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Texas Leadership Hall Of Fame

Leodoro Martinez, Jr.

2013 Outstanding Local Leader

Mr. Leodoro Martinez Jr. is the Director of the Middle Rio Grande Development Council, stewarding programs funded under federal, state, and regional mandates for the council of governments southwest Texas – including Maverick, Dimmit, Val Verde, Edwards, Real, Kinney, La Salle, Uvalde and Zavala counties along the Texas/Mexico border and representing over an area of more than 14,333 square miles. Mr. Martinez oversees regional workforce, economic development, emergency response, environmental quality, and aging service programs for the development council.