New Frontiers Charter School Board Member
The Texas A&M University System
Former Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Governmental Affairs
Greg Garcia has been directly associated with Texas A&M University for over forty-five years. His desire to be an “Aggie” was inspired by the late C.C. “Polly” Krueger, a distinguished former student with whom his father was employed for over twenty-five years.
Greg was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He attended and graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1958. He enrolled at Texas A&M University and, in 1962, earned a B.A.degree in Business. While attending A&M, he was an active member of the Corps of Cadets and numerous student organizations. He also attended St. Mary’s University Graduate School.
Before working for The Texas A&M University System, as Assistant Vice-Chancellor, his work experience was in the private sector. Greg achieved the position of Corporate National Sales and Division Manager with his former employer, Superior Surgical Manufacturing Incorporated, a national company, with whom he worked for twenty years. His focus was in sales, marketing, national accounts, governmental affairs, and management for a four state region. Additional responsibilities included assignments in the International Sales Division promoting NAFTA initiatives. Presently, he is with The Texas A&M University System Office for Governmental Relations representing Texas A&M University- Kingsville, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M International University-Laredo, and Texas A&M University-Kingsville System Center-San Antonio.
Greg is actively engaged in the San Antonio community. His involvement includes grassroots campaigning, strategical planning, program development and public relations. He was Senator Frank Madla’s campaign manager for several years and has worked on a multitude of campaigns on the local, state and federal level.
Greg is a member of The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce & presently serves on the Public Affairs Steering, Legislative Task Force, and the Education Task Force Committees. He was nominated, by The Chamber Leadership, and appointed to the San Antonio Bexar County Bond Oversight Board. He served on the San Antonio Greater Chamber Red Carpet & Diplomat Committees, and was selected “Diplomat of the Year by the chamber.
Greg’s affiliation with Texas A&M University, as an active member, includes:
- Former Students Association
- Twelfth Man Foundation
- Corps of Cadets Association
- Corps Leadership Outreach
- Corps Development Council
- Squadron 2 Association
- Fish Drill Team Association
- Texas A&M University Hispanic Network
- Capital City A&M Club
- San Antonio A&M Club
- NCAA Certification Committee –TAMU-CC
- Momentum 2015 – TAMU-CC
- Chairman and Co-chairman of San Antonio Scholarship Fundraisers in San Antonio
- Chairman of Special Fundraiser Event San Antonio A&M Club
- San Antonio A&M Club Board of Directors
- Second Vice-President
- First Vice-President
- Muster Chairman- San Antonio A&M Club
- Scholarship Committee Member- San Antonio A&M Club
- Vice-President of the Texas A&M Hispanic Network
Greg & Margaret have been married over 30 years. Margaret recently retired after thirty-one years of teaching. His daughter, Christine, and son-in-law, Blake, are 2001 graduates of Texas A&M University. They reside in San Antonio with their daughter Morgan Elizabeth, future Aggie class of 2028.