Workforce Solutions Middle Rio Grande is governed by the Workforce Solutions Middle Rio Grande Development Board.

 

Board membership requirements:

 

The Workforce Middle Rio Grande Board is required to have representatives from a wide spectrum of businesses and organizations that provide knowledge and input regarding the workforce development needs and issues in our area.  Most of the members, 51%, must represent the private sector and 15% must come from community-based organizations and organized labor. At least ONE of the members must have expertise in early childhood education and ONE must be an honorably discharged veteran.  Members represent the following:

 

  • Private sector

  • Organized labor and community-based organizations (CBOs)

  • Education

  • Public employment service (TWC)

  • Vocational rehabilitation

  • Public assistance

  • Economic development

  • Local literacy councils

  • Adult basic and continuing education

Our Board is led by:

  • Mario Oregon - Board Chair

  • Laura  Lopez  - Vice-Chair

  • Manuel Estrada  - Secretary

  • Dana Johnson - Treasurer

  • David Ojeda - Parliamentarian

Other Board Members include:

  • Joe Barker, Uvalde - ABE

  • Manuel Estrada, Dimmit - CBO

  • Arturo Gonzales, Zavala - CBO

  • Jorge Olivas, Maverick - CBO

  • David Ojeda, Dimmit - CBO

  • Mandy Benavides, State - Public Assistance

  • Dulce Valdez, State - Rehab

  • Juan Guzman, Uvalde - Literacy

  • Dr. Hal Harrell, Uvalde - Literacy

  • Evaristo Rendon, Edwards - Private Sector

  • Michael Grooms, Edwards - Private Sector

  • Juan Martinez, Uvalde - Private Sector

  • Jesus Olivares, Maverick - Private Sector

  • Joel Barajas, Zavala - Private Sector

  • Glenn Bradley, Real - Private Sector

  • Dana Johnson, Kinney - Private Sector

  • Blanca Larson, Val Verde - Private Sector

  • Laura Lopez, Zavala - Private Sector

  • Aaron Pulsford, Uvalde - Private Sector

  • W.B Sansom, Real - Private Sector

  • Leonel "Leo" Martinez, Val Verde - Private Sector

  • Mario Obregon, Maverick - Private Sector

  • William Shannon, Maverick - Private Sector

  • Alfredo Hesles, Maverick - Private Sector

  • Dr. Thomas Matula, Uvalde - Education

  • Rogelio Gonzalez, Val Verde - Education

  • Michael Rodriquez, Uvalde - Education

  • David Puente, Uvalde - Labor

  • Alvaro "Al" Arreola, Val Verde - Economic Development

  • Timothy Grant, State - Public Employment

CONTACT US

Have a question?  Looking to hire? Want to become a Child Care Provider?  Email or call us!

Email: info@wfsmrg.org

Phone: 830-591-0141

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Information Officer: Ernest Flores