LULAC State Board Members

State Director

Meet State Director Roberto E. Tellez

Roberto E. Tellez is a highly accomplished individual known for his expertise in political communications and business marketing. Born and raised in Laredo, Texas, Roberto graduated from Alexander High School before starting his university academic journey. He pursued his passion for politics and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, complemented by a minor in Communications from the University of Texas A&M International University. Throughout his career, Roberto has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a commitment to community involvement. Roberto has served on various Webb County and City of Laredo Government Boards. Roberto actively serves on the Webb County Non-civil service grievance committee representing Precinct 3 (2018-present). Roberto previously served on the City of Laredo Environmental Committee representing District 5 (2014-2016) and the City of Laredo Third Party funding committee representing District 6 (2018-2022) between 2019 to 2022, Roberto served as the chairperson of the Third Party Funding Committee. In 2014, he became a proud member of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), a renowned civil rights organization. His dedication and outstanding contributions led to his appointment 2017 as Vice President of Membership for LULAC Council #12. Recognizing Roberto's exceptional abilities, he was elected as the Deputy District Director for District 14 in the same year. This marked the beginning of a series of achievements within LULAC. In 2018, Roberto's impact and leadership were further acknowledged when he was elected District Director. Continuing his ascent within LULAC, Roberto was elected as the Deputy State Director, a significant position he held from 2019 to 2023. During this time, he worked tirelessly to promote the organization's mission and uplift the Latin community across Texas. Building upon his track record of accomplishments, Roberto reached the pinnacle of his LULAC journey in 2023 when he was elected as the State Director for Texas LULAC. This prestigious role places him at the forefront of guiding and overseeing LULAC's initiatives and activities throughout the state. Outside of his involvement with LULAC, Roberto is also a seasoned entrepreneur. He is the proud owner of T Strategies, a business specializing in political communications and business marketing. Roberto's expertise in this field has allowed him to assist numerous organizations and individuals in effectively conveying their messages and achieving their goals. Roberto E. Tellez's tireless dedication, leadership prowess, and commitment to empowering his community make him an inspiring figure in both political and business spheres. He continues to leave a lasting impact and is a beacon of hope for aspiring individuals seeking to make a meaningful difference in their communities..

Roberto E. Tellez

LULAC State Director
Email: [email protected] Phone: 956-744-7979

Amado Chapa
Amando Chapa

Texas LULAC Chief Staff
Email: [email protected] Phone: (956) 285-4989.

Gloria Sasser

Chief Advisor
Email: [email protected] Phone: 830-556-2887

lilyan Prado Carrillo Deputy Director
lilyan Prado Carrillo

Deputy Director
Email: [email protected] Phone: 940-594-4509

Claudia Azua

Deputy Director Women
Email: [email protected] Phone: (940) 682-1770

Celia Kiger Deputy Director for Elderly
Celia Kiger

Deputy Director Elderly 
Email: [email protected] Phone: 210-415-4875

Elida Martinez Deputy Director for Young Adults
Elida Martinez

Deputy Director Young Adults
Email: [email protected] Phone: 972-672-2398

Jeanette Flores

LULAC Deputy for Youth
Email: [email protected] Phone: 

Mari Sandoval Treasurer
Mari Sandoval

State Treasurer 
Email: [email protected] Phone:

(210) 432-9504

Immediate Past State Director
Rudy Rosales

Immediate Past State Director

District Directors

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Ms. Grace Gonzales
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Mr. Steven Sanchez

District 2 Director

(830) 743-3455 [email protected]

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District 3 Director


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Ignacita Ramirez

District 4 Director 

(915) 256-3652 [email protected]

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Cynthia Mata Valadez

District 7 Director

(512) 703-7470

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Jack Guzman

 District 9 Director

  (325) 370-7522 

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Dr. Nancy Vera

District 11 Director

[email protected]

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Hugo Mojica

District 8 Director

(713) 256-7277 [email protected]

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Elisa Rosales Tamez

District 15 Director

(210) 454-7410 

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AnaLuisa Tapia-Carrillo

District 17 Director

(254) 392-0962 [email protected]

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Federico Garza

District 13 Director

(956) 245-6980 [email protected]

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Mary Lou Canales

District 10 Director

(361)  676-0595 [email protected]

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Sal Carrillo

District 21 Director

(682)559-9018 [email protected]

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Raul Reyes

District 14 Director

[email protected]

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. Zulema Escobedo

District 19 Director

409-962-0088 [email protected]

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Gabriel Nila

District 12 Director

(737) 217-2797 [email protected]

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Marta Diaz

District 18 Director

(713)926-0768 [email protected]

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Rose Marie Delgado

 District 20 Director

(956) 867-3033 [email protected]

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District 22 Director


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Raymond Castellon

District 16 Director

361-563-4907 [email protected]

TEXAS LULAC State Committees

Joey Cardenas

Civil Rights Chair

  Miguel Rosales

Persons with 

Disabilities Chair

Gloria Leal

Legislative Affairs Chair


Hilda Duarte

Education Chair

Baldomar Garza

Immigration Chair

Gabriel Rosales

Get Out The Vote Chair

Mr. Gibby Rodriguez

Veteran Affairs Chair

9111 Peupiler

San Antonio, TX  78254

(210) 870-9142

[email protected]

Mr. Hector M. Flores

Corporate Alliance Chair

1030 Tracy

Duncanville, TX  75137

(214) 729-2216

[email protected]

Ms. Gloria Sasser

State Senior Advisor

107 Janis Rae

San Antonio, TX  78201

(210) 548-7299

[email protected]

Mr. Amando Chapa 

Chief of  Staff


[email protected]

Ms. Angie Garcia

Senior Advisor for the Elderly

2731 W. Mistletoe Ave

San Antonio, TX  78228

(210) 216-2444

[email protected]


Ana Luisa Tapia 

Texas Action Response

Frankie Saucedo Jr 

LBGTQIA-2Spirt Chairwoman


Mr. David Contreras

Pending Board Approval

LULAC State Historian

8007 Green Lawn Drive

Houston, Texas 77088


[email protected]

  Dr Nick Adame

  Health & Diabetes Chair

4022 Capitol Dr.

Corpus Christi, TX  78413

(361) 533-2445

[email protected]


Ms. Summer Gonzalez

Pending Board Approval

Event Coordinator

[email protected]