Vice-Mayor Jose A. Bergouignan
Jose A. Bergouignan was appointed to the vice mayor seat August 12, 2013, and is in his fourth term serving in the City of Sweetwater city commission.
Vice Mayor Bergouignan is a City of Sweetwater business owner, who has been in the aviation industry for over 30 years. He holds a bachelor of science degree in technology from Barry University.
A United States Marine Corps veteran, who served two tours in Beirut, Vice Mayor Bergouignan is focused on helping veterans and developing programs to assist in the transition from being in the military to returning to civilian life.
He has programs in the works that will assist veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder, education and job placement. He is also working on a project to allow veterans access to airboat and buggy storage at a nominal cost to encourage family excursions.
Vice Mayor Bergouignan regularly sponsors activities, such as family barbeques, for City of Sweetwater staff and Miami Dade Fire Rescue employees to thank them for their service to Sweetwater residents.
Vice Mayor Bergouignan has been married 21 years to his wife Lourdes and has two children, Carina 19 and Andre 18. They have lived in Sweetwater since 1994.
Vice Mayor Jose A. Bergouignan
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