Board of Directors

Rosalie Tristan
Board Member
Leader, Valley Interfaith

Al Villarreal
Board Member
President, International Bank Of Commerce, Brownsville

Tony Aguirre
Managing Partner Riverside Development Services, LLC

Msgr. Heberto Diaz
Vice Chairperson
Leader, Valley Interfaith
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Brownsville

Estela Soza Garza
Leader, Valley Interfaith

Eduardo Anaya
Board Member
Leader, Valley Interfaith
Attorney, Law Office Of Eduardo Anaya

Leslie Bingham
Board Member
CEO, Valley Baptist Medical Center, Brownsville

Apolonio Borrego, Jr.
Board Member
Regional President, Falcon International Bank

Fr. Kevin A. Collins O.M.I.
Board Member
Leader, Valley Interfaith
St. Eugene de Mazenod Catholic Church, Brownsville

David Oliveira
Board Member
Roerig, Oliveira & Fisher, L.L.P.

Joe Hinojosa
Valley Interfaith

Jeannie Fagan
VIDA Alumna

“The task ahead of us is never as great as the power behind us.”
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are grateful beyond words for our Board of Directors.  This dedicated group of individuals recognizes the potential of each and every participant enrolled in VIDA’s program. Our board sets high expectations, encouraging VIDA staff to provide our signature wraparound services with excellence and challenge every participant to persist in achieveing career success. VIDA board members advocate the importance of equitable education opportunities across the Rio Grande Valley to transform lives and promote workforce development in our community.