About Velva

Velva currently serves as:

  • Chair, Travis County Civil Service Commission
  • Member, City of Austin Ethics Commission
  • Board Member, Austin Community Radio Inc. KAZI FM 88.7
  • Board Member, iAct (Interfaith Action of Central Texas)
  • Board Member Black Austin Democrats
  • Trustee, Austin Lawyers Assistance Program
  • Usher, David Chapel Baptist Church

In the past, Velva has been President of the Austin Bar Association; Board Member, State Bar of Texas; Member, Texas Supreme Court Grievance Oversight Commission; Officer, Central Austin Democrats.

Velva graduated from Colorado College in 1983 and the University of Texas School of Law in 1986.