Community Involvement

Port San Antonio Board of Directors, 2018-Present

  • Port San Antonio is a public entity created to redevelop the 1,900-acre former Kelly Air Force Base. Assets include an industrial airport, a railport, a force-protected complex, and 10 million square feet of commercial/industrial facilities. Port San Antonio tenants directly employ 12,000 workers in target employment sectors. Appointed as the District 1 board representative by San Antonio City Councilman Roberto Trevino in 2018.

Opioid Task Force, 2017-Present

  • The Joint Opioid Task Force was an interagency working group led by Bexar County, the City of San Antonio and University Health System. The task force is seeking to decrease opioid overdose deaths in Bexar County by: 1) increasing availability and use of Naloxone by first responders; 2) increasing use of drug monitoring software by medical providers; 3) encouraging evidence-based continuing medical education; 4) community education; and, 5) coordinating treatment service providers.
  • Chairing the implementation group in 2019.

Bexar County Public Defender Oversight Board, 2017-2019

Nonprofit Boards

Board of Directors, San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Awareness, 2018- Present

Board of Directors, Democracy Cafe, 2015- Present

Board of Directors/ Vice Chair, North East Educational Foundation, 2015- 2018

  • Complete organization restructuring leading to a year-over-year 37% year-over-year increase in grants.

Board of Directors/ Secretary, Northside Neighborhoods for Organized Development, 2016-2017

Issue Committees

2015 NEISD Bond Committee, 2015

The committee spearheaded the effort to obtain voter approval of a $499M bond package that will enhance security, expand technology, bolster operations, and expand extracurricular and academic facilities.

Aquifer-Parks Committee, 2013-2015

This committee spearheaded the effort to obtain voter approval of the continuation of a 1/8 cent sales tax that will fund the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program for an additional $100 million and Linear Creekway Development Program for an additional $80 million.

Community Committees

EPIcenter Advisory Committee, 2018- Present

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Legislative Advisory Committee, 2018- Present

UTSA Public Administration Advisory Board, 2016-Present

San Antonio Substance Use Summit Planning Committee, 2018

SA2020 Impact Report Committee, 2018

SA to DC Aerospace Delegation, 2018

East Central ISD Community Accountability Committee, 2017

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce NAFTA Working Group, 2017

SA to DC Energy Delegation, 2017

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Energy & Sustainability Committee, 2014-2016

North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Council, 2014-2016

NEISD Citizens Bond Advisory Committee, 2014-2015

LOOP Municipal Election Forum Planning Committee, 2015

LOOP Transportation Forum Planning Committee, 2014

Community Recognition

40 Under 40 Honoree, San Antonio Business Journal, 2015


JD, SMU Dedman School of Law

BA in Political Science, magna cum laude, Texas Tech University