Dwayne Ariola was elected to City Council, At-Large in May 2017 and reelected November 2020. He was first sworn in May 16, 2017 His current term expires in May 2023.
Mr. Ariola is a native of Taylor and a 1985 graduate of Taylor High School. He served on the Planning and Zoning Commission before being elected to Council. He is a member of Taylor Kiwanis and American Legion Post 39 and is working to rebuild the Legion's presence in Taylor. He is a Retired Master Chief (Submarines) of 20 years. Volunteer activities include Community Clean-Up Days, among other events.
Mr. Ariola and his wife Alice Marie have a blended family of one son, Koby, a 2017 graduate of UTSA, and two daughters: Joanna, a student at St. Edward's University and Jennifer, a student at Reedy HS in Frisco, Texas. He is currently Director of Technical Services, Mountain States-South for Commissioning Agents, Inc.