Andrew W. Cable

District 6 Director
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Judge Andrew W. Cable is a native Texan that currently resides in Wimberley, TX and presently serves as the Justice of the Peace for Hays County Precinct 3 as well as presiding as the Municipal Court Judge for the City of Kyle. Judge Cable graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 1992 and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and again in 2007 and received his Master’s in the same field. Just as his slogan states, Judge Cable is committed to service and hopes to continue this as he runs for the PEC Board, where he aims to cooperatively move forward to best serve the interests of the member-owners. With the growth of District 6, Judge Cable recognizes the need that comes with expansion for an increase in infrastructure while still maintaining low rates and reliability and continue the rate reductions that PEC has seen over the last few years. Over Judge Cable’s 28 years of experience he boasts a resume which reflects a versatile role in not only his local community but surrounding communities as well, serving on the Texas Pension Review Board, Emergency Services District 7 Board, Capital Area Planning Council, Texas Community Justice Task Force, and Texas Justice Court Judges Association. Judge Cable also serves as a member of the Lions Club and Knights of Columbus as well as sitting on the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Advisory Board. With this experience Judge Cable aims to continue innovation in outage detection and prevention strategies in order for member-owners to get outages fixed quickly and safely.

Judge Andrew W. Cable was elected in 1998 to his first term as Justice of the Peace Hays County Precinct 3 and since then been re-elected to his fifth term in this position. Although Judge Cable is the local Justice of the Peace, he responds to much more. Judge Cable is responsible for 678 square miles of land and responds to requests for service issuing warrants and performing coroner duties to unattended deaths. In the courtroom Judge Cable hears many different cases
ranging from criminal cases such as minor possession to civil cases such as breach of contract claims and domestic disputes. Judge Cable’s rulings in the courtroom have not only made people responsible for their actions but have put the property rights into the hands of the property owners in eviction cases. Judge Cable operates his office in an organized manner in order to maintain accountability of taxpayer dollars and to utilize the office for the betterment of the community and Hays County.

Outside the courtroom Judge Cable is involved with a variety of organizations that affect not only Central Texas but the state as a whole. One of these organizations that Judge Cable serves as a board member of is the Texas Pension Review Board and has been an avid member serving for more than 7 years. The PRB is mandated to oversee all Texas Retirement Systems, on both the state and local level. The mission of the PRB is to provide the State of Texas with the necessary information and recommendations to see to it that our public retirement systems are sound and reliable to ensure the well-being of our citizens. The PRB aspires to expand the knowledge and educate administrators, trustees and the members of Texas public pensions fund on issues regarding this topic. Judge Cable is part of a board that oversees approximately $237 billion in total assets and has an agenda to make sure that retirees are paid what they deserve for their hard work. Judge Cable is also part of another large organization that affects Central Texas more directly. He sits on the Emergency Services District 7 Board, which is responsible for providing emergency services to 267 square miles and keeping over 33 thousand people safe from emergency situations at any time. Judge Cable works to make the District 7 Emergency Response Services better and more prepared using the organizations multi-million dollar budget while at the same time maintaining fiscal responsibility with its citizen’s tax dollars.

Judge Andrew Cable as well works with local organizations and has become a public icon for the community. Judge Cable thoroughly enjoys participating in the affairs of the Wimberley Chamber of Commerce and Wimberley Education Foundation among other local entities. Even with this long list of responsibilities Judge Cable has served 2 years as Director for the Wimberley Lions Club, where he participates in Wimberley Market Days almost every month. As well as this, Judge Cable is also a practicing Catholic at St. Mary’s Church in Wimberley and not only has served as a Parish Council Member but is currently a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus and served as the Deputy Grand Knight at one point in his membership.