Jacinto P. Juarez, Ph.D.
Home Town: Laredo
Jacinto P. Juarez, Ph.D., is a computer science professor and dean emeritus at Laredo Community College. Juarez previously served on the Texas Health Care Information Council, Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council and on the Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee. He is vice chair of the U.S. Census Bureau's Advisory Committee on Hispanic population and a member of the U.S. Census Bureauís Race and Ethnic Advisory Committee. Juarez previously served on the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans under President George Bush. He is vice president and board member of the Rio Grande International Study Center. He is also a member of the Webb County Cooperative Extension Executive Board and the Texas Association of Community Colleges and is past president of the Laredo Community College Faculty Senate. A graduate of Texas A&M University at College Station, Juarez received a master's degree from Texas A&M University at Kingsville and a doctorate from Texas A&M University at Commerce.