Recent and ongoing Community Involvement

Terry Meza is a 4th generation resident of Irving who is well prepared to serve as the State Representative for a widely diverse district.

Education

  • Hispanic Women's League - President, 1979-1981
  • Women's Center - Board of Directors, 1979-1981
  • League of Women Voters - Board of Directors, 1980-1982; 2004-2006; 2010-2012
  • United Way Allocations Subcommittee, 1982
  • Mass Transit Advisory Committee, 1983
  • Goals for 2000, 1983
  • Texas Assoc. of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce State Board, 1984-1987
  • Quest for Excellence in the Education of Hispanics, Co-Chair 1985-1986
  • Lions Club - First Vice President, 1990-1991
  • United Way Allocations Subcommittee, 1990-1991
  • Hispanic Women's Network of Texas, 1992-1994
  • Night Shelter Board of Directors, 1992-1994
  • Citizens Bond Elections Advisory Committee
  • Police and Fire Subcommittee Chair, 1993
  • Police Advisory Committee, Youth Crime Commission, 1993
  • SER Advisory Committee to Dallas SER Board of Directors, 1993-1994
  • United Hispanic Council, Civil Rights Chair
  • Workforce Development Board/Work Advantage, 2000-2003
  • IMAGE, President, 2002-2005
  • LULAC Youth Sponsor, 2003-2006
  • LULAC Council President (4 Years); Deputy District V Director; District V Director
  • LULAC Deputy State Director, 1991-1995
  • LULAC Deputy State Director for Youth, 2004-2006
  • HOPE Tutoring Center Board of Directors, 2004-2008
  • Arts League Second Vice-President-Program, 2007-2010; Secretary 2012-2013; Scholarship Director 2015-2016

Past Community Involvement

Terry Meza for State Representative

Lifetime of Preparation.  History of service .


  • Irving High School - Diploma – 1966
  • UT Arlington - Bachelor's Degree – 197
  • University of Dallas - Graduate Studies in Bilingual/Bicultural Studie
  • Texas Christian University - License in Real Estate
  • UT Arlington - Graduate Studies in Institute of Urban Studies
  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - JD - 1999



  • Irving Noon Day Lions Club, President
  • First United Methodist Church of Irving – Staff/Parrish Relations Committee
  • Mentor at Paul Keyes Elementary, Irving ISD
  • Key Communicators, Irving ISD
  • Partners in Education, Irving ISD
  • SER - Early Head Start Advisory Board of Directors
  • Irving Heritage Society
  • LULAC - Grand Prairie
  • Irving - Carrollton Branch of the NAACP
  • Keep Irving Beautiful
  • League of Women Voters of Irving - Immediate Past VP - Program