About Alia Ureste

Alia Ureste has lived in West Texas almost all of her life & graduated from Fort Stockton High School, Midland College’s LVN Program, New Mexico Junior College’s RN Program & University of Notre Dame’s School of Business Non-Profit Executive Program.

Alia is married to Gilbert with whom she has a family of 5 young adult & 5 minor children. Along with her husband, Alia serves as managing member of Gateway Salvage & Recycling, LLC, a small business, which provides scrap metal demolition & small environmental clean-up services for oil & gas companies, businesses, ranchers & residents of the Trans-Pecos & Permian Basin region.

Alia, a Republican Party of Texas member, has ancestry rooted deep in the Conservative Party, including some of her family whom were inducted as members of the National Sons & Daughters of the American Revolution.

Alia served in the official capacity of Texas State Commissioner from 2014 -2019 as an appointee & advisory council cabinet member of two Texas Governors, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry & Greg Abbott.