MASBA Board of Directors


MASBA 2017 Executive/Board of Directors as of the MASBA 2017 Annual Conference: Xavier Herrera, Stafford MSD;
Jessica Cantu, Raymondville ISD; Armando Rodriguez, Canutillo ISD (MASBA 2017 President); David Espinosa, Grand Prairie ISD (MASBA 2017 Vice-President); Homero Garcia, South Texas ISD (MASBA 2017 President-elect); Michael Vargas, San Benito ISD; Ricardo Gutierrez, ESC Region One ; Willie Tenorio, Hays CISD (MASBA 2017 Secretary & 2018 Conference Chair); Front Row: Irene Galan-Rodriguez, Big Spring ISD, (MASBA 2017 Immediate Past-President) and Ana Cortez, Manor ISD.


The Mexican American School Board Members Association (MASBA) conducted its election of officers and board members at its annual business meeting held February 25, 2017, at the La Quinta River-walk, San Antonio, TX during the MASBA Annual Conference and Expo.

As part of the election process, 2016 MASBA President Irene Galan-Rodriguez (Big Spring ISD) became Immediate Past-President, and President-Elect, Armando Rodriguez (Canutillo ISD) became the MASBA 2017 President.

Board Officers elected were: President Elect, Homero Garcia (South Texas ISD); Vice President, David Espinosa (Grand Prairie ISD); Treasurer (re-elected) Servando Garza, (Alice ISD); and Secretary, Willie Tenorio, (Hays CISD).

Board of Directors elected or serving an elected term for their respective MASBA regions are as follows: Ricardo Gutierrez, ( ESC Region 1); Diane Davila (Houston ISD); Xavier Herrera (Stafford MSD); Michael Vargas (San Benito ISD); Jessica Cantu (Raymondville ISD); and, Mike Rosales (Ysleta ISD). Incumbent MASBA Board of Directors are: Anna Cortez (Manor ISD); Larry Perez (Waco ISD); and Orlando Flores (Fabens ISD).

MASBA is comprised and divided into 6 regions from the 20 recognized TEA School District Regions. Two board members from each MASBA Region are elected to serve a three year term with the exception of Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary (these three Executive Office terms are one year, still representing their respective MASBA Region). The office of President, President Elect and Immediate Past President, with the 12 MASBA Regional Board Members, form the 15 member MASBA Board of Directors.


2017 MASBA Executive Board Elections
2017 President Armando Rodriguez Reg 19 - Canutillo ISD
President-Elect Homero Garcia Reg 1 - South Texas ISD
Immediate Past-President Irene Galan-Rodriguez Reg 18 - Big Spring ISD


2017 MASBA Board of Directors Elections
Region 1 1) Michael Vargas, San Benito ISD (2018)
2) Richard Guttierez, Region One ESC (Treasurer) (2019)
 
Region 2 1) Willie Tenorio, Hays CISD (Secretary) (2018)
2) Ana Cortez, Manor ISD (2019)

Region 3 1) Holly Maria Flynn Vilaseca, Houston ISD (2018)
2) Xavier Herrera, Stafford MSD - (2020)
 
Region 4 1) David Espinosa, Grand Prairie ISD (Vice President) - (2019)
2) Jacinto Ramos, Fort Worth ISD (2018)
 
Region 5 1) OPEN
2) Sylvester Vasquez, Southwest ISD (2018)
 
Region 6 1) OPEN
2) Mike Rosales, Ysleta ISD (2020)
 
  *one year term, fulfilling MASBA Region representation  


Administration
Louis Q. Reyes, III Executive Director louisreyesiii@allstate.com
Sam Guzman Director of Operations & Development sguzman061208@gmail.com
Art Reyna, Attorney Governmental Relations art@artreyna.com
Kurt Hixson Marketing/Communications MASBA.PR@gmail.com

Legal Consultation:
Juan F. Aguilera, Attorney
P: 210-225-0001   Ext. 219
F: 210-225-0041
Escamilla & Poneck, LLP
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San Antonio, Texas 78205
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Haley Armitage,
Client Services Coordinator
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Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos,
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Benjamin Castillo
P: (956) 318-0555
O'Hanlon,Rodriguez
Betancourt & Demerath
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Edinburg, Texas 78539-3900
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