Council Member Ward #2

Council Member Joe David (“J. D.”) Villa has a long history with the City of Rockport, having been born and raised here and having graduating from Rockport-Fulton High School in 1997.  After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he served his country for 14 years.  That career included acting as Master-at-Arms aboard the USS Enterprise, as Leading Petty Officer in the security training department of Naval Amphibious Little Creek, as Leading Petty Officer in the ship’s brig of the USS Harry S Truman, all in Virginia, and as Leading Petty Officer for the Honor Guard at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City.  Presently, J.D. is an active-ready reservist for the U.S. Navy.

Council Member Villa has  a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice.  He has attended and is qualified to teach first-line leadership courses. 

J.D. is currently liaison to the Parks & Leisure Services Advisory Board and the Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program.  He is also alternate with the Mayor to the Stormwater Management Program.  J.D. is a member of the Rockport Masonic Lodge No. 323, Midwest City Masonic Lodge No. 532, and the Virginia Beach Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 42.  He is also a member of the South Rockport Neighbors and the VFW, and is a graduate of Leadership Aransas County Class XVII.  He serves on the Aransas County Council on Aging Board and is a member of the local Ducks Unlimited Chapter.  He volunteers at Coastal Bend Troop Support and at Fulton Learning Center for the Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students), where his daughter Alexis attends school.


Joe David ("J.D.") Villa

Elected      May 2012
Re-elected May 2014
Re-elected May 2016

Contact Information:
Rockport City Hall
622 E. Market Street
Rockport, TX  78382
Ph (361) 729-2213