Delia Saenz


Delia Saenz
Elected to Board: 2019, 2020, 2022
Term Expires: 2028
At-Large-Position: Place 4

Delia Sáenz


Delia Sáenz was first appointed to the TSC Board of Trustees by a unanimous vote to fill the vacant Place 4 on August 1, 2019. She was then elected to the position in 2020 and re-elected in 2022. She is a lifelong educator and active community member.

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 an elementary school teacher. She taught second through fifth grades in the Bilingual Education program and taught reading classes to struggling students. Her career in education spanned 30 years before her retirement.

Mrs. Sáenz volunteers at Friends of the Library, a non-profit charitable group formed to support the Brownsville Public Library. She was a board member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and is an active member of the Lord of Divine Mercy Catholic Church, where she has provided service as a member of the Counting Team, an Extraordinary Eucharist Minister, a Lector, and a member of the Building Committee. Mrs. Saenz is also a Catholic Daughters of the Americas member and serves as Chairwoman of the Circle of Love Committee. A dedicated wife of 48 years, Mrs. Sáenz is a mother of two sons, a daughter, and a proud grandmother.