Governor Abbott Appoints Salinas to Adult High Schools Charter School Program Advisory Committee

TEXAS, February 8 – February 8, 2022 | Austin, TX |


Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Gilberto Salinas to the Adult High School Charter School Program Advisory Committee for a term at the Governor’s discretion.

Gilberto Salinas of Brownsville is executive director of the Kerr Economic Development Corporation. He is a board member of the International Economic Development Council and a fellow of the Texas Economic Development Council. He is also a recipient and member of North America’s 2021 Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect and in 2013 was selected to the inaugural national class of 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in Economic Development. Additionally, he is a CARE partner at Paredes Elementary School and a coach at Powerhouse Boxing Academy. Salinas received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Texas – Pan American in Edinburgh and trained as an Economic Developer Certified by the International Development Council economic.