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Senator Pete Flores: District 19
Pete Flores

Occupation: Game Warden (Retired)

Legislative Experience: Senate Member: 2018 - present

Hometown: Pleasanton

Party: Republican

Senator Peter P. Flores was raised in South Texas, graduating from Laredo Martin High School and then attending Laredo Junior College before transferring and graduating from Texas A&M University in College Station.

Senator Flores spent most of his career as a Texas Game Warden, serving the State for 27 years and achieving the rank of Colonel. In this capacity Senator Flores was responsible for a 60 million dollar budget, 27 field offices, 127 civilian employees and 532 Commissioned Texas Game Wardens with a Statewide operational scope and patrol reaching out 9 nautical miles into the Gulf of Mexico. Senator Flores was the first Hispanic Game Warden Colonel in Texas history.

He holds a Texas Master Peace Officer certificate, is a graduate of the Governor's Executive Development School from the LBJ School of Government at UT-Austin, and is a Fellow of the National Conservation Leadership Institute. Senator Flores honorably retired from State service in 2012 and is an Executive Coach for the National Association of Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Leadership Academy. He lives in Pleasanton with his wife Elizabeth and has two daughters and two grandsons.

Senator Flores was elected in a special election in September 2018, becoming the first Hispanic Republican to serve in the Texas Senate, and the first Republican to represent Senate District 19 in 139 years. Senator Flores had a momentous first legislative session, serving on five Senate Committees and passing various bills to help all areas of Senate District 19. See a complete rundown of what Senator Flores did his first session at this link: Legislative Victories for the Constituents of Senate District 19.



Senator Flores, as part of his service to Senate District 19, is willing to write formal letters of recommendation to qualified constituents applying for jobs, scholarships, awards, etc. If you are a constituent seeking a letter of recommendation, please see the following document for more information: Request for Letter of Recommendation Requirements



Texas Armed Forces Scholarship Nomination
Applicants interested in applying for Senator Flores' Texas Armed Forces Scholarship Nomination should submit a cover letter, resume, and a 250-word written response to the prompt: "Why are you pursuing a career in the military?" and any additional application materials to Jamie Bennett at jamie.bennett@senate.texas.gov. Applications are due Friday, July 31, 2020; applicants should expect to receive a nomination decision by the last week of August. Sen. Flores only accepts nomination applications from Senate District 19 constituents.

Capitol Staff

  • Harold Stone (Chief of Staff)
  • Jennifer Coffee (Legislative Director and General Counsel)
  • Jamie Bennett (Communications Director)
  • Dayna Bolger (Office Manager/Scheduler)

District Staff

  • Gracie Flores (Bexar County)
  • Zachary Cadena (Del Rio area)
  • Marshal Hoak (Ft. Stockton area)

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Office Information
 

Capitol Address District Address
The Honorable Pete Flores
P.O. Box 12068
Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711

(512) 463-0119 (TEL)
Texas A&M San Antonio
One University Way
Patriots Casa Room 205
San Antonio, TX 78224

(210) 784-5024 (TEL)
District Address District Address
City of Del Rio Transportation Bldg.
100 West Ogden
Del Rio, TX 78840

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4100
Del Rio, TX 78841-4100

(830) 703-8515 (TEL)
612 N. Main Street
Ft. Stockton, TX 79735

(432) 336-8836 (TEL)