Paola Avila (Immediate Past Chair)
Vice President, International Business Affairs
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Frank Bateman
Group Director
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

Luis Bazan
Director
Pharr International Bridge

Sofia Benavides
Commissioner
Cameron County, Texas

Hector Cerna
President & CEO
International Bank of Commerce – Eagle Pass, Texas

Sergio Contreras (Chair)
President and CEO
Rio Grande Valley Partnership

The Honorable Richard Cortez
County Judge
Hidalgo County, Texas

Bob Costello
Chief Economist and Sr. Vice President
American Trucking Associations

Ralph Cowen
Commissioner
Port of Brownsville

The Honorable Jim Darling
Mayor
City of McAllen, Texas

Gustavo De La Fuente
Executive Director
San Diego Tijuana Smart Border Coalition

Bret Erickson
J&D Produce

Jose Escamilla
Vice President of Trade Development
Border Pacific Railroad

Jesus Eduardo Escobar
County Supervisor District 1
Imperial County, CA

Dante Galeazzi
President and CEO
Texas International Produce Association

Denice Garcia
Director of Binational Affairs
Mayor’s Office, City of San Diego

Josue “Josh” Garcia
Executive Director
Cameron County Bridge System

Danny Gurwitz
Partner
Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP

Russell Jones
President
Russell L. Jones Customhouse Brokers

Lance Jungmeyer (Vice Chair)
President
Fresh Produce Association of the Americas

Derek Leathers
CEO
Werner Enterprises

Kathleen Neal
Director, Global Trade Compliance
Regal Beloit

David Panko
Foreign Trade Zone Manager
City of El Paso, Texas

Dr. Jesus Rene Reyna
Executive Bridge Director, Donna Rio Bravo International Bridge
City of Donna, Texas

Ron Rienas
General Manager
Buffalo-Ft. Erie Public Bridge Authority

Daniel O. Rios, P.E.
President
S&B Infrastructure, Ltd.

Roy Rodriguez
City Manager
City of McAllen

Jim Ryan
Sr. Vice President, Government Affairs
Constellation Brands Beer Division

The Honorable Pete Saenz
Mayor
City of Laredo

Pete Sepulveda, Jr.

Executive Director
Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority

The Honorable Luis Sifuentes
Mayor
Eagle Pass, Texas

James “Jim” Smith
Director of Trade Compliance
A.O. Smith Corporation

Dan Stamper
President
Ambassador Bridge

Paul Stresow
Director, International Bridges
City of El Paso

Samuel F. Vale  
President & CEO
Starr Camargo Bridge Company

Ralph Velez
City of San Luis

Javier Villalobos
Commissioner
City of McAllen