CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The Texas Senate adopted Senate Resolution No. 21 by Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa and Senator Morgan LaMantia on January 18, 2023 to recognize and commend Corpus Christi Fire Chief Robert Rocha. Chief Rocha will be retiring on January 20th as chief of the Corpus Christi Fire Department after more than four decades of service and 11 years of leadership as chief. Senator Hinojosa presented a copy of the resolution to Chief Rocha at his retirement reception which took place at the Corpus Christi Firefighter Association Hall.
“I’m honored to present this Texas Senate resolution to Chief Robert Rocha for his service, commitment, dedication, and leadership of the Corpus Christi Fire Department,” said Senator Hinojosa. He added, “I’ve had the honor of working with Chief Rocha since he was named chief. He has worked tirelessly to improve the department, advocate for the needs of firefighters, and take care of the needs of our Coastal Bend communities. He led his department and our city through challenging times including Hurricane Harvey, the COVID-19 pandemic, and Winter Storm Uri. We are grateful for his service and I wish him a happy and healthy retirement.”