Alejandro "Alex" Velazquez is a Board member of the Union City Board of Education. He attended Union Hill High School and is a life-long Union City resident with three nieces and a nephew attending Union City schools.
Prior to joining the Union City Board of Education, Mr. Velazquez has primarily worked in the public sector. He believes that students taught at good behavior and the value of an education at a young age will thrive in the classroom. He also believes that great teachers, staff, and educational environment is what makes our students successful.
When asked who his hero is, besides his mother, it is Robert F. Kennedy, Mr. Velazquez said, “There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?”