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An employee publication of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice


September 2021

Monica Ruiz De Velasco Named Deputy Division Director for Parole Division

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is pleased to announce the selection of Monica Ruiz De Velasco as deputy division director for the Parole Division.

Ms. Ruiz De Velasco has over 14 years of criminal justice experience to include over nine years with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Ms. Ruiz De Velasco has held various positions within the Parole Division to include parole officer, unit supervisor, assistant section director, and most recently serving as the oversight section director. Her diverse experience in criminal justice, along with her leadership and vast knowledge of operational analysis and management oversight will serve her well in her new position.

Please join us in congratulating Monica and offering her your support as she assumes this key leadership role.