John McClain served as a Council Member from 2009 until he was elected Mayor in May 2012. John was born in Greenville, MS and moved to Diboll at the age of 11. After graduating from Diboll High School, John attended Stephen F. Austin University while working full time for Temple-Inland. After graduation, he continued to work for Temple-Inland where he advanced to Vice-President, overseeing the Panel Products Group. During his tenure with Temple-Inland, he lived in Georgia and Alabama before returning to Diboll in 1983. John retired from Temple-Inland in 2009 after 43 years of service. He has served on numerous industrial related committees and boards. Presently, he is serving on the T.L.L. Temple Library Board and the Design 4 Diboll Committee. He is married to Fran, who is also a graduate of both Diboll High School and Stephen F. Austin University. They have 2 daughters, April Lopez and Lisa Vanover, and 3 grandchildren. His hobbies include fly fishing, hunting and golfing.