The newly elected Eagle Pass Independent School District Board of Trustees held a reorganization election during their first meeting held on Tuesday November, 13.
During the EPISD Board meeting, President Lupita Fuentes asked if the board had any comments, suggestions or motions to consider for the position of EPISD Board President.
Board Trustee Christopher Hiller stated he had a motion to consider.
“ I’d like to nominate Jorge Barrera for President,” said Hiller
Trustee Glenna Purcell seconded the motion.
Fuentes then called for a vote on the motion and it was passed on a unanimous vote.
Barrera then took the seat of President.
Barrera then asked if anyone had a motion to name a Vice-President.
Dr. Hector Alvarez motioned to keep Trustee Hilda Martinez as Vice- President. The motion was also approved on a unanimous vote.
The EPISD Trustees also voted to name Alvarez as the Board’s Secretary.