Longinos Gonzalez Jr serves District 4 on the Board of County Commissioners. His district encompasses south and eastern El Paso County, including the Towns of Fountain, Security/Widefield, Hanover, Ellicot, Rush, Yoder and S/SE areas of Colorado Springs as well as the unincorporated area of Stratmoor Hills.
Graduating from the Air Force Academy in 1992, Longinos returned to Colorado Springs because of his love for the outdoors and beauty of the region, particularly the mountainous Front Range. He enjoys hiking in our areas’ great parks and trails and is an avid fisherman and tennis player.
His background includes a 20 year career as an Air Force Intelligence officer, retiring as a Lt Colonel in 2012. In addition to a Political Science degree from the Academy, Longinos has a Masters degree in science education and was a teacher with Harrison School District 2 prior to his election.
Longinos is the county representative on the Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control, Board of Health, and Housing Authority. He serves on numerous other boards and committees — including the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority, Community Development Advisory Board, and City/County Drainage Board.
Longinos’ community involvement includes serving on the Colorado Springs Public Safety Sales Tax Oversight Committee, and being a volunteer Sunday school teacher and lector at his church.
Commissioner Gonzalez can be reached at:200 South Cascade Avenue, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2202
Phone: (719) 520-6414Fax: (719) 520-6397 Email: LonginosGonzalezJr@elpasoco.com
District 4 Map: New Districts set in 2015