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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:

  • Christopher Hiller, Maverick - Private Sector (Chairperson)

  • Laura Lopez, Zavala - Private Sector (Vice Chairperson)

  • Jesus Martinez, Jr., Zavala - Private Sector (Secretary)

  • Myrta Garcia, La Salle – Community-Based Office (Treasurer)

  • Rodrigo Jaime, Dimmit - Private Sector (Parliamentarian)

  • Rosie Lozao, Workforce Solutions Middle Rio Grande (Interim Executive Director)

 

Other Board Members include:

  • Manuel Estrada – CBO

  • David Ojeda – Private Sector

  • Michale Grooms - Private Sector

  • James Glasscock – CBO

  • Dana Johnson - Private Sector

  • Sara Rivas – Literacy

  • Cecil Snowden – Private Sector

  • Nancy Rodriguez - Private Sector

  • Larry Martin - Private Sector

  • Yolanda Ramon – CBO

  • Romelia Aranda - Private Sector

  • Dora Garza – CBO

  • Aaron Valdez - Private Sector

  • Wendall Sansom - Private Sector

  • Shelly Collins - Private Sector

  • Monica Gonzales – Rehab

  • Mandy Benevides – Public Assistance

  • Timothy Grant – Public Employment

  • Ernest Flores – CBO

  • Margot Mata – ABE

  • Juan Martinez – Private Sector

  • JJ Suarez – Post Secondary Sector

  • Rogelio Gonalez – Secondary Sector

  • Blanca Larson – CBO

  • Rhonda Montgomery – Private Sector

  • Art Sanchez – Labor

  • Jorge Ramon II – Economic Development

  • Juan C. Vasquez – Private Sector

  • Jose Barajas – Private Sector

  • Arturo Gonzales – CBO

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