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Olga Marcela Mapula

Olga Marcela Mapula, American communications executive, consultant. Recipient Women of Enterprise award Avon and Small Business Administration, Adelante award Hispanic Magazine and Nations Bank, 1994; named Business Woman of Year, United States Hispanic Chamber, 1994.


  • Mapula, Olga Marcela was born on January 30, 1938 in Williams, Arizona, United States. Daughter of Raul P. Arreola and Olga C. (Espinoza) Moskal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Texas Western College, 1958. Master of Arts, University Texas, El Paso, 1973.


    • Field representative Social Security Administration, El Paso, 1961-1972. Lecturer, supervisor student teaching University Texas, 1973-1975. Program evaluator Bilingual Consortium, Anthony, Texas, 1974-1976.

      Manager, marketing and promotions KXCR, El Paso, 1983-1985. Owner The Communications Group, 1986-1996. President, owner Technology & Communications Gateway, Inc.

      (formerly The Communications Group), since 1996.


    • Author: The Employer's Guide to Hiring Requirements & Sanctions, 1987, A Comparative Study of Teacher Receptivity Toward Bilingual/Bicultural Education, 1973. Co-author. The Complete Twin Plant Guide, 1987-1991, Latinos and Political Coalitions, 1992.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce, 1987-1988. Trustee Providence Memorial Hospital, El Paso, 1993-1995, Paso del Norte Health Foundation, El Paso, since 1995. Appointed to Texas Board Examiners of Psychologists, 1993-1994.

    Elected representative El Paso Community College, since 1986. Advisory board Mothers Against Drunk Driving, since 1986. Fellow National Hispana Leadership Institute.

    Member El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Chamber (board directors since 1994), El Paso 8(a) Association (board directors since 1994), Hispanic Leadership Institute.



    Dance, tennis.


    • Married Robert M. Mapula (divorced September 1991). Children: Melissa (deceased), Robert, Jaime.
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    Born January 30, 1938
    • 1958
      Texas Western College
    • 1973
      University Texas
    • 1961 - 1972
      Field representative Social Security Administration
      El Paso, Texas, United States
    • 1973 - 1975
    • 1974 - 1976
      program evaluator Bilingual Consortium
      Anthony, New Mexico, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      El Paso, Texas, United States
    • 1986 - 1996
      owner The Communications Group
    • 1996