José Rodriguez was appointed Assistant Director, Field Services & Public Safety on July 1, 2011.
Before becoming Assistant Director, José was the Regional Administrator for Region 4, a position he held from March 2006 through June 2011. Prior to his appointment as Regional Administrator, José was the Insurance and Consultation Program Manager (Regional Program Manager) in Region 4, a position he has held from November 2004 through February 2006. He was L&I's first Spanish-Language Communications Manager from June 2002 through October 2004.
José is originally from Laredo, Texas and has a bachelor of arts degree in Government from Texas A&M University at Kingsville, and a master of arts degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. He came to L&I as a result of a career change, having completed 30 years of service in the United States Army.
José is married (Oneida) and has two children (David and Daniel), a daughter-in-law (April) and a granddaughter (Isabella).
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