John Lira

John is the son of a Mexican American family of four in southeast San Antonio, a United States Marine Corps veteran, a dedicated father and husband, a devoted parishioner at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, and a proud Texan. Over the past twenty years, John has journeyed from military bases and foreign battlefields to higher education […]

John is the son of a Mexican American family of four in southeast San Antonio, a United States Marine Corps veteran, a dedicated father and husband, a devoted parishioner at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, and a proud Texan. Over the past twenty years, John has journeyed from military bases and foreign battlefields to higher education institutions and through federal agencies building the skills, knowledge, and commitment to public service needed to be an effective and visionary leader fighting for working Texans.

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