Ornaldo Ybarra was born in Houston, Texas and he has been a resident of Pasadena and District A since the day he left the hospital 31 years ago. Councilmember Ybarra resides in the same home that he grew up in as a child. Councilmember Ybarra is proud to have attended Kruse Elementary, Jackson Intermediate, and a graduate of Pasadena High School.
Upon graduating from Pasadena High School, Councilmember Ybarra enlisted in the United States Marine Corps (1996-2000) and was assigned as an infantryman in 1st Battalion 7th Marines in 29 Palms, California. While in the Marine Corps, Councilmember Ybarra was the recipient of many awards such as the Navy Achievement Medal, Marine of the Quarter 1998, Meritoriously Promoted from Lance Corporal to Corporal, Letters of Appreciation, Certificates of Commendations, and Good Conduct Medal.
After being receiving an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps, Councilmember Ybarra returned back to Pasadena and attended San Jacinto College. Councilmember Ybarra received an Associates of Applied Science (A.A.S) from San Jacinto College and was recognized for his academic achievement on various occasions by being placed on the Dean’s List.
Upon receiving his A.A.S from San Jacinto College, Councilmember applied and was selected to be a Police Officer with the Pearland Police Department. Councilmember Ybarra has worked all three patrol shifts and is a member of the Pearland Police Department SWAT Team and Honor Guard Team.
Councilmember Ybarra received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Houston (Main Campus) in 2010.
Councilmember Ybarra goals are to demolish dangerous/abandon homes, remove junk vehicles, clean empty lots with high grass, improve our sidewalks and streets, bring business development to North Pasadena, and to make the City of Pasadena a safer community.
It is an honor to serve our community, and I look forward to talking and meeting the wonderful, hard working people that have provided me with the opportunity to serve them. I can be contacted at 713-475-5522 or can be email at OYbarra@ci.pasadena.tx.us