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Ron Sauma is serving his seventh term as councilmember for the City of Benbrook and was first elected in 2001. He has lived in Benbrook since 1979. He and wife Marie were married in 1962 and have two children: Donna and George; and two grandchildren: Madelyn and Anthony. Councilmember Sauma retired from Fort Worth’s Miller Brewing Company in 1996. He previously served four years on a Destroyer in the U.S. Navy.

Since beginning his term on City Council, Sauma has served as the City’s voting representative to the North Central Texas Council of Governments. In December 2008, Mr. Sauma was elected Vice Chairman of the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS/JRB) Fort Worth Regional Coordination Committee. The NAS/JRB Regional Coordination Committee is a cooperative planning initiative between the NAS/JRB and surrounding cities.

Sauma is a member of Saint Peters and Our Lady of Lebanon Catholic Churches. He volunteers at Harris Methodist Hospital of Fort Worth in both the fitness and cardiac rehab areas, and serves as the Legislative Chairman of the Harris Methodist Fort Worth Auxiliary Hospital Board. Ron also volunteers at the Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in Fort Worth.

Mr. Sauma is an active member of the Benbrook Lions Club, American Legion Post 297, and 4 PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving).