SAN ANGELO, TX – Tom Green County Commissioner Pct. 1 Ralph Hoelscher is running for reelection to the seat he's held for several terms.
Hoelscher's service extends beyond his role as commissioner. He holds positions on the Howard College Foundation Board of Directors and is an active member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Mereta.
Having been a resident of Tom Green County since 1967, Hoelscher has made a living as a farmer/rancher in the Veribest community.
Married to his wife, Noemi, for 56 years, Hoelscher is a family man with two children, three grandsons, and three great-grandsons.
His past roles include serving as Director of the Upper Colorado River Authority (appointed by Gov. George W. Bush), Trustee for Veribest ISD, Director and President of the Tom Green County Farm Bureau, and President of the Parish Council at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mereta.
Additionally, he has contributed to initiatives such as the Tom Green County Census Awareness Committee and the Tom Green County Redistricting Committee. Hoelscher was also involved in the "Beacon to the Future Library Steering Committee."
“I will respect, represent, and work for all the people in Tom Green County, listen to the concerns of the people, and make decisions that will be fair to all," Hoelscher stated. "I want everyone to feel secure and proud to live and work in Tom Green County.”
San Angelo LIVE! is hosting a special livestream event on Monday, Feb. 12, featuring candidates for Tom Green County positions running in the March 5 Republican Primary Election. The evening concludes with an in-depth conversation between State Rep. Drew Darby and San Angelo LIVE! Publisher Joe Hyde.
The Forum and Conversation is scheduled for the Sugg Community Room at the Stephens Central Library, 33 W Beauregard Ave. starting at 6 p.m. The public is invited, but seating is limited.
All GOP candidates who are in competing races are invited and have indicated their intention to participate. Each candidate will be given a seven-minute time slot to present the case for their candidacy.
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