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Council Biographies
Jeff Coleman
Mayor 2007 - 2016

Mayor Coleman has been associated with Pflugerville since 2000 when he opened an independently owned insurance agency. He and his wife Shannon moved to Pflugerville in 2001 and live in the Falcon Pointe subdivision. They have three children Ramzy, Reaghen and Rylan. Coleman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Corpus Christi State University.
 
Coleman’s focus is to encourage economic development while maintaining Pflugerville’s small town atmosphere. His goals are to promote Pflugerville as a growing city with unlimited potential and expand parks within the city of Pflugerville. Serving as Mayor since 2007, Coleman serves on numerous committees to ensure Pflugerville continues to grow and prosper. Coleman currently serves on the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) Transportation Policy Board, as liaison on the Executive Committee of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), as our Legislative Liaison and as alternate for the City Council’s Emergency Services District #2 Committee.
 
In addition to his city mayoral leadership, Coleman has a long history of serving his community in various organizations. He served as President of both Northwest Austin LMK and the Rotary Club of Pflugerville, and is an active member of the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce. In July 2008, Mayor Coleman was honored to be named the “Elected Official of the Year” by the Central Texas Section of the American Planning Association. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG).
 

Wayne Cooper - Mayor Pro Tem
Councilmember Place 1
2007 - 2016



Councilmember Cooper was a member of the Pflugerville Planning and Zoning Commission and served his second term in the position of Vice Chair, just prior to being elected to the City Council.  In addition to his duties as a Planning Commissioner, he participated in several specific planning projects within the City of Pflugerville including the Pflugerville SH 130 & SH 45 Corridor Development Strategy Advisory Committee, and the Pflugerville Residential Quality Standards Advisory Committee.

Cooper knows that the unprecedented growth the City of Pflugerville has seen in the last few years will continue for some time to come. The completion of the SH 130 and SH 45 toll roads have left the City with a wide range of choices that will shape its future. Cooper wants to help the City and its residents make the right choices so that Pflugerville remains the wonderful city we all live in. To this end, Cooper's focus is to ensure development occurs in a beneficial way for the entire city, where Pflugerville will leverage its success for improvements to its infrastructure, and entice improvements through all of Pflugerville, including downtown, its southern and future far eastern borders, and its school district.

Cooper is an avid gardener and is a member of the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce with his firm, and is a past member of the Pflugerville Rotary Club. He and his wife enjoy many activities in Pflugerville with their children, including school-based activities, Girl Scouts, and the track and cross country programs at Pflugerville High School and Park Crest Middle School.

Brad Marshall
Councilmember Place 2
2011 - 2014


Brad Marshall and his wife Denise moved their 3 kids, Paige, Emily, and Nicholas to Pflugerville in 2001. A native Texan, Marshall spent over 15 years in the high tech industry, serving as Director of Client Services and CIO for Computer Sciences Corporation, before pursuing his passion of home building. Marshall is now President and CEO of Apeiron Builders Group, a family of companies that services customers in need of residential construction, commercial construction, pools and outdoor living. Marshall holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Master’s degree from The University of Phoenix.

After first joining the city’s Finance and Budget Committee in 2011, Marshall was determined to get further involved in service to the community with the intent of making a greater impact. The opportunity presented itself when the City Council Place 2 position opened up. He is passionately committed to a continued pursuit of lowering the traditionally high property taxes by working with potential businesses that might call Pflugerville home. Marshall will work to influence positive growth which will ultimately provide much needed sales tax revenue to contribute to the city’s bottom line.


Omar Peña
Councilmember Place 3
2012 - 2015 


Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, Council Member Peña graduated from Harlingen High School and went on to earn a BBA in Economics from Sam Houston State in Huntsville, TX and an MBA from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.

Since 2006, Omar and his wife Angela have happily made their home in the Old Town section of Pflugerville. In 2010 they welcomed the arrival of their son Sebastian.

Mr. Peña has a wide variety of business experience with Fortune 100 transportation and technology companies in various disciplines ranging from corporate finance, project management, operations, marketing and sales. A longtime employee of IBM, he currently leads a worldwide business development team.

Peña is actively involved in the Pflugerville community. He serves as President of the Board of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) and is an active member of the Pflugerville Lions Club, presently serving a third term as President.

Starlet Sattler
Councilmember Place 4
2008 - 2014


Starlet Sattler moved with her family to Pflugerville in December 1992. She is a native Texan and has been married to her husband Gary for 25 years. They have raised two children, Brandon, 22, and Tarrah, 19. Starlet has participated in many volunteer positions throughout the community. She was on the board of the Brookhollow PTO and Piranha swim team when her children were younger.

Sattler has been on the Deutschen Pfest Committee since 1997, and has served as chairman since 2005. Prior to being elected to the City Council, Sattler was the chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission. She also participated in both Downtown Summits, the Wal-Mart Development Committee, the Residential Quality Standards Committee, the Stone Hill Town Center site review team, the Personnel Appeals Board and the Zoning Code Revision team. Starlet is currently a member of the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce and attended City Council meetings on a regular basis for a number of years to stay current on the concerns and issues affecting the City of Pflugerville.

Sattler has worked as a realtor since 1996 and with Keller Williams Realty since 1997. She is currently part of The Pinnacle Group, a team within Keller Williams.

Sattler, who has witnessed many changes in Pflugerville, recognizes changes are inevitable and is willing to embrace them to help the City progress positively forward. Her goal is to help ensure the future growth Pflugerville experiences will be healthy for all living in and around our City, and not to the detriment of its citizens.

Victor Gonzales
Councilmember Place 5
2006 - 2015 
 

Victor Gonzales is a native resident of Pflugerville and presently lives three blocks from the house he grew up in on Railroad Avenue. He holds a BA Degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

As a native of Pflugerville, Gonzales understands the hometown feeling.  From a community of 272, to n
ow more than 50,000 in population, Gonzales has been an integral part of the dynamic growth of the Pflugerville community.  He is an avid proponent of “Green” initiatives, being very active in pushing Pflugerville’s first single stream recycling program to advocating for the city’s first animal control supervisor and improved facilities and expansion of the Community Library.

Gonzales is currently active in a number of public and civic organizations. He is the President of the Pflugerville Education Foundation, a member of the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce, and was recently elected Chair of the Travis-Williamson Country Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Regional Council. He also serves as Region 10 Director for the Texas Municipal League (TML), TML Executive Committee, and is a member of Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO).


Now beginning his third term in office, Gonzales has been instrumental and active in initiatives dealing with expanded economic and retail growth, as well as maintaining open communications with TxDot on infrastructure development and traffic management. Gonzales, in his six years in office, has voted to continue lowering property taxes while passing budgets designed to make a positive impact on the community and residents.

“The future of Pflugerville has just begun,” sites Gonzales,  "we are on the horizon of some exciting growth and opportunities."  His future goals are to promote creation of new jobs, strategic use of park land and ultimately, envisioning a multi-purpose, recreation center.  Gonzales will continue to push for more “Green Projects” such as the landmark 600 acre solar farm and recruiting corporate investors.