Texas CASA Welcomes Chief External Relations Officer & General Counsel

Texas CASA is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Arriaga as Chief External Relations Officer and General Counsel. We are excited to welcome her as the leader of our dynamic Public Policy team.

Amanda most recently served as the Chief of the Director’s Staff at the Texas Department of Public Safety. She previously held the roles of Chief of the Driver License Division, Chief Administrative Officer, and various roles where she oversaw Department policy and external relations. While at DPS, she was recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) as a recipient of the “40 Under 40 Awards” in 2017. Prior to her tenure at DPS, Amanda served as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Governor Rick Perry.

She also serves as the President-Elect of the Austin Bar Association and is very active in the legal community. Amanda earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Management from Texas A&M University and her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.

Join us in welcoming Amanda to the Texas CASA team!