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Webinar: An Engineer’s Voice at the Texas Legislature
April 27 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Update – due to time constraints associated with the current legislative session, this session has been cancelled and will be rescheduled later in 2021. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
This legislative session, elected officials have prioritized transportation and infrastructure funding, growth in our Texas roadways, and disaster mitigation efforts. Join us for a conversation with State Representative Armando Martinez on Tuesday, April 27th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. This is your chance to have a short dialogue with an important figure at the Texas Capitol.
Texas Representative Armando Martinez
Representative Martinez is a native of Weslaco and Hidalgo County, and the youngest of three children educated through the Weslaco Independent School System. In May of 1998 he received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg. In 1998, he was hired by the City of Weslaco Fire Department EMS Within a year he completed the Fire Academy and obtained licensure in paramedicine through Texas State Technical College. Later in 2000 He was hired by Valley Aircare as a Critical Care Flight Paramedic.
The Representative became an instructor in several areas and recently, became a Coordinator through Texas Department of Health, allowing him to provide a Self Study “In House” Emergency Medical Technology program for EMT and Paramedic training for fire departments across the Rio Grande Valley.
As State Representative for District 39, Armando Martinez strongly supports ensuring education budgets are not reduced, improving health care for the Rio Grande Valley by focusing on Medicaid issues as well as indigent health care, improving living conditions within colonias to include sanitation, running water and safety, and developing an infrastructure that will create economic opportunity for the community by boosting employment within the Rio Grande Valley.
Member $25 | Nonmember $75 | Government $15 | Student FREE