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consultant , Communications executive

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.

Background

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.

Career

Field representative, Social Security Administration, El Paso, 1961-1972;lecturer, supervisor student teaching, University Texas, El Paso, 1973-1975;program evaluator, Bilingual Consortium, Anthony, Texas, 1974-1976;manager, marketing and promotions, KXCR, El Paso, 1983-1985;owner, The Comm. Group, El Paso, 1986-1996;president, owner, Technology & Comm. Gateway, Inc. (formerly The Comm.

Group), El Paso, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, tennis.

Connections

Married Robert M. Mapula (divorced September 1991). Children: Melissa (deceased), Robert, Jaime.

father:
Raul P. Arreola Moskal

mother:
Olga C. (Espinoza) Moskal

spouse:
Robert M. Mapula

children:
Melissa Mapula (deceased)

Robert Mapula

Jaime Mapula