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Gabriel Rivas III

District 1
Term Expires 2024

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  • Elected to second term in 2008; was appointed to fill vacancy represent District 1 in 2007.
  • Previously served six years on Del Mar College Board of Regents; three years as Board President
  • Member, Past President and Past District Director of LULAC Council No.1
  • Selected Texas LULAC Council #1 "Man of the Year" in 1984, 1986 and 1987 and Texas LULAC Man of the year 1986
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce member
  • Past Board Chairman, Leadership Corpus Christi Alumni Association
  • Graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi, Class XV
  • Owner of Gabriel Rivas Photography
  • Served on City of Corpus Christi Charter Revision Commission, Landmark Commission, Sister City Committee and Human Relations Commission
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Amistad Community Health Center