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Texas Rangers Chief Chance Collins Updates Efforts of Operation Lone Star – January 25, 2022

Chance Collins, Chief of the Texas Rangers, presents Operation Lone Star and gives updates on the Rangers’ efforts along the Texas border.

The Downtown Rotary Club of Houston welcomes Chance Collins, Chief of the Texas Rangers. He will be giving an update on Operation Lone Star detailing the Rangers’ efforts along the Texas border.

Chief Collins will be accompanied by Russell S. Molina, Chairman of the tri-foundation Texas Rangers Bicentennial Committee. He is expected to give a few remarks.


Downtown Rotary Club of Houston members are entitled to one (1) free ticket per paid member.

Corporate members are entitled to five (5) tickets. Visitors and guests must purchase a ticket at $50.

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Chance Collins serves as the Chief of the Texas Ranger Division for the Texas Department of Public Safety in Austin. His previous assignments include Commander of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT); Major of Company “F” in Waco; Texas Ranger Assistant Chief; and Regional Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety – Capitol Region. Collins began his career with DPS in 1993, serving as a state trooper in Perryton, Austin, and Georgetown; and as a special agent on the Governor’s Protective Detail.

Collins was promoted to Texas Ranger in 2002 and has served as a member of the Texas Ranger Special Operations Group, Officer Involved Shooting Committee, Crime Scene Investigation Committee, and the Unsolved Crimes Investigation Program.

He is married with two children, has a Bachelor of Science degree from Wayland Baptist University; graduated the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy – Session 256; the Texas Command College – Cohort 6; and the National Forensic Academy at the University of Tennessee.



Russell S. Molina is a native Houstonian and a 1989 graduate of Sam Houston State University. His career began in commercial real estate with Senterra Development as a venture accountant. He then moved as a financial analyst to Woodco Fund Management. During the next decade, Molina climbed the corporate ladder to become President of Woodco and a trusted venture capitalist, traveling regularly to represent the company and to listen to pitches from business’s seeking financial backing from Woodco. Molina then purchased Custom Rubber Products in 2002 and after significant growth, sold it in 2012.

Molina is now involved with multiple endeavors, including PPI Security, a full-service private security and investigation firm, Superior Trophies and Buckles, a seller of specialized merchandise for trophies, banners, hats, shirts and buckles, Rewards which sells high end belts and buckles, along with The Hat Store, which has been selling quality straw and felt hats since 1915, all of which are based in Houston. Molina is always looking for the next entrepreneurial opportunity. This entrepreneurial spirit comes naturally to him, as Molina’s grandparents founded Molina’s Cantina in 1941, which is considered a Houston tradition.

Molina currently serves on the board of trustees for the Texas Ranger Association Foundation, Holocaust Museum Houston, and the Sam Houston State University Foundation. Molina is also the Chairman of Texas Ranger 2023 which is organizing and planning the Texas Ranger Bicentennial year in 2023.



The Downtown Rotary Club of Houston
The Ballroom at Bayou Place
500 Texas Avenue (at Smith Street)
Houston, Texas 77002-2737