About Us

The Laredo Active Living Mayor’s Wellness Council members are volunteers who have multiple levels of health and wellness knowledge of Laredo. 

Through their direction, we have been able to focus our efforts into the priority areas of our community.

Julie Bazan, MHA – Area Health Education Center

Roberto Cuellar, Jr., MPH, PLD – Laredo Independent School District Foodservice

Sister Rosemary Welsh, RSM – Mercy Ministries of Laredo/Casa Esperanza

Sister Maria Luisa Vera, RSM – Mercy Ministries of Laredo/Casa Esperanza

Gregorio M. Lopez – Mercy Ministries of Laredo

Chris Hughes – Laredo Fire Department

Judy G. Martinez – Doctors Hospital Laredo

Pricilla Salinas – Laredo Medial Center

Adrian Zapata – A to Z Management and Insurance

Karen Gaytan – JS Photo Studio

Osbaldo Guzman – City of Laredo Parks & Leisure

Anita Stanley – City of Laredo Parks & Leisure

Calixto Seca, Jr. – Texas DSHS Office of Border Health

Nora Martinez, MPH, IBCLC – City of Laredo Health Department (Chair)

Erika M. Juarez, MD – City of Laredo Health Department

Guillermo Walls, MA – City of Laredo Health Department

Rebekah Alvarez, MS, RD – City of Laredo Health Department

Julie Tijerina – Texas A&M AgriLife Healthy South Texas

Miguel Berry – Consultant

David Gomez – Driscoll Health Plan

Hector F. Gonzalez, MD, MPH – City of Laredo Health Department

Veronica G. Jimenez – Webb County Community Coalition of SCAN

Stephanie Garza – El Centro de Laredo Farmers Market

Berman Rivera – Garten City Landscape Design

Genoveva Ramirez, RD – Laredo Independent School District Foodservice

Bennie R. Feagin – Laredo “Rock Fitness”

Cassandra Ramirez – Downtown Economic Development

Oda Garcia – Area Health Education Center

Irene Rosales, MSN, RN – UISD Health Services