Border Trade Advisory Committee

Pete SaenzPete Saenz

Mayor - City of Laredo

Pete Saenz “New Voice; New Vision” agenda is focused on bringing trust and transparency to city government and bringing new industry and jobs to Laredo.

Saenz was elected for 12 years to the Laredo Community College board and served four years as president. He was instrumental in the planning and construction of the LCC South Campus.

Saenz is a third-generation son of Laredo. He graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy and earned a Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Animal Science and Range Management from Texas A&I University. He also earned a law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law.

Saenz has built a highly successful and distinguished law practice. He also worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a Range Conservationist.

Saenz has always been a devoted servant of the community. He has served on numerous community boards and advisory committees, including president of the South Texas Food Bank and president of the Laredo Affordable Housing Corporation.