Governor Abbott Appoints Four To One-Call Board Of Texas

March 15, 2023 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Sandy Galvan, Joe Canales, and Roberto De Leon and appointed Derek Delgado to the One-Call Board of Texas for terms set to expire on August 31, 2025. The Board has authority over “Call Before You Dig” systems that notify the underground facility operators for excavation plans so pipelines and utility lines can be marked to prevent accidents.
Sandy Galvan of San Antonio is a retired school administrator and a partner at Ardaga and Associates. She is an active community volunteer. Galvan received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Our Lady of the Lake University and a Master of Arts in Leadership, Administration, and Counseling from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Joe Canales of Frisco is senior director of construction at Spectrum. He previously served on the Time Warner Cable Diversity Council and is an active member of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers. Canales is a veteran of the United States Army Reserve, retiring after 22 years of service. 
Roberto De Leon of Corpus Christi is a region support manager for AEP Texas. He previously served as the United Way AEP Texas Campaign Coordinator. De Leon received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.
Derek Delgado of Pasadena is pursuing a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management from Louisiana State University Shreveport. He is a firefighter and serves as a reporter for the Pasadena Fire Department. Delgado earned a Bachelor of Science from The University of Houston Clear Lake and was previously appointed student regent for the University of Houston System. 
These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.