Judge Cole was elected and took office as Justice of the Peace of Precinct 3 on January 1, 2011. She was reelected and began a 2nd term on January 1, 2015. She and her family have been residents of Del Rio since 1973, where she has been actively involved in civic and community affairs. Prior to becoming a part of Val Verde County government, she proudly served 8.5 years as a City of Del Rio District II Councilperson. She is a member of the Del Rio Host Lions Club, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and currently serves as Treasurer of The New Century Club.
Judge Cole has met and continues exceeding all education requirements as an office holder. She is a member of the esteemed College of Justice Court Judges.