Dr. Elba Garcia Biography

Birthplace   Mexico City
Education   DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry, 1990
DO, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, 1984
Family   Married with two sons
Career   Dallas County Commissioner, District 4, since 2010
Dallas City Councilperson, District 1, 2001-2009
(Elected Mayor Pro Tem and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem by her peers)
Dentist, with private practice since 1998
Former assistant professor at Baylor College of Dentistry
Positions as County Commissioner   Chair, Dallas County Criminal Justice Advisory Board
Chair, DWI Task Force
Chair, Public Employee Benefits Cooperative
Board Member, North Texas Behavioral Health Authority
Board Member, Public Employee Benefits Cooperative
Board Member, Prostitute Diversion Initiative
Alternate, Regional Transportation Committee
Other Public Service Positions   Former Board Member, Dallas Convention Visitors Bureau
Former Board Member, Dallas Zoological Society
Advisory Board Member, New Friends New Life
Advisory Board member, Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Dr. Garcia has also held membership in Rotary Clubs, Lions Clubs, Chambers of Commerce and other community organizations throughout Dallas, Irving, Grand Prairie and Cockrell Hill.

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