Delia Saenz

Delia Saenz
Elected to Board: 2019
Term Expires: 2028
At-Large-Position: Place 4

Delia Saenz


Delia Sáenz was appointed by a unanimous vote to fill the vacant Place 4 position on the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees on Aug. 1, 2019.

Mrs. Sáenz was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas and graduated from Brownsville High School in 1969. After receiving her Associate of Arts from TSC, she transferred to Texas A&I University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education.

In 1973, Mrs. Sáenz began her professional career as a teacher at the elementary level. She taught second through fifth grades in the Bilingual Education program, and later taught reading classes to struggling students. Her career in education spanned 30 years before retiring.

Mrs. Sáenz is a dedicated wife of 44 years, mother of two sons, daughter and grandmother. In addition, she volunteers at Friends of the Library, a non-profit charitable group formed to support the Brownsville Public Library. She is also an active member of the Lord of Divine Mercy Catholic Church and serves as a member of the Counting Team, is an Extraordinary Eucharist Minister, a Lector, and previously served on the Building Committee. Mrs. Saenz is also a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and serves as Chairwoman of the Circle of Love Committee.

Prior to attending the Lord of Devine Mercy, she was a member of the board of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.