Alan McGraw was elected to his first term as Mayor of Round Rock in May 2008 and was sworn in to his third term in May 2014. Prior to his election, Mayor McGraw served on the Round Rock City Council for seven years, four of those years as Mayor Pro-Tem. A Round Rock real estate attorney, Mayor McGraw holds a degree in accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University, a Master’s in Taxation from Colorado State University, and a law degree from the University of Texas.
Mayor McGraw is a member of the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce, Round Rock Sertoma and First United Methodist Church of Round Rock. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Capital Area Council of Governments, the Clean Air Coalition, Kids Outdoor Zone, Williamson County Board of Realtors and has been active in numerous regional transit planning groups.
He is also active in the Austin Woods and Waters Club, an organization dedicated to preserving the outdoors. He and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Paige and Chase.
Craig Morgan, Place 1
Craig Morgan was elected to Place 1 in May 2011. Morgan, a Round Rock attorney, has been an active member in the Round Rock community. He currently serves on the St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center Board of Trustees, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board (CAMPO), Chasco Family YMCA board of directors, and the Round Rock Campus Advisory Committee for ACC. He is also a current member of the Rotary Club of Round Rock and attends the Fellowship at Forest Creek in Round Rock.
He is a Leadership Round Rock graduate and has previously served on the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Leadership Round Rock Planning Board. Additionally, Morgan served as a Commissioner on the Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission, is a former member of the Ridgeview Middle School PTA, and served as a member of the Round Rock Charter Review Commission in 2007.
Morgan received his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University, an MBA from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University), and his law degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He is married to Amanda Morgan and they have one son, Garret.
Rene Flores was elected to Place 2 in May 2016. Flores works as a banker in Round Rock with First Texas Bank. He received his BBA with a major in Finance from Texas Christian University.
Flores is a graduate of Leadership Round Rock and recently completed five years of service on the Round Rock Chamber board. He served as chair for the Investor Council, worked on the Leadership Round Rock Planning group and also served on the Finance Council. Flores was appointed as a Commissioner to the Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission and served four years. He currently serves on the board of the Rural Capital Area Workforce Solutions. Flores is as member of the Finance Committee for St. William Catholic Church where he and his family attend. He is also a board member of the Noon Rotary Club and a member of the El Amistad Club.
Flores and his wife, Cynthia, have two children Cecelia and John Richard.
Frank Leffingwell was elected to Place 3 in January of 2015. Frank serves as President of Frank Leffingwell & Associates, PC, a business, estate planning, and tax transactional law firm which won Round Rock Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious “Big Boy Hester” Small Business of the Year award in 2013. Frank is a native of Round Rock and strongly believes in investing in his community. Frank has served on several boards and commissions including the CHASCO YMCA (2008-2011, President 2009-2011), YMCA of Greater Williamson County (2008-2015, Treasurer 2009-2015), Family Eldercare (2011–2015; President 2013-2014), Round Rock Chamber of Commerce (2013–2014), Austin Chamber of Commerce (2014-present), Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Advisory Committee (2010-2015), Round Rock Rotary Club (2008-Present; President 2010-2011), Seton Williamson Foundation Board of Trustees (2011-2014), the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation (2010-Present), St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center (2014-2016), and the Development Advisory Board of Baylor Scott & White Cancer Center (2016-present). Frank is a past member of the City of Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission (2012-2014; Chair 2013-2014), the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee of the City of Round Rock (2012-2014; Chair 2013-2014), and served as Chair for the 2011 City of Round Rock Charter Review Commission. He is a member of the Federalist Society. Frank serves on the Executive Committee of Austin Area Research Organization (AARO) where he serves on the Transportation Committee, Water and Energy Committee, and serves as Chair of the McBee Fellowship Program. He proudly represents the City of Round Rock on the Capital Area Economic Development District, the Central Texas Clean Air Coalition, and the Executive Committee of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) and as a member of the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (BCRUA). Frank is a graduate of Leadership Round Rock and a member of Round Rock Momentum.
Frank was raised in Round Rock and is a 1984 graduate of Round Rock High School, a 1989 graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, a 1993 graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas, and a 1997 participant in the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers.
Mr. Leffingwell was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1993. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Tax Section and Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section), Federal Bar Association, State Bar of Texas (Tax Section and Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section), Austin Bar Association, and the Williamson County Bar Association. Mr. Leffingwell has received a Preeminent “AV” rating (highest possible) from Martindale-Hubbell and he is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. He is a Life Fellow of the Austin Bar Foundation and a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, an organization that recognizes only the top 1/3rd of 1% of all Texas attorneys as Fellows.
