Diana Ramirez is the Harris County Administrator. In this capacity, she oversees the day-to-day County operations of departments that report to Commissioners Court.
The first woman and Latina to hold the job, Ms. Ramirez grew up in Laredo, Texas. She earned a BA from the University of Texas and Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University.
Ms. Ramirez has a long history of public service, including serving most recently as the Executive Director of the Harris County Department of Economic Equity and Opportunity. She joined Harris County in 2021 following 30 years of public service in various capacities with Travis County, the Texas General Land Office, and Texas Health & Human Services.
Ms. Ramirez is Chair of the Government Finance Officers Association’s Committee on Economic Development and Capital Planning and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). She is also a member of ULI’s Public Private Partnership Gold National Product Council.
Ms. Ramirez resides with her husband, and on any given game day, you might find her cheering on her beloved Houston Astros.