Robert "Bob" Brescia, Ed.D.

Last modified on: 03-02-2023 12:24:40

Board Member
(Educator Certification, State Board For)

Term Ends: 02-01-2029

General Information

Home Town: Odessa

Personal Information

Bob Brescia, Ed.D. of Odessa is a teacher of record for Ector County Independent School District (ISD) and an adjunct professor at Wilmington University. He previously served as the executive director for the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute and as the head of school for Saint Joseph Academy in Brownsville. He is a board member at Constituting America in Dallas, the Odessa Information & Discussion Group, and an advisory board member for Odessa’s Southwest Heritage Credit Union. He is the former chairman of Basin PBS television and the American Red Cross of the Permian Basin and former president of Rotary International – Greater Odessa. He is also a monthly columnist for the American Society for Public Administration in Washington, D.C. Brescia has 27 years of military service as a highly decorated airborne ranger cavalry soldier, non-commissioned officer, and commissioned officer in the United States Army. He received a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Civil Government from Norwich University, a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Master of Arts in International Relations from Boston University – European Division, and a Doctor of Education in Executive Leadership with distinction from George Washington University. Reappointed 3/2/23.