Frank and his wife, Bethany, have two children, Blake and Claire.
Will Peckham was elected to Place 4 in May 2014. Will is a product of the Round Rock ISD system, graduating from Westwood High School in 1989. He attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Agriculture Education. After his college years, Will moved back to Round Rock, and currently owns and operates Round Rock Travel with his family.
He married Nikki and enlarged their family to 4 children; Bradley, Haley, Jason and Melanie. Over the years Will has been involved in many community and civic organizations. He is a graduate of Leadership Round Rock and the Ascend Leadership Program, was named 2011 Round Rock Chamber Member of the Year and is a proud recipient of the 2015 “Big Boy Hester” Small Business of the Year Award.
Will has also been past president of the Round Rock Rotary Club and the Williamson A&M Club. He currently sits on the YMCA Board of Greater Williamson County, Williamson County A&M Club Board, Whitlow Task Force for Capitol IDEA, Round Rock Chamber Board of Directors and is a member of the Round Rock Rotary Club. Other boards and commissions he has had the privilege to serve on in the past include the City of Round Rock Ethics Review Commission, Planning and Zoning Commission and the 2013 Williamson County Bond Advisory Committee.
Writ won election to Place 5 in May 2015. Writ, along with two of his brothers, owns Hill Country Payroll, a family business founded by their father in 1995. He has a BA in Economics and a minor in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
He is an active investor in the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce. His service includes 6 years on the Chamber’s Board of Directors, including a term as Chair of the Board during 2012. He is a 2008 graduate of Leadership Round Rock. Writ was named the Chamber’s Member of the Year in 2010 and was the Outstanding New Member in 2007.
Writ served on the Round Rock Economic Development Partnership Advisory Committee for 2 years and had the honor of being the vice chair of the committee for one of those years. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Round Rock and served as Club President during 2012-2013. Writ also served as a member of the Board of Trustees at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center and on the board of directors for the RRISD Partners in Education Foundation.
He and his family are members of Palm Valley Lutheran Church. Writ also enjoyed coaching youth baseball and basketball for 17 seasons. He is an adult leader with BSA Troop 365.
Writ and his wife, Kim, have two sons, Tyler and Trevor.
Kris Whitfield was elected to the City Council in May 2007 and served as Mayor Pro-Tem from June 2012-June 2014. Kris was named the Round Rock Citizen of the Year in 2011 and named a Woman of Distinction by the Central Texas Girl Scouts in 2010. Kris serves as Vice President of the BCRUA (Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority) and serves on the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She is a Past Chairman of the Round Rock Chamber and is the current Chamber Board Secretary, also currently serving on the Chamber’s Executive Board, Finance Committee and Chairs the Workforce & Talent Development Committee.
A 2003 graduate and current board member for Leadership Round Rock and Ascend Leadership programs, she also serves as the Board Development Director on the YMCA of Greater Williamson County’s Metro Board and the Twin Lakes YMCA Board.
Kris is a founding member and current President of the Play4All Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to raising funds to expand the Play For All Abilities Park, which was designed for children of all abilities to have a safe place to play.
She is the Membership Director for the Rotary Club of Round Rock and is a past President of the Sunrise Rotary Club. Kris is the President and founding member of Round Rock Arts and was the Charter President and founding member of the Round Rock Foundation for the Arts.
Kris served on the RRISD Partners in Education Advisory Board for many years and was a founder of the Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation. She serves on Texas State University’s Advisory Council for Round Rock and is a member of the Ethics Committee for St. David’s Medical Center in Round Rock.
Kris is the Co-Founder of Women Impacting the Nation (WIN), a non-profit designed to encourage and empower women through education, activism and philanthropy.
A life member and the 70th State President of the Texas Jaycees, she has also served as Past President of the Abilene Jaycees and the Round Rock Jaycees. Kris is graduate of the John Ben Sheppard Leadership Forum and serves on the Leadership Team for the JBS Forum.
Kris moved to Round Rock in 1992 from Abilene, Texas, where she attended Abilene Christian University and Hardin Simmons University. Kris works for Health Sense Hospice and serves on the Health Sense Foundation Board. Kris and her husband Rev. Eric Whitfield (former RRISD trustee) have two children, Britta and Eric, and four grandchildren. Kris and Eric attend Peace of Christ Church where they serve on various committees and ministries.