State Board Representation
Rodriquez Reelected to TASB Board
Posted on 01/14/2019

Canutillo Independent School District trustee Armando Rodriguez has been reelected by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) to a three-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 19. 

Rodriguez is serving his fourth term on the Canutillo ISD Board of Trustees, where he has served as secretary, vice-president, and president. A Canutillo High School graduate, Rodriguez has attended board meetings since the eighth grade. He was elected to the Board in 2005 at the age of 20 — the youngest person to win elective office in El Paso County. He is recognized among school trustees in the region as an advocate for education and educators.

He is involved with a variety of education and community boards in Texas and nationally, including the Mexican American School Boards Association, where he serves as past president; the National School Boards Association Hispanic Council of School Board Members, where he represents the southern region; the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials; and the Far West Texas School Boards Association, where he is a former president.

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.