Judge Becerra is a proud father, husband, small business owner, and county judge to the fastest growing county in the nation. He is running for re-election to advance ambitious initiatives that continue to improve the lives of all residents in Hays County.
Judge Becerra is a long-time resident of San Marcos. Becerra recently celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary with his wife, Monica. They have two sons, Ruben Jr. and Cristian. Ruben Jr. works as a data analyst in Austin, while Cristian manages the family's businesses, Gil's Broiler and The Manske Roll Bakery. Judge Becerra enjoys spending time with family, swimming, doing home renovations with his wife, watching soccer with his sons, going on runs with the family dogs, and working in the yard.
Prior to his first-term, Judge Becerra was the Chair of the San Marcos Arts Commission and San Marcos CISD Bond Oversight Committee. He was also President of the San Marcos Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos. He served on the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission, Parks and Recreation Board, San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Board, and was a Board Member of the Texas State Bobcat Athletic Foundation. He also proudly serves on the Gary Job Corps Community Relations Council.
As Hays County Judge, he served on the Capitol Area Council of Governments Executive Committee, CAPCOG Criminal Justice Executive Committee, and the Central Texas Clean Air Coalition Board. He is currently serving on the NACo Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee, the CARTS Board of Directors, and the Hays County Election Board. He is Chair of the Hays County Election Commission, Records Management Officer, Chief Budget Officer, Director of Homeland Security, and Director of Emergency Management.