As a graduate from University of Texas Pan-American (now UTRGV), Osiel Ramos is a current elementary teacher at John F. Kennedy Elementary School, located here in Peñitas.
In his 16 years as an educator, Mr. Ramos has served as a role model, a parent, shoulder to cry on and counselor.
He’s served as a member of the Peñitas Friends of the Library, a member of the Peñitas White Wing Festival, a member of the Planning/Zoning committee and City Charter committee member. Mr. Ramos has participated in vast school campus and district functions along with extracurricular activities ranging from SBDM committee member, Attendance committee member, UIL coach, LJ Wellness coach, LJISD Public Relations Representative, and JFK’s school wide photographer.
As a former migrant worker, Mr. Ramos worked in the harsh fields during his last four years of high school alongside his family and understands from experience the struggles and what it takes to survive to become a productive educated citizen.
Mr. Ramos beliefs are to “Strive to work as a TEAM to bring growth and prosperity to the community.” Also as a leader, Mr. Ramos knows how critical it will be to give the citizens a voice and allow for that voice to be heard.
As a candidate for city council, Mr. Ramos pledges to be vigilant and accessible to all citizens. Collaborating with all city personnel, neighboring municipalities and state/federal entities will be priority on his agenda. With his presence as a city official, Peñitas will be known as a prosperous city where people will want to enjoy to live in and embed their family roots in.