Rolando Pablos

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Rolando Pablos
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Public Utility Commissioner of Texas
Former officeholder
In office
September 2011 - February 2013
Term ends
September 1, 2013
Base salary$120,000
Elections and appointments
AppointedSeptember 2011
Appointed byGovernor of Texas
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sSt. Mary's University
Master'sUniversity of Texas at San Antonio; University of Houston
J.D.St. Mary's University School of Law
Office website
Rolando Pablos was a member of the Public Utility Commission of Texas until February, 2013. He was first appointed to the commission in September 2011 by Governor Rick Perry.[1]


Prior to his position on the Commission, Pablos was senior advisor to the global law firm of SNR Denton, where he provided public policy and strategic business advisory services to domestic and international clients. Earlier he served as general counsel and chief legal officer to Francois-Charles Oberthur, a multinational firm specializing in high-security printing. Pablos administered the legal, legislative and regulatory affairs for Oberthur’s U.S. and Latin American operations.[2]


  • St. Mary's University, B.A.
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, M.B.A
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D

Political career

  • Appointed as honorary consul to Spain
  • Chairman of Texas Racing Commission
  • Chairman of the Free Trade Alliance
  • Board member of Associated Republicans of Texas
  • Board member of Hispanic Republicans of Texas

Texas Public Utility Commission (2011-2013)

Pablo served as a member of the Public Utility Commission of Texas from September 2011 until his resignation effective February, 2013. He was first appointed to the commission in by Governor Rick Perry.

Elections & Appointments


See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2014

Pablos is considered a potential 2014 Republican candidate for U.S. House representing the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. The district incumbent, Democrat Pete Gallego, unseated Republican Francisco Canseco in the November 6, 2012 general election, and the National Republican Congressional Committee is reportedly courting Pablos to run against Gallego and reclaim the GOP's control of the district in 2014.[3]


In September of 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry appointed Rolando Pablos to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, where he was charged with regulating the state’s electric and telecommunication utilities.[2]


Pablos and his wife, Laura San Martin, have four children, Cristina Elizabeth, David Alan, Mia Noelle and Andrea Nicole.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Texas Public Utility Commission
Succeeded by
Brandy Marty