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Norma Garza García

Norma Garza García, American county treasurer. Certified county treasurer Texas Association Counties; certified investment officer Texas Association Counties. Named Outstanding Professional Woman, Business and Professional Women's Club, McAllen, 1988, Woman of the Year, Mercedes Chamber of Commerce, 1988, Outstanding Hispanic Mayor, Association Hispanic Municipal Officials, Austin, 1992.

Background

  • García, Norma Garza was born on October 5, 1950 in Donna, Texas, United States. Daughter of Zacarias H. and Olivia (Cavazos) Garza.

  • Education

    • Stenographer, San Antonio Community College, 1968. Student, Pan American University, 1970. Student, Southmost College, 1984.

    Career

    • Employment interviewer, supervisor, Texas Employment Commission, Weslaco, 1969-1980;real estate agent, M.F. Red Connor & Associations, Weslaco, 1984-1985;assistant director, Christian Blind Mission Education Center, San Benito, Texas, 1985-1987;legislation assistant, State Republican Juan Chuy Hinojosa, McAllen, Texas, 1987-1988;income tax return preparer, co-owner, Henry W. Bloch and Richard Bloch, Rio Grande City, Texas, 1988-1995;county treasurer, Hidalgo County, Edinburg, Texas, since 1995. Child support investigator Texas Attorney General, McAllen, 1993-1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Mayor City of Mercedes, Texas, 1986-1993. Director Amigos del Valle, McAllen, 1989-1993. Board member Planned Parenthood Hidalgo County, McAllen, 1990-1992.

    President, council of governments Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, McAllen, 1992-1993. President Association Mayor, Council Members and Commissioners, Austin, Texas, 1993. Member County Treasurer's Political Action Committee, Austin, since 1995.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: cake decorating, baking, piano, reading.

    Connections

    • Married George A. García, December 20, 1977 (divorced March 1993). Children from previous marriage: Martha Ann, Lucas Aaron, Jorge Antonio World War II.
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    Born October 5, 1950
    (age 67)