The Texas/Mexico Border Coalition is lead by seven board members.
Chairman Gilberto Garza, Jr.
Secretary Homero Vera
Treasurer Samuel Rodriguez, Jr.
Director Rigoberto Delgado, PhD
Director Mario Escobar
Was Born in Escobares, Texas & presently resides in Crystal City, Texas. Is a 1968 graduate of Roma High School. He attended & graduated from Texas A & I University at Kingsville, Texas in 1974. A 13-year venture began in 1974 with the Soil Conservation Service. Pursuing his career path he went on to the USDA, - APHIS, Plant Protection Quarantine division in 1987. After a tour of 16 years with the USDA, Mr. Escobar, moved on to Homeland Security in 2003 where he eventually retired in January of 2007.
Mr. Escobar has owned and operated a farm and ranch business of his own since 1983. He continues to stay active in Community based Organizations including the Texas/Mexico Border Coalition, Zavala County Farm Bureau, Southwest Goat Producers, Winter Garden Soil and Water Conservation District, Knights of Columbus, & Crystal City Economic Development Corp 4-A.
Director David A. Garza
Director Guillermo Benavidez
Working to Improve Rural Communities
Texas/Mexico Border Coalition
Community-Based Organization PO Box 127 San Isidro, Texas 78588 Office: 956-481-3256 Fax: 956-481-3950 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org