Garcia Elected to State Association Board

For release: October 29, 2018
Contact: Theresa Gage-Dieringer, 512.467.3564
theresa.gage-dieringer@tasb.org
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(Austin) — The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has elected Demetrio Garcia of Kenedy ISD-Karnes County to a three-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 3.

Garcia is now in his eighth year as a trustee on the Kenedy ISD-Karnes County Board. He currently serves as the president.

He is an administrative specialist for the Region 20 Education Service Center (ESC) in San Antonio. After serving the education profession for 11 years as a school principal, Garcia joined the ESC 20 family as part of the Leadership Development team in November 2016. As an administrative specialist, he provides professional development to district and campus leaders and administrators across the Region 20 area.

He received a bachelor of science in interdisciplinary studies, a master of education in administration and supervision, and principal and superintendent certifications from the University of Houston-Victoria.

TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve local public school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.3 million students.