Jon Lux was appointed in 2012 to fill Place 5, vacated by Council Member Tony Dale after he was elected to the Texas State House of Representatives. Jon was then elected to Place 5 in the 2013 General Election. Before serving on City Council, he served on Cedar Park Planning and Zoning Commission from 2009 through 2012. Jon also served as member of the Cedar Park Tourism Advisory Board from 2008 through 2009.
Jon is a proud U.S. Navy veteran with 21 years of service. He enlisted in the Navy in 1983 and in 1984 was awarded a Naval ROTC scholarship to the University of New Mexico, where, upon completion of his B.A. in Economics, he was commissioned as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. As a Surface Warfare Officer his sea tours included USS Independence (CV 62), USS Goldsbourgh (DDG 20), USS Cimarron (AO 177), and command of USS Chief (MCM 14). Ashore, he served on the staffs of Commander Mine Ware Command and Commander Mine Countermeasures Squadron Three, and served as Executive Office Naval Station in Ingleside, TX. In addition to personal awards he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and Kuwait Liberation Medal.
After retirement from the U.S. Navy, Jon has worked in the private sector as a Division Manager, Division Chief, and Program manager for information technology providers.
Jon attended the United States Navy Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, where he graduated with a Master of Science in Management.
Not a native Texan but having traveled the world in his role with the Navy, Jon selected Cedar Park as the place of choice to live, work, play, thrive and call home for his family. He is married to Michelle and has two children: a daughter and a son who are both graduates of Vista Ridge High School. He and his family attend Gateway Church where he and Michelle lead a local community support program.