As some people are stepping down from their positions others putting their best foot forward.

That is what longtime public servant and community activist Elvia Rios is doing. She officially announced her entry into elections for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2.

Rios who was born and raised in mcallen said she was to be close to the community and wants to work with educators and community groups.

For the past 16 years Rios has been a self-employed consultant providing governmental agencies, higher education institutes and non-profit services in resource development and management.

Election will not begin until March 2014.