• Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statements

    Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 176

    Socorro Independent School District is required to maintain a public Internet list of local government officers and disclosure statements covering conflicts of interest. Disclosure is required of officers of the district and their family members with regard to persons or agents contracting with the District or persons or agents responding to District quotations, bids, proposals, or requests for qualifications if:

    1. the person has employment or other business relationship with the local government officer or a family member resulting in the officer or family member receiving taxable income; or
    2. the person has given the local government officer or family member one or more gifts (excluding food, lodging, transportation, and entertainment) that have an aggregate value of more than $250 in the twelve month period preceding the date the officer becomes aware of an executed contract or consideration of the person for a contract to do business with the District.

    Statements must be filed within 7 business days after the officer becomes aware a conflict of interest exists.

    Officers of Socorro Independent School District required to make such disclosures are:

    (The District will also require disclosures made for employees in leadership positions and positions of influence.)

    Board/Leadership Member Position
    Cynthia A. Najera Board President
    Angelica Rodriguez Board Vice President
    Paul Guerra Board Secretary
    Gary Gandara Board Trustee
    Paul E. Garcia Board Trustee
    Eduardo Mena Board Trustee
    David O. Morales Board Trustee
    Dr. Jose Espinoza Superintendent of Schools 


    pdf Conflict of Interest Questionnaire