BREAKING: Art Fierro wins the special election to replace Rep. Joe Pickett in the Texas Legislature.
Art Fierro has been the El Paso Community College Board of Trustees Chair since his election into the Board in 2006. He has attended both El Paso Community College and the University of Texas at El Paso.
Mr. Fierro has served as President and CEO of both the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He has also held marketing and public relations positions with marketing firms, for-profit and non-profit organizations, and elected officials. Special skills include strategizing and fundraising for not-for-profit organizations; public relations media training; and training and motivating volunteers.
Mr. Fierro’s community service is extensive including past and present board memberships in the Hispanic Leadership Institute of El Paso, El Paso International Airport, City of El Paso International Bridge Commission and others. He was appointed by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson to one of five Small Business Advisory Committees in the State of Texas. Currently, he resides in El Paso with his wife, Anna Perez and their daughter, Julianna.
State Sen. Jose Rodriguez
Art Fierro... will be a valuable and welcome addition to El Paso's state delegation. He has direct experience with how the legislature functions and will hit the ground running from day one.
State Rep. Cesar Blanco
Art's experience and perspective in education and the workforce development will enable him to be effective legislator for our community.