Richard P. Sanchez
Richard P. Sanchez has a passion for history of the Hispanic culture. Sanchez proposed to his wife on the designated center of the Tejano Monument on the Texas Capitol grounds in 2010. He, Conny and their newborn, Emma, reside in McAllen Texas.
Sanchez received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987, and completed the Certified Public Manager Program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs in 2002.
Sanchez is the former Chief of Staff to State Representative Ismael “Kino” Flores (who passed the original piece of legislation authorizing the Tejano Monument – HCR 38 in 2000). Sanchez is currently serving in the Texas State Guard. He currently serves the State of Texas as Chief of Staff to State Representative Sergio Muñoz, Jr.
He was President of the Mexican/American Comptroller’s Employees’ Association in 1990 and in 1993 Treasurer of the South Austin Tejano Democrats. Sanchez help the position of Vice-President in 1994 of the Capitol City Young Democrats and also served as a board member of the South Austin Tejano Democrats from 1994-1995.