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Texas Border and Mexican Affairs

Directory of Colonia Ombudspersons

Enriqueta "Keta" Caballero
Director Colonia Initiatives Program
255 S. Kansas Ave.
Weslaco, TX 78596-6285
Phone (956) 969-9075
Cellular (956) 473-9959
Fax (956) 969-9079

Cameron County: Lupita Ortega
Ombudsperson
1390 W. Exp. 83
c/o Department of Transportation
San Benito, Texas 78586
Phone (956) 399-2518
Cellular (956) 245-3986
Fax (956) 399-2566

El Paso County: Kathryn Hairston
Ombudsperson
401 E. Franklin, Ste. 540 A
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone (915) 834-5630
Cellular (915) 309-9721
Fax (915) 834-5631

Hidalgo County: Oliverio de la Garza
Ombudsperson
2520 N. Closner # 31
Edinburg , TX 78541
Phone (956) 316-8588
Cellular (956) 329-0446
Fax (956) 316-8597

Maverick County: Vacant, For assistance contact:
Enriqueta "Keta" Caballero
Director Colonia Initiatives Program
Phone (956) 969-9075
Cellular (956) 473-9959
Fax (956) 969-9079

Nueces County: Sinoel Contreras
Ombudsperson
Carlos Truan Natural Resource Center
6300 Ocean Dr. Unit 5856, Rm. 2302
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5856
Phone and Fax (361) 825-2877
Cellular (361) 944-7209

Starr County: Vacant, For assistance contact:
Enriqueta "Keta" Caballero
Director Colonia Initiatives Program
Phone (956) 969-9075
Cellular (956) 473-9959
Fax (956) 969-9079

Webb County: Jorge Negrete
Ombudsperson
Laredo Community College
South Campus Office # A226
5500 S. Zapata Highway
Laredo, TX 78046
Mail Box 587
Phone (956) 794-4959
Cellular (956) 744-0581