Mayor Rawley McCoy has appointed Raquel Garza to the Victoria Housing Authority Board, which oversees public housing for low-income residents, to fill a vacated term that will expire Jan. 15, 2022. Garza will be sworn in Sept. 22 at the board’s next meeting.
Garza is a Golden Crescent Workforce Development Board staff member, assisting with the implementation and oversight of Workforce Solutions programs in a seven-county area. She has also been a member of the Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission’s Economic Development Advisory Committee, Gulf Bend Center’s collaborative partnership panel, VISD’s Career Tech Education Advisory Committee, Golden Crescent Community Organizations Active in Disaster and Victoria County’s Family 1st Advisory Committee. Garza earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and her master’s degree in organizational development from the University of the Incarnate Word.