Rebecca Viagrán is a native daughter of San Antonio and is proud of her service to her city throughout the years. Viagrán served four consecutive terms as a councilwoman for District 3 leaving as the the longest-serving Latina in the District. Her hard work in the office brought great success and advancement for her District 3 community.
Her legacy of economic, educational, housing, and cultural advocacy brought a resurgence to her district resulting in thousands of new jobs, a thriving University campus, the only UNESCO World Heritage site in Texas and a new medical school.
She earned her master; degree in Public Administration at St. Mary’s University and received a bachelor’s degree in Urban & Regional Planning from Texas State University. Viagrán was recently appointed as the inaugural Director of Workforce Development and Community Partnerships at Texas A&M University – San Antonio, where she leads the university’s strategy for advancing initiatives and partnerships that strive to increase educational attainment and enhance the talent pipeline throughout South Bexar County.