Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Olson Announces Inaugural Members Of Technology Advisory Council

April 18, 2019
Press Release

ROSENBERG, TX– Yesterday, Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) announced Andrew Van Chau and Gina Aguirre Adams as the inaugural members of his Emerging Technologies Advisory Council (ETAC).  The ETAC is a new Advisory Council for Olson. The ETAC provides a forum for Olson and innovative technology leaders to discuss technology issues and policy solutions with individuals, companies and organizations in the technology, science and labor sectors. The members of the council are innovators and leaders in their respective fields and will play a key role in moving TX-22 and our country forward.

“Technology continues to change the world and drive our economy,” Rep. Pete Olson said. “If we want to maintain our global competitive edge, we have to lead through innovative ideas and solutions. Both Andrew Van Chau and Gina Aguirre Adams are trusted, proven leaders in their respective fields and will provide ETAC with a great amount of knowledge and experience. They are not afraid to innovate or look the future in eye and say ‘we’re ready.’ I’m excited to work with them to make sure our workforce and our government are both prepared to lead the world in technological innovation.”

Andrew Van Chau is the principal and founder of Quo Vadis Strategies, a specialty consulting firm that works with business and community leaders to leverage outreach and engagement initiatives to deliver breakthrough outcomes. His firm partners with experts in complimentary fields to offer leadership development, issues management, and crisis response services in the U.S. and overseas. Andrew’s work on behalf of clients includes collaborative initiatives focused on economic and workforce development in Texas and other areas.

Gina Aguirre Adams is President and CEO of the Brazoria County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (BCHCC), a position she has held since its establishment. With the help of several Brazoria County community and business leaders, Gina founded the chamber in 2011. Gina was also appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to be a member of the Texas Workforce Investment Council where she assists with strategic planning and evaluation of the Texas workforce system to promote the development of a well-educated, highly skilled workforce.


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