Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a seven-member board consisting of three active firefighters of the Pension Fund, the Finance Director, the Mayor or an appointed representative of the Mayor, and two citizen members.

As per State law under the “Texas Local Fire Fighters Retirement Act”, the San Benito Firemen Relief & Retirement Fund is governed by the Board of Trustees. 

These members are dedicated men and women who volunteer personal time to ensure that the San Benito Firemen Relief & Retirement Fund assets are used exclusively for the benefit of its members.


Active Firefighter & Chairman – Mr. Boris Esparza

Active Firefighter & Vice-Chairman – Mr. Adan Gonzalez

Active Firefighter & Secretary — Mr. Rafael Perez


Mayor– Honorable Ricardo Guerra

       Mayor Designee– Ms. Belen Pena, MBA

Interim Finance Director – Ms. Stephanie Sarrionandia

Citizen– Ms. Ida Martinez, CPA

CitizenMs. Christina Sanchez