Jeff Bauknight is the City Council representative for District 3. He was born in Austin and raised in Victoria. Bauknight earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University. Upon returning to Victoria in 2004, he started Crossroads Mechanical, Inc., a mechanical contracting firm. He is also a member of the Victoria Sales Tax Development Corporation and the Victoria Housing Finance Corporation. He was first elected to the City Council in 2013.