Leo Zuñiga is Associate Vice Chancellor of Communications for the Alamo Colleges in San Antonio. The Alamo Colleges is comprised of five community colleges with a combined enrollment of 60,000 students. Mr. Zuñiga earned his baccalaureate degree from Texas A&M University at Kingsville and accepted a fellowship to attend Trinity University in San Antonio for master’s degree work in Urban Studies. He is a lifelong learner and his education includes community organizing training at the Industrial Areas Foundation in Chicago.
Mr. Zuñiga’s work experience includes serving as housing counselor for the Urban Renewal Agency in Alice, Texas; project manager of the Intercultural Development Research Association, vice president of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation and vice president of SeaWorld of Texas.
Mr. Zuñiga has been active in community organizations serving as a member and board chairman of Communities in Schools in San Antonio, member of the board of directors of KLRN TV (PBS), member of the allocation panel United Way San Antonio member UTSA Pre-Freshman Engineering Program (PREP) board of directors, boxing coach of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department and serving as a board member in numerous other community organizations.
In 2015, Mr. Zuñiga received the Tex Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award from the Public Relations Society of San Antonio. Mr. Zuñiga served in the U.S. Navy and is a Vietnam Veteran.