Edward Carrizales

Edward Carrizales('23)*

Member, UH System Board of Regents

 carrizales.gif Carrizales is a first-generation college student who has received an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Houston. He is attending the University of Houston as a graduate student pursuing his Master of Business Administration. Carrizales is working for Zions Bancorporation as an Assistant Vice-President for their Enterprise Initiatives group. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, he was honored as the 2012 Latino of the Year by the Association of Latino Professionals for America. He is also the youngest recipient of the University of Houston Alumni Association Billie Schneider Outstanding Volunteer Award. As an Alum, Carrizales has served as President of the University of Houston Hispanic Alumni Association and a board member of the University of Houston Alumni Foundation. He also serves as the Vice-Chairman of professional development and networking for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Alumni Council. He is a past Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholar and Jesse H. Jones Scholar.

**Carrizales is part of a group of students appointed by the Texas Governor to serve on their respective university system governing boards. These students have the same powers and duties as regents, but do not vote or are considered part of a quorum. The first such appointees served from 2006 to 2007. Prior to this, student regents were elected by their peers.