Holly Flynn Vilaseca

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election

Background

Flynn Vilaseca earned her BA in Sports Management and Communications from the University of Michigan in 2004 and her master’s degree in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University in 2013 [1, 2, 4]. She started her career as a teacher in the Houston Independent School District (HISD) as a bilingual pre-kindergarten teacher [1, 2]. In 2017, she was elected to the HISD Board of Education. She has also served on the Mexican American School Board Association and the Houston Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board for Annise Parker and Sylvester Turner [1, 3, 4]. Currently, Vilaseca works as a Performance Infrastructure Executive for Johnson Controls, Inc., where she examines critical infrastructure [1, 3].

Key Issues

Budget

Flynn Vilaseca advocates for more consideration of community input in the city budgeting and spending process. She believes that taxpayer dollars are being wasted and wants to implement more cost efficient strategies [1].

Health Care

Flynn Vilaseca advocates for increased access to health care [1]. 

Endorsements

Houston Professional Firefighters Association; National Latino Peace Officers Association; Houston Fire Department Chief Officers Association; Plumbers Local Union 68; Bangladeshi American Business Association; Asian American Democrats of Texas; Rise AAPI; Latinas United; Latino Texas PAC; Latino Victory Project; Harris County Tejano Democrats; Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate; Oak Forest Area Democrats; Greater Heights Democratic Club; Houston 80-20 Asian-American PAC; Pipefitters Local Union 211; Sylvia Garcia, Congresswoman; Adrian Garcia, Commissioner; Lesley Briones, Commissioner; Lina Hidalgo, County Judge; Mary Ann Perez, State Representative; Gene Wu, State Representative; Armando Walle, State Representative; Christina Morales, State Representative

Sources

1 Holly For Houston
2 Ballotpedia
3 Off the Kuff
4 LinkedIn