Eladio Jaimez has been named provost of Texas State Technical College’s Harlingen campus.

(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Texas State Technical College has named Eladio Jaimez as provost of its Harlingen campus.

David Campos, who served as interim provost starting in June 2023, will resume his duties as associate provost.

“I am excited to join the wonderful team at TSTC and continue to do the work of the college to benefit our students and community at the local and statewide levels,” Jaimez said.

“Eladio is a perfect addition to our Harlingen team,” Jonathan Hoekstra, the college’s executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer, said. “We are excited to see his community relationships and past experience ignite additional success for TSTC in Harlingen and our students.”

Jaimez, a Harlingen native, spent the last eight years working as a communications consultant for utility company AEP Texas, where he served as spokesperson and handled external and internal communications.

From 2012 to 2015, he worked for TSTC in the Communication and Creative Services department, where his duties included promotion and marketing of TSTC’s technical programs and students.

Jaimez began his professional career in 2002 as a sports journalist for the Valley Morning Star, where he worked until 2012. He was nominated for the Texas High School Coaches Association Putt Powell Sportswriter of the Year Award twice (2011, 2016) and earned a Texas Associated Press Managing Editors award for his sports reporting in 2011.

Since 2016 Jaimez has served on the Harlingen CISD board of trustees in several roles, including board secretary, vice president and president. He was part of the team recognized by the Texas Association of School Administrators as the 2019 Outstanding School Board, and in 2023 he was selected to participate in the Leadership Texas Association of School Boards class.

Additionally, Jaimez serves on the boards of directors of the Family Crisis Center of the Rio Grande Valley, Loaves & Fishes of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame.

A graduate of Harlingen High School, Jaimez earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

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