• 2015 Texas Honor Board
    2015 Region 19 Board of the Year
    Socorro ISD Board of Trustees
     
    The Socorro ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven elected citizens who work with community leaders, families, and educators to develop sound educational policies that support student achievement and ensure the solvency of the District. They have been named twice as the Region 19 Board of the Year in 2012 and 2015. The SISD Board also earned the prestigious title of 2015 Texas Honor Board, being recognized for their commitment to their students and community, a continued focus on student achievement and improvement, and high ethical standards in governing the school district.  Together, they are a strong and cohesive team that helps the district continuously set and achieve new levels of excellence. Five of the trustees represent single-member districts and two are elected at-large.
     
    Paul Guerra
    Paul Guerra
    Board President
    District 4
    Term Expires: 2021
    paulguerra56@gmail.com
     
    Paul Guerra Profile Video
    A former teacher in Canutillo ISD, Paul Guerra is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso and has 16 years experience in heating, cooling and plumbing sales and management.
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    Cynthia Najera
    Cynthia Ann Najera
    Vice President
    District 2
    Term Expires: 2021
    cynthia.najera@sisd.net
     
    Cynthia Najera has been a Socorro ISD parent for the past 12 years and is a former Parent Liaison from Horizon Heights Elementary.
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    Michael Najera
    Michael Anthony Najera
    Board Secretary
    District At-Large
    Term Expires: 2019
    michaelanajera@gmail.com
     
    Michael Najera is Vice-President of Professional Services at Craneware, a leading healthcare revenue integrity software company and has over 20 years of healthcare finance and operations experience.
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    Hector_Gonzalez
    Hector F. Gonzalez
    Trustee
    District 1
    Term Expires: 2019
    hgzlz2002@yahoo.com
     
    Hector Gonzalez was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1971 during the Vietnam conflict and continued to serve the country for 20 years.
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    Gary Gandara
    Gary Gandara
    Trustee
    District 5
    Term Expires: 2021
    garygandara78@gmail.com
     
    A proud graduate of Socorro High School, Gary Gandara has committed his professional and volunteer efforts to serving his local community. 
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    Antonio Tony Ayub
    Antonio "Tony" Ayub
    Trustee
    District At-Large
    Term Expires: 2019

    tony_ayub@sbcglobal.net
     
    Antonio Ayub is a UTEP graduate, graduate of Leadership El Paso and a Licensed Paramedic.
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     Angelica Rodriguez
    Angelica Rodriguez
    Trustee
    District 3
    Term Expires: 2021
    angelica.rodriguez@sisd.net
     
    Angelica Rodriguez received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degrees from the University of Texas at El Paso.
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    2017 SISD Board of Trustees
     
    The SISD Board of Trustees, bottom row from left to right, are Vice President Cynthia Ann Najera, President Paul Guerra, Superintendent José Espinoza and Secretary Michael Anthony Najera, and, top row from left to right, Trustee Gary Gandara, Trustee Angelica Rodriguez, Trustee Antonio “Tony” Ayub, and Trustee Hector F. Gonzalez.