Gregorio "Greg" Gomez was 1st elected to the Farmersville City Council in 2012 and was quickly selected as the Mayor pro-tem. He was selected by the council as Mayor in 2014. Mayor Gomez previously served 3 years on the Farmersville Planning Commission.
Mayor Gomez was born and raised in Visalia and attended the University of California, Berkeley. He is a 20-year employee of County of Tulare and is currently employed as a Systems Administrator in the Information and Communications Technology Department.
Mayor Gomez's wife is a native of Farmersville. The couple met in town in 1993, married in 1994, and moved to Visalia a year later. The family returned to Farmersville in 2007 after having purchased a home in the Sierra Woods subdivision.
Mayor and Mrs. Gomez are the proud parents of 4 daughters: the 2 oldest graduated from Farmersville High School, the younger attends Snowden School and the "cleanup hitter," a toddler, keeps them busy at home.
His City Council Appointments are: Farmersville Redevelopment Successor Agency, Tulare County Association of Governments, Consolidated Waste Management Authority and the League of California Cities.
Mayor Gomez's current and past record of service in community and civic organizations includes Past President of the Tulare County Fair board (Governor Brown appointee), Past Chairman of the Farmersville City Planning Commission and United Way of Tulare County. He is also involved with Farmersville Kiwanis, Farmersville Culture of Literacy Collective, Citizens Advisory Committee of the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, and he is President of the Tulare County employees' chapter of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 521.