Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Lupe Landeros’ entire career with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service spans a total of 28 years – 22 years as a county Extension agent for Family and Consumer Science and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program before joining Bexar County as the County Extension Director in 2006. She currently directs as many as 30 employees who provide scientifically-based education to over 400,000 residents each year. She serves as the county division manager for AgriLife Extension and is responsible for coordination and communications with the County Commissioners’ Court and other county and city departments. Before joining Bexar County, Lupe worked for Extension in Travis, Brazos and Nueces counties. Among her previous positions, she served as USDA Teen Program Specialist for the USDA/Army School-Age and Teen Project in Alexandria, Virginia.
She provided training and technical assistance to installation staff to use in implementing a 4-H program to Army children and teens nation-wide. Lupe is the recipient of several awards, including the County Extension Agent Distinguished Achievement Award from the AgriLife Extension Specialist’s Association. In 2004 she received the Educator of the Year Award from Austin Habitat for Humanity and, in 2002, she received the Extension Housing Outreach Award from the State and National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Science. That same year, she was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Extension Association of Family and Consumer Science. Lupe holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas State University and a Master of Education Administration from Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi.