EPCC Board Secretary becomes 243rd District Judge

November 13, 2018



We are sad to see her leave, but Solis has done great things for all EPCC campuses.Selena Solis is EPCCs Board Secretary, she had announced her intent to resign so that she may serve our judicial system as our 243rd court judge. Solis represents District 4 which covers parts of Central, West and south El Paso. 



Solis has been serving EPCC as a Board of Trustee since 2013. During that time EPCC was nationally recognized for many successes such as the Early College High Schools and Dual Credit programs. 



Selena Solis, EPCC Board Secretary, announced that she is resigning to serve as our 243rd court judge.


EPCC was also named one of the Top 10 Community College’s in the Nation by Aspen Institute and received the American Association of Community College’s (AACC) Student Success Award. 


Throughout her years here at EPCC she has been a constant voice for transforming education with progress, innovation and engagement. “Ms. Solis has been a dedicated trustee who has been committed to ensuring that EPCC strives for more positive outcomes at every level,” Art Fierro Board Chair said. 


“She has served our students and community well by supporting EPCC’s efforts to provide high quality and affordable education.” As of October 2003, Ms. Solis has adopted El Paso as her home and became an Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Texas. 


Through her extensive career, Solis has provided legal services for many individuals who are financially unable to receive legal representation. 


Other than serving EPCC she has shared her services being involved with many of the community’s organizations such as the Girl Scouts of Desert Southwest, the El Paso County Civil Service Commission, Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, Inc. and many others. 


Her legal Career has always been in public interest law, being a voice for those who are low wage workers, victims of employment discrimination and low-income immigrants accused of violating federal law.


Thank you for your services for EPCC, we are deeply grateful for them all. EPCC sends their support as you become our 243rd District Court Judge.


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