Executive Officers


Adalia Espinosa, M.Ed.
University of Houston, Main Campus


Dr. Gabriela Silvestre
Sam Houston State University

Immediate Past President

Dr. Florencio U. Aranda III
Texas Christian University


Mario Ramirez, M.Ed.Texas Christian University


Jennifer Bustillos, M.SDallas College

Vice President, Communications

Monica Flores, M.Ed.Texas State University

Vice President, Technology

Dr. David BarrientosDallas College 

Vice President, Membership

David Barrera Jr.
Delmar College

Regional Representatives

Joshua Ysasi, M.A.Midwestern State University 

Juan Bosque, M.S.

Communities Foundation of Texas

Esmeralda Valdez,  M.Ed.
University of Houston
Dr. Angelica Gomez Del Mar College
Gabe Barrientez,  M.Ed.
Texas Lutheran University

Oscar Baeza, M.L.I.S.
El Paso Community College
Diana Ortiz-BalderramaThe University of Texas Permian Basin

Mayra Garcia

University of North Texas - Health Science Center

Dr. Cassandra RinconesTexas A&M University
Dr. Carlos Garanzuay
Del Mar College
Dr. Liliana  Gutierrez
St. Phillips College

Gilbert Silva, M.Ed. El Paso Community College

State-Level Initiatives

Maria Aguirre, M.A.M.Texas State Technical College

Mentorship Program Director

Joshua Ysasi, M.A.Midwestern State University
Maria GuerreroWest Texas A&M University
Esmeralda Valdez, M.Ed.University of Houston

Advocacy Chair

Dr. Eric CastilloAlamo Colleges District

Student Representative

Reyna Flores, M.Ed.University of Texas at Austin

Interested in a leadership opportunity? 
Regional officer elections are held at regional caucus meetings every year. Visit the Conference page for more information!