Najera Elected to State Association Board

For release: Dec. 7, 2022
Contact: Denise Schulz, 512.340.2948,

(Austin) — The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Board of Directors has elected Cynthia Najera of Socorro ISD to an interim position on the TASB Board, representing TASB Region 19. 

Najera was elected to the Socorro ISD Board of Trustees in 2010. During her tenure on the board, she has held numerous leadership positions, including four terms as president. She is an active district volunteer, serving as a parent liaison and volunteer coordinator for Americas High School and Horizon Heights Elementary School.

She has worked in several positions with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Department of Public Safety, and Agricultural Extension Service. She also is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Horizon City.

Najera is a 2015 graduate of Leadership TASB and a Master Trustee. On the state level, she has served on the TASB Legislative Advisory Council (LAC) and as a LAC representative on the TASB Legislative Committee. She is also involved with the Far West Texas School Boards Association.

About TASB

TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve local Texas school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.4 million public school students.