July 12, 2010
St. Mary’s Professor of Public Service in Residence Alex Briseño has been recognized by the Texas City Management Association (TCMA) as a “Legacy Leader.” The TCMA Legacy Leaders Project was formed to capture historical documentation of forerunners to the council-manager form of government in the State of Texas. Briseño and others were recognized in June at the TCMA Annual Conference.
Before retiring, Briseño was a public servant for the City of San Antonio for 24 years including serving as City Manager for 11 years. He joined St. Mary’s faculty in the spring of 2002 as a Professor of Public Service in Residence. Briseño teaches graduate courses in the Public Administration program offering students drawing on his years of public service experience.