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Recognized Professor
Award Winning Professonalism
Prof. Vic Villarreal, Ph.D 

Strayer University 
Distinguished Scholar Council 
Dr. Villarreal is 1 of 12 national Distinguished Scholor Council 
members, selected from among
800+ faculty members.
Selected for 2011, Reappointed 2012 & 2013

Featured Facutly, 2012
Invited to home campus in Virginia to
record on-camera website feature.
Colorado Tech University
Advisor's Choice Award 
In 2006 Dr. Villarreal was
selected for recognition by the 
Advising Dept. of Colorado Tech. 
for teaching excellence, selected 
from among 500+ faculty members

Faculty Service Award 
plaque aknowledging years 
of service to the University.

Featured Facutly, 2008
Invited to home campus in Chicago to
record on-camera website interview.
Concordia College - New York
Faculty - Adjunct Prof. 

Dr. Villarreal has tirelessly advocated for education, planning and smart growth at both the municipal and College policy levels in order to consistantly meet the needs of central Texans.   Achieving results though planning, follow-through and innovation are hallmarks of Dr. Villarreal's public service work.
About Vic Villarreal, Ph.D.
Dr. Villarreal, is a governance and business ethics professional, ISO 26000 expert, university professor and public servant (as a current elected ACC Trustee, and former Mayor Pro-Tem of Leander). Having established a strong and award winning reputation Dr. Villarreal has utilized his positions of public trust to tirelessly promote, advocate and secure education access and affordability - at all levels.   In 2009, with technologist Sandra Villarreal M.Ed., Dr. Villarreal founded 
Global Vista Strategies, LLC, a leadership and ethics consulting firm in Austin.
In 2011, Dr. Villarreal was named a Champion of Change in Education by The White House.
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Committed to helping clients and the community at large achieve dreams
A published and award winning business professor and author, Dr. Villarreal has excelled at teaching and motivating students at all college levels.  A Professor at a National Tier 1 research institution as well as at other institutions nationwide,  Dr Villarreal has instilled ethical, proven and inspired business practices to our future business leaders. 
Public Servant / Elected Official
Award Winning Dedication
Dr. Villarreal is the receipent of the following recognitions:

Norton Moses Masonic Lodge, Leander
Community Builder Award, 2015

Leander Chamber of Commerce
Citizen of the Year, 2014

The White House
Champions of Change 
in Education - 2011

Texas Municipal League (TML): 
Award of Excellence, 2009,
 Certificate of Recognition (5x),

City of Leander: 
Mayor Pro Tem service plaque, 2008, 
City Council service plaque, 2005-2009,
Planning & Zoning service plaque, 2003.

Austin Under 40: 
Finalist, Gov. & Public Affairs Award, 2011

U.S. Army (1st Bat. 8th U.S. Cav.): 
Certificate of Appreciaton 
award given by C.O. (civilian award)

Wlliamson County Children's
 Advocacy Center
Board Member service plaque

Leadership Leander I.S.D.
Leander Citizens Fire Academy,
Leander Citizens Police Academy
Trusted Community Leader
Public Offices / Organizational Offices

Chair of the Board of Trustees
of Austin Community College
Peer Elected, 2015
Vice Chair  of the Board of Trustees
of Austin Community College
Peer-Elected, 2012-'13  &  2013-'14
Trustee of Austin Community College
Elected, 2010-2016
Mayor Pro Tem of Leander
Peer-Elected, 2007-2008
City Concilmember of Leander
Elected, 2005-2007, 
Re-elected 2007-2009
  Director Alliance 4 Public Transportation (APT)
  Director, ACC Public Facilities Corp., (PFC)
  Director, CAPCOG Econ. Dev. Dist. (CAEDD)
Past Board Appointments
  Director, ACC Center for Public Policy & Pol. Studies 
  Director, ACC Foundation, (ACCF)  
  Director​, Williamson Co. Assoc. of Realtors
  Director, YMCA–Twin Lakes (Cedar Park)
  Director, Leander Library Foundation (co-founder) 
  Director, Williamson Co. CAC, Childrens Advocacy
School & College Districts  
   ACC, Chairman: Cypress Creek Advisory Com.
   ACCT, Member: Public Policy Committee, 2014
  ACCT, Member, Diversity Committee, 2012, '13  
  ACCT, Member: Governance & By-Laws, 2011
           *(ACCT: Assoc. of Community College Trustees, Washington D.C)
   Leander ISD: Co-Chairman, 2007 Bond Comm. [$559M]
   Leander ISD: E3 - Community Champions, '08-'09;
   Leander ISD: Site-Based Comm. Leander H.S. '07-'09;
   Leander ISDMentor at Leander MS, '07, '08, '09, '10;
   Leander ISD: Texas Scholors Prog. Speaker, '07-'10;
   Leander ISD: numerous other Volunteer activity &   
                             Memberships from 2003 -present.
City & State 
   Leander, TX: Comprehensive Master Plan Comm., 2015. 
   Leander, TX: Ethics Commission, 2012 - Present;
   Leander, TX: Planning & Zoning Commission, '01-'03;
   Leander, TX: Impact Advisory Committee, '01-'03;
   Leander, TX: Vice-Chairman Charter Review, '02-'03
   Leander, TX: City Bond Com. [$24M] '03-'04;
   TML: Regulations & Dev. Committee, 2009
   U.S. Rep. TX-31st Dist. 
                 Hispanic Affairs Advisory Council 2005-2009
               Higher Edu. Advisory Council, '10 - present.
   Leander Community ClubVolunteer
A constant community volunteer and mentor, Dr. Villarreal has and continues to serve on numerous Boards benefitting programs and organizations that make a difference in the lives of millions of people.  Service has included non-profits, foundations, youth and family recreation, school, municipal and business organizations. 
​Educational Background
  Ph.D.  Org. & Management Leadership, 
              Capella University, 2008, 4.0 GPA;  
  M.S. Business Leadership
              Capella University, 2003, 3.8 GPA;
  B.A.  Government (Latin Amer. & Asian studies)
              The University of Texas at Austin, 1995.
  C.M.O.  Certified Municipal Official
              Texas Municipal League, 2009

Award Winning & Experienced
Member: Strayer Univ. Distinguished Scholor Council
Public Servant
ACC Trustee (elected 2010 - 2016)
former Mayor Pro Tem of Leander
Community Leader
Board Member for various
Community Organizations