Oliver De La Garza

Oliver De La Garza

Community Environmental Management Specialist

Environmental Services

Oliver De La Garza, Community Environmental Management Specialist in Texas, began at Communities Unlimited in September 2018 as Assistant Director of Community Sustainability, where he coordinated recovery efforts in four communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. Oliver provides onsite technical assistance and training to rural community environmental management systems. Last year, Oliver worked with seven projects and leveraged $11.9 million in funds for community water and wastewater infrastructure development projects in Texas. He presented two environmental training workshops. He is the go-to technical assistance provider (TAP) in Texas for resolving issues with SAMS ID for rural utilities. Oliver previously served as Ombudsperson in the Texas Secretary of State’s office and served as a Child Support Officer II in the Texas Attorney General’s office. Oliver has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. 

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 521
Mercedes, TX 78570-0521


Phone: 479.443.2700 Ext. 230

Email: Oliver.DeLaGarza@CommunitiesU.org