Fernando C. Gomez, Secretary of the Board
Dr. Fernando C. Gomez for more than 20 years has been General Counsel for the Texas State University System, the oldest multi-campus system in Texas serving more than 82,000 students each year through its eight component institutions.
He received his B.A. in sociology and English from the University of New Mexico and his J.D. (law) and Ph.D. in American culture from the University of Michigan. In addition to his legal practice, he teaches for the Sam Houston State University-International Law Enforcement Academy, a U.S. State Department-funded program in Roswell, New Mexico. He has been Legal Counsel for TIEC since 1987.