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Daniel Avitia

daniel avitiaDaniel Avitia serves as the Director of the Motor Vehicle Division. In this role he oversees the licensing and regulation of the motor vehicle dealer industry. The Motor Vehicle Division is composed of licensing specialists, attorneys, and administrative staff.

A native Texan, Daniel Avitia began his journey in State Government over 20 years ago. Avitia has held various Directorate and Administrator level positions in Texas State Government Agencies which include The University of Texas at El Paso, The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, The Texas Health & Human Services Commission and most recently The Texas Department of Agriculture.

Avitia has focused his professional efforts on strengthening and improving operations, building and administering successful teams and continuously improving processes that better support agency and customer needs.

Avitia is a graduate of The University of Texas at El Paso and possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Legal Reasoning as well as a Master’s degree in Public Administration. Avitia is also a graduate of the Governor’s Executive Development Program and the Texas Health & Human Services Executive Leadership Program.

He resides in Austin with his wife Patricia and is the proud father of three energetic boys.


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