87S21135 TBO-D
  By: Fierro H.R. No. 105
         WHEREAS, Erica Marin began a new role as director of the El
  Paso Museum of History on August 6, 2021; and
         WHEREAS, The first El Paso native and Latina to be appointed
  director of EPMH, Ms. Marin is well prepared to guide the museum as
  it expands its outreach and launches new exhibits; she was employed
  as a curator before taking the helm of EPMH, and she contributed to
  the success of a number of community-driven exhibitions, including
  "Neighborhoods & Shared Memories: Sunset Heights" and "Low & Slow:
  Lowrider Culture on the Border"; she has also served as a curator
  for Las Cruces Museums and Purple Gallery, and she has further
  distinguished herself through her work as an artist; and
         WHEREAS, Ms. Marin holds a bachelor's degree in fine arts and
  museum conservation from New Mexico State University and a master's
  degree in public history from The University of Texas at El Paso; in
  addition, she is a Fellow of the National Association of Latino Arts
  and Cultures Leadership Institute; and
         WHEREAS, Admired for her vision, expertise, and deep
  commitment to her community, Erica Marin is poised to lead the El
  Paso Museum of History into an exciting new era; now, therefore, be
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature, 2nd Called Session, hereby congratulate Erica Marin on
  her appointment as director of the El Paso Museum of History and
  extend to her sincere best wishes for the future; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Ms. Marin as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.