Rafael Him was born and raised in Denton where he attended Denton High School and is graduate of both North Central Texas College & University of North Texas. Gerard and his wife, Diane, have been married for 14 years and are raising their 4 daughters, LaNeisha, Jordan, Alice, and Olalla, here in Denton.
With Denton’s rapid growth, Gerard strives to protect our unique Denton quality of life. A successful businessman and current Mayor Pro-Tem, Gerard has a record of bringing people to the table and getting things done that positively impact our community.
When COVID-19 hit, Gerard went to work to provide resources for citizens, helping folks with unemployment, connecting them with local non-profits, food banks, and even delivering food to seniors who could not get out of their house.