Dorian Chavez was elected to Place 6 on the Cedar Park City Council in 2018.
Chavez has a longstanding history of volunteerism and public service in our community prior to joining City Council. He has served as a four-time organizer of one of the Cedar Park Police Department’s National Night Out neighborhood events and as a co-chair of the Ronald Reagan Elementary School Carnival Committee. He also volunteered teaching Spanish to kindergartners and first graders at Reagan Elementary for two years, served as a volunteer for Reveal Food Bank in Cedar Park and volunteers his time to Hopeful Hearts Therapeutic Riding for special needs children and veterans recovering from trauma. Chavez recently organized Vista Ridge High School students and community volunteers to carry out a healthy kids running event to help fight childhood obesity.
Chavez has a distinguished military career, having enlisted in the United States Army Reserve in 1992 and later attending the University of New Mexico where he enrolled in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) where he was commissioned as an active duty Armor Officer. He completed his service at Fort Hood, leaving active duty with the rank of First Lieutenant. Following active duty he was assigned to the National Guard and achieved the rank of Captain. He is currently a Captain in the Texas State Guard and participated in humanitarian relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey. Chavez is an account executive for a manufacturing company that provides critical items to pharmaceutical, aerospace and government accounts in the cleanroom industry.