Judy Cope (R)

Last modified on: 11-16-2018 11:39:52

County Commissioner
(Guadalupe)

Term Ends: 12-31-2022 District: 4

General Information



Personal Information

Commissioner Judy Cope was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her grandmother, Nancy Archer, made the run into Oklahoma in 1889 when the Oklahoma territory was opened up for homesteading. Commissioner Cope graduated from Mac Arthur High in San Antonio and went on to attend The College of the Mainland for Criminal Justice Training. Commissioner Cope is married to Jim Cope and has four children: three daughters living and one son who is deceased. Her hobbies include showing and raising Paint and Quarter horses and fishing.

Commissioner Cope has a diversified background she worked in accounting for Central Freight Lines, held a Texas Real Estate License for 21 years, worked in the field of criminal justice as a special investigator to the warden, compliance officer and gang coordinator. She is currently a DPS Concealed Handgun Instructor. Commissioner Cope's husband formerly owned Jim Cope Construction Company where she assisted with the daily operations, which included road and driveway construction, land clearing, and landscaping. In 2000, Judy and Jim purchased New Berlin Feed and Tack. To help serve the New Berlin area, they expanded the store and included a veterinarian clinic. They have since sold the store. Commissioner Cope wanted to be able to focus more on the needs of Precinct 4 and devote her time and energy to representing the residents.

Commissioner Cope is a member of the following organizations:

* The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 8513
* The Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post #245
* Long time Associate Member of the Sheriff's Association
* Republican Women
* Elected to the Legislative Committee for the Conference of Urban Counties.

Commissioner Cope is proud of her record since taking office and here are some of the accomplishments that have been achieved:

* Completion of warning sirens on the lake
* Completion of the emergency reverse call back system (i.e., Reverse 911)
* New NOAA weather radio tower
* Two new towers to improve communication for our Sheriff's Department and our Volunteer Fire Departments
* Provided our volunteer fire departments with additional funding
* Reworked the subdivision rule book in order to promote positive growth
* Passed the property tax freeze for over-65 and disabled citizens

Commissioner Cope is dedicated to the open door policy. She believes the office belongs to the people of Guadalupe County. Commissioner Cope will be holding town hall meetings in order to better inform the residents of Precinct 4 and at the same time give them an opportunity to have input into their local government.

Contact and Phone Numbers

101 East Court Street
Seguin, TX 78155
(830) 303-8857 x1329
(830) 303-4064
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General Contact for Guadalupe
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  101 E. Court Street
  Seguin, TX 78155
(830) 303-8867
(830) 303-4064
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