Jorge Martinez was raised in the Central Valley of California, where he earned his Masters in Public Administration at California Baptist University, and earned his B.A. in Communication in 2011 from Fresno State.
Jorge became the Founding President for the Fresno State chapter of the Christ-centered fraternity, Alpha Gamma Omega in 2008, and has served on a number of appointed positions since becoming an Alumni. Most recently, Jorge was honored with receiving the fraternities Robert T. Anderson award in February 2016 for public service. Establishing the highest standards of integrity, honesty, and administrative skills both in the public service area and in the Christian community.
In October of 2015, Jorge was appointed by Texas Governor, Greg Abbott to the Texas Physician Assistant Board. The Physician Assistant Board’s mission is to protect and enhance the public’s health, safety, and welfare by establishing and maintaining standards of excellence used in regulating physician assistants and ensuring quality health care for the citizens of Texas through licensure, discipline, and education.
Following his Gubernatorial appointment, Jorge was appointed by City of Mission Mayor, Beto Salinas to the Citizens Advisory Committee in January of 2016. The board oversees the Community Development Department which handles monies allocated from The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In 2012 Jorge joined The LIBRE Initiative as a Project Coordinator. A national non-profit, non-partisan organization that seeks to advance the principles of Economic Freedom within the U.S. Hispanic community. In June of 2014, Martinez was promoted to the Texas Field Director for the Rio Grande Valley where he is currently serving his community.