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Ciro Rodriguez's Biography
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Ciro D. Rodriguez
Wife: Carolina; 1 Child: Xochil Daria
Piedras Negras, Mexico
Attended, San Antonio College
Attended, University of Texas, San Antonio
MSW, Social Work, Our Lady of the Lake University, 1976
BA, Political Science, Saint Mary's University, 1973
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 23, 2012
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 23, 2010
Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1987-1997
School Board Member, Harlandal Independent School District, 1974-1987
Member, Austin Alcohol and Drug Abuse Committee
Democratic Homeland Security Task Force
National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Communities, 2009
Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Task Force on Veterans Affairs, 2007
First Vice Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 1999-2004
Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Health Task Force, 1999-2004
National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, 1991-1997
Consultant/Owner, Rio Strategies, 2004-present
Instructor, Our Lady of the Lake University, 1987-1997
Trainer, Intercultural Development Research Association, 1980-1987
Social Worker, Bexar County Mental Health and Mental Retardation, 1974-1980
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Lions Club
Member, Parent Teacher Association
Member, Association of Mexican American Social Workers, 1991-1997
Member, Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, 1995
Co-Founder, Mexican American School Board Association, 1974-1985
Member, National Association of School Board Members, 1974-1985
Treasurer/President, Centro del Barrio Board of Directors, 1980-1984
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