School Board of Trustees

Crystal City Independent School District

Board of Trustees

 

President               Eric Garcia

Vice-President       Ray Espinosa

Secretary               Cruz Mata 

Member                  Victor Bonilla III

Member                  Nora Flores Guerrero

Member                  Melissa Marquez-Guerrero

Member                  Peggy Young     

Reorganization: 11/17/2020

Board of Trustees

Elected

Expires

Victor Bonilla III

November 2018

November 2022

Manuel “Ray” Espinosa

November 2012

November 2016*

November 2020*

November 2024

Nora Flores-Guerrero

November 2020*

November 2024

Eric Garcia

November 2018

November 2022

Melissa Marquez-Guerrero

November 2018

November 2022

Cruz Mata

November 2020

November 2024

Peggy Young

November 2012

November 2016*

November 2020*

November 2024

*re-elected
Elections are held every 2 years in November.
Board members serve 4-year terms.
 
Three positions will be open for the November 2022 elections.

TEXAS ELECTION CODE

TITLE 9. CANDIDATES

CHAPTER 141. CANDIDACY FOR PUBLIC OFFICE GENERALLY

SUBCHAPTER A. ELIGIBILITY FOR PUBLIC OFFICE

 

Sec. 141.001.  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC OFFICE. 

(a)  To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state, a person must:

(1)  be a United States citizen;

(2)  be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;

(3)  have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:

(A)  totally mentally incapacitated; or

(B)  partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

(4)  have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;

(5)  have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:

(A)  for a candidate whose name is to appear on a general primary election ballot, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;

(B)  for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;

(C)  for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in;

(D)  for a party nominee who is nominated by any method other than by primary election, the date the nomination is made; and

(E)  for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;

(6)  on the date described by Subdivision (5), be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected; and

(7)  satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.

 

School Board Trustee (Education Code, Chapter 11)

  • Residence -- 1 year in state and 6 months in school district prior to filing deadline (Texas Elec. Code, Section 141.001(a); Brown v. Patterson, 609 SW 2nd 287)
  • Age -- 18 years
  • Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*
Form, Content, and Procedure:
An application for a place on the ballot must be in writing; signed, sworn to by the candidate before a person authorized to administer an oath, and dated; timely filed with the district's filing authority (Superintendent's secretary), and contain information about the candidate.
 
First Day to File for Place on General Ballot: TBA
Last Day to File for Place on General Ballot:  TBA
Last Day to File a Declaration for Write-In Candidacy: TBA
Last Day to File Certificate of Withdrawal: TBA
 
Applications Packets available at 613 W. Zavala St, Crystal City, Texas