Forest Hill, Texas
City Council Member Gerald Joubert
Gerald Joubert is currently seated in City Council Place 3, elected in June, 2018. Previously, he served three terms as Mayor of the City of Forest Hill. In 2013, he ran unopposed - the first time in the history of the city that no one ran against the incumbent Mayor in an election. Mr. Joubert was first elected to the City Council in 2003.
Employed as a Security Officer in Fort Worth, City Council Member Joubert has lived in Forest Hill since November, 1989. He and his wife Sonya have been married for more than 20 years and have raised three adult sons and a daughter.
Council Member Joubert has provided many volunteer services to his constituents in Forest Hill. He served as the Chairman of the City’s Community Development Corporation for six years; in 2017 he served as Chairman for the Mayors Council of Tarrant County and Vice Chairman in 2015 and 2016. He had been a member of that organization’s Economic Development Committee and Nominating Committee from 2013 through 2017 and was as a Legislative Representative from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Joubert also served as the Assistant Regional Director of Region 11 for the National Black Caucus of Elected Officials (NBC-LEO), and is a previous member of the Texas Association of Black City Council Members (TABCCM).
Council Member Joubert prides himself on bringing honesty, respect, and service to the citizens of Forest Hill. As he has in the past, he will continue to be committed to maintaining an open and transparent city government, bringing quality economic development to the community, improving the city’s aging infrastructure, and providing superior customer service to our citizens.
“We need to stay on the forefront of change to build a better future for our city,” he says. “When we stay on the path, nothing but growth and success will come to our city.”
You can reach Council Member Joubert at email@example.com.