Jason Childers

CoBC_Childers HeadshotJason Childers, City Council Member - Position 5 (Mayor Pro Tempore)

Jason has lived in Bay City since 2009 and is proud to call Bay City and Matagorda County his home.  Jason graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with an emphasis in Business.  He is also a graduate of Southwestern Graduate School of Banking, a premier Graduate School at Southern Methodist University.  Mr. Childers has over 20 years of banking and mortgage experience.  He currently serves as Branch Manager and Mortgage Loan Originator at Southwest Funding, LP.  When not at work and serving his community, Jason’s time is spent with his wife Ashley, daughter Hayden and son Dawson.

Community Service

  • Bay City Community Development Corporation Board Member 
  • Matagorda County Economic Development Corporation Board Member 
  • Past President & Director of Bay City Rotary Club
  • Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture Board Director 
  • Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture Ambassador Team Member
  • Bay City Lion’s Club Member & Rice Festival Chairman and Director
  • Bay City Main Street Program Treasurer
  • Bay City Rotary Club as Secretary, President and Director
  • Gulf Coast CASA Vice President and Director


Councilman Childers was first elected to City Council in 2017