November Monthly Luncheon - Commissioner Julian Alvarez of the Texas Workforce Commission

  • 14 Nov 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Bay Oaks Country Club

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Julian Alvarez III is the Commissioner Representing Labor of the Texas Workforce Commission. Gov. Greg Abbott reappointed him to the three-member Commission on March 7, 2017.  His Commission appointment expires February 1, 2023. 

As Labor Commissioner, Julian Alvarez represents the interests of more than 14 million Texas workers with respect to TWC services and ensures that their concerns are considered in all Commission actions.

Prior to his appointment, Commissioner Alvarez served as President and CEO of the Rio Grande Valley Partnership fostering relationships and coordinating programs to advance regional economic development and employment opportunities. He also served as the Texas Regional Director for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson advising on legislative and policy issues related to South Texas. Prior to that, Alvarez served on the South Texas Drug Task Force as a State Trooper for the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). After his service with DPS, Alvarez inspired stewardship and leadership as the Director of College Information for Texas State Technical College in Harlingen.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2019 received the CTE Champion Award from the Career and Technical Association of Texas for advancing CTE programs as a vital part of developing a prepared, adaptable and competitive workforce. 
  • 2018 received the Appointed Official of the Year by the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children for his work on behalf of early childhood education.
  • 2018 Appointed by the Texas Secretary of State to the Border Transportation Advisory Committee.
  • Retired Collegiate Football Referee, Southland Conference

Commissioner Alvarez earned a Bachelor of Science in secondary education from Texas A&I University in Kingsville.



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