1601 E. Alton Gloor Blvd.
Building A
Brownsville, Texas 78521
Phone number: (956) 544-7165
Fax: (956) 544-7158

Featured Staff Bios:

Karen B. Anzak
H.A.R.P. For Families Executive Director

  • Active Relationships Master Trainer
  • Associate Director for H.A.R.P. Cameron County
  • Technical International Spanish Interpreter and Translator
  • Certified Active Relationships Center marriage education leader
  • Public simultaneous oral translator
  • Associates of Applied Science Degree in Radiology Technology, Brownsville UTB/TSC
  • Ordained Minister
  • Associates in Theological Studies, Instituto Biblico Bethel, Brownsville, TX
  • Diverse experience with Hispanic ministries, including leading youth groups and women groups
  • Guatemala native, currently residing in Los Fresnos, TX

Perla Garza
H.A.R.P. Cameron County Site Director
  • B.A. in Communication, University of Texas at Brownsville with concentration in Human Communication Studies and Mass Communication
  • Associate degree in Social Work, University of Texas at Brownsville
  • 5 years experience working with BISD school district
  • Student Examiner with The University of Houston/ Valley Speech Center
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Other past work experience includes working in several departments of University of Texas in Brownsville such as: History, Government and Education Dept., The Gear Up program and computer lab assistant.
  • Serves the community through church activities and supports other non-profit organizations, always willing to help out others!

Jose E. Cavazos Staff H.A.R.P. Lead Marriage and Relationship Skills Facilitator

  • Trainer status achieved for Active Relationships curricula
  • Associate Degree in Theological Studies – Southmost Latin American Bible Institute in Brownsville, Texas
  • Certificate of Ministry Credentials - General Council of the Assemblies of God – USA
  • Certificate of Computer Bookkeeping – South Texas Vo-Tech Brownsville, Texas
  • In process: Lic. Minister Credentials of A.G
  • In process: Bachelors Degree in Theological Studies and Christian Counseling
  • Assistant Pastor at La Iglesia Del Pueblo Pentecostal, A.G
  • Worship Minister and Youth Pastor
  • Assistant Project Coordinator for the Buena Vida Neighborhood (non-profit org.) sub awarded by UTB Center for Civic Engagement under a federal Compassion Capital Grant

Gregorio Hernandez
Accounting Specialist
  • Bachelors in Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin with concentration in Finance
  • Recipient, Chick-fil-A Academic Scholarship
  • VP of Recruiting, McCombs Diversity Council
  • Active Member, Hispanic Business Student Association
  • Member, Mexican Student Association,
  • Recipient, Tier I, President’s Achievement Scholarship

Maria Anita Rodriguez H.A.R.P. Administrative & Research Specialist
  • Pursuing an Associate degree in Business Office Technology at Texas State Technical Collage
  • Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Business Management and Marketing at University of Texas at Brownsville & Texas Southmost College

Magda Reyes
Mentor Program Specialist

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