Executive Leadership Team

Alva I. Trevino

Alva I. Treviño

Executive Vice President, Special Projects

“It’s amazing how you see your city if you let someone else do the driving. Take a bus and really appreciate our beautiful city.”
— Alva Treviño


Alva Treviño has been METRO’s executive vice president of special projects since 2017.

She was promoted to the role after first serving as a litigator, deputy general counsel and general counsel.

She has been with the Authority since 1997.

In her current role, Treviño advises the president and CEO on how to implement METRO’s goals regarding special projects related to operations, policy, process improvement and compliance.

Like so many of her co-workers, Treviño is personally invested in helping METRO serve the community and help it keep pace with a growing population.

Past Positions

  • METRO General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • METRO, Deputy General Counsel
  • METRO, Senior Staff Attorney
  • METRO, Staff Attorney

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Member, Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, Mexican American Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Women Attorneys
  • Member, Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Member, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Pan American Round Table of Houston
  • Member, Houston Bar Association


  • Recipient, Texas General Counsel Forum’s General Counsel of the Year Award
  • Recipient, Mexican American Bar Association of Houston Award for Outstanding Service to the Community

Civic Activities

  • Member, Pan American Round Table of Houston
  • Night Court Houston, Cast Member
  • Leadership Houston Class 33

Education and Certifications

  • J.D., Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas
  • B.A., University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Personal Injury- 2010-2017


Phone: 713-739-3866