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April 14th, 2006back

De La Rosa Villarreal Appointed To Board For Valley International Airport

Dr. Bonnie De La Rosa Villarreal has been appointed by Mayor Rick Rodriguez as a member of the board of directors for Valley International Airport. The airport board sets long-range policies and strategies for Valley International Airport, the regions largest passenger and air cargo facility.

De La Rosa Villarreal, a practicing dentist in Harlingen, is very active in her hometown community serving on the Harlingen Parks and Recreation Board of Directors and volunteering for Dentists Who Care, North Harlingen Rotary Club and the Harlingen Junior League. She is also a member of the Chamber of Commerce in Harlingen and Weslaco, Valley Baptist Foundation Circle and St. Anthonys Catholic Church.

She was graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio and received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry. I am eager to help maintain the airport as a major source of transportation in the Valley and excited to work with a group that has such an impact on the community, said De La Rosa Villarreal.

Valley International Airport serves over 400,000 passengers a year and is the home for Southwest Airlines, Continental Express, Sun Country Airlines, DHL, Federal Express, UPS, BAX Global and UPS Supply Chain Solutions.