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Human Resources

David R. Canales

David R. Canales

Associate Superintendent

(956) 473-6448


If you want to work with the fastest growing and most innovative school district in the State of Texas, United Independent School District is for you!

United Independent School District in Laredo, Texas is the fastest growing school district in the state of Texas and second fastest growing in the nation.


Name Position Email Phone
David R. Canales Associate Superintendent
of Human Resources (956) 473-6448
Rita Garner Employee Relations
Director (956) 473-6351
Patricia M. Gonzalez Compensation Director (956) 473-6377
Elsa Burrier Human Resources
Coordinator (956) 473-6495
Cynthia Villareal Human Resources
Coordinator (956) 473-6213
Naomi Velarde Human Resources
Coordinator (956) 473-6453
Carla Rivera Program Coordinator
Certification (956) 473-6438
Ramiro Santos Leaves and Absences
Coordinator (956) 473-6256
Patricia Gutierrez Program Coordinator
Substitutes (956) 473-6339
Melissa Gamez Program Coordinator
Employment (956) 473-6439



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