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William M. Velasco, II

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William Velasco was appointed in 2001 by the City Councils of Dallas and Cockrell Hill on the DART Board of Directors.

DART Committee Participation:
Past Chair of the DART Board of Directors
Chair, Rail Corridor Ad Hoc Negotiation Committee
Chair, Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Committee
Member, Budget and Finance Committee
Member, DART Defined Benefit Retirement Plan & Trust
Member, Economic Opportunity and Diversity Committee
Member, Executive Compensation and Goals Committee
Member, Expansion Ambassadors Committee
Member, LGC Board of Directors
Member, Operations, Safety and Security Committee
Member, Planning Committee
Member, Revenue and Public Relations Committee

Employment:
Owner, Velasco Tax and Insurance

Community Service & Corporate Board Service:
Past President, La Calle Diez Community Corp., a joint effort of the Salesmanship Club and the Real Estate Council of Dallas to provide affordable housing
Member, Leadership program of Southwest, 1981
Founding Member, Winnetka Heights Historical District in Dallas
Board Member, Member of Subcommittee for Finance, Dallas Can! Academy/Texas Can!
Past Board Member, Oak Cliff Development Corp.
Member, Dallas Association of Former Students of Texas A&M, Century Club and Texas A&M University Former Students
Registered Representative, New York Stock Exchange
Licensed, Texas Department of Insurance
Member, Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce
Member, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Agent, H.D. Vest, a non-banking division of Wells Fargo Bank
Member, Jefferson Area Association
Building Committee Member, St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
Member, Community Advisor Committee, Sunset High School
Participant, Immigrant & Minority Entrepreneurship Conference at the University of Texas with Chancellor Wm. H. Cunningham
Member, National Association for the Self-Employed
Member, National Association of Public Accountants
Member, National Association of Tax Practitioners

Education & Personal:
Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Design and Architecture, Texas A&M University

Contact Information:
Email: wmvelasco@dart.org
DART Contact: Nancy Johnson, Director of Board Support
214-749-3347
njohnson@dart.org
Mailing Address:   William M. Velasco, II
DART Office of Board Support
P.O. Box 660163
Dallas, Texas 75266-7200

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