Board Staff

Office of the CEO

Leila H. Melendez

CEO

Valeria Contreras

Executive Coordinator - Office of the CEO

Abigail Ruiz

Executive Coordinator-Board of Directors Liaison

Bianca Cervantes

Communications Director

Kandolite Carson

Producer

Myriam Guerrero

HR & Administrative Services Manager

Crystal Etter

HR Specialist II

Elsa Escobedo

Receptionist

Rosalba Ortiz

Deputy Director of Administration

Alma Aranda

Workforce Development Director

Marisela Correa

Client Services Manager

Mariel Soto

Project Coordinator

Cynthia Moreno

Texas Rising Star Assessor

Martha Cuellar

Texas Rising Star Assessor
: 915.887.2300

Velia Aguilar

Texas Rising Star Assessor

Lucio Glenn

Program Specialist

Karina Castillo

Research Specialist IV

Janell Valles

Technical Assistance & Compliance Manager

Lynn Thompson

Technical Assistance & Compliance Assistant

Jeanette Alvarado

Technical Assistance & Compliance Assistant
: 915.887.2280

Melissa De Leon

Technical Assistance & Compliance Officer

James Jetzke

Facilities

Rogelio Luna

Property Management Specialist II

Alberto Reyes

I.T. Manager

Jesus “Chuy” Barraza

System Support Specialist I

Luis Valles

I.T. Network Specialist I

Martha De La Cruz

System Support Specialist I

Adriana Chacon

System Support Specialist I

Donald Perry

Desktop Support Intern

Maureen Aguirre

Desktop Support Intern

Laura Avalos

Fiscal Manager
: 915.887.2254

Isabel Jimenez

Senior Accounting Tech

Aida Monica Espinoza

Accountant I

Melissa Goytia

Accountant I

Alejandra Rojero

Accountant 1

Andrea Kitchen

Accountant I
: 915.887.2328

Alondra McDuffie

Procurement & Contract Agent

Iduvina Mendez

Accountant I

Joanna Castaneda

Accountant I

Marisela Correa

Client Services Manager

Dezeree Fraga

Student HireAbility Navigator

Camryn Brenton

Career and Education Outreach Specialist

Steven Van Zwienen

Career and Education Outreach Specialist

Yvonne Lopez

Project Director

Denisse Arrieta

Business Services Manager

David Cuellar

Project Coordinator

Rosa Lopez

Child Care Services Administrator