Priscilla Camacho is the Senior Vice President of Public Policy at the Dallas Regional Chamber.
Priscilla oversees the Public Policy team which is in charge of all advocacy efforts to support the North Texas region ensuring it remains the number one place in the country to live, work, and build a business. Using a team of experts on local, state, and federal issues, the Public Policy team is focused on using influence in the development and implementation of policies at all levels of government to benefit the North Texas Region.
Priscilla joins the DRC from the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, where for the last 4 years she has served as Vice President of Education and Workforce Development. In this role she worked with chamber members and external stakeholders to develop public policy strategies related to education and workforce issues at the local, state, and federal levels.
A family law attorney early in her career, Priscilla previously worked for several law firms in San Antonio, including Plunket & Gibson and Ford & Massey. She also owned and operated her own law practice for several years.
She is a native of Laredo, Texas, and graduated from St. Mary’s University with a degree in English & Communication Arts. She received her law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law.
Priscilla has also served in various capacities on nonprofit and governmental board to include: Past Chair of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, Mayoral Appointee for the City of San Antonio’s Parks and Recreation Board, Public Member of the San Antonio Police Department’s Training Advisory Committee, and the County Judge Appointee for the Bexar County Child Welfare Board.
Recognized for her service to the bar and community, Priscilla has been named as a 40 under 40 leader by the San Antonio Business Journal, G.O.L.D. Award recipient from the Texas Tech University School of Law, Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, and a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star by Texas Monthly and Scene in SA Magazine.
Priscilla’s extensive experience in education and workforce and public policy on behalf of a large Texas chamber provides the DRC a constant and effective advocate for our members on the critical issues which affect them – at City Hall, in Austin, and in Washington, D.C.
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