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Jeff Durst

 Jeff Durst

Board President

Single Member District #2 

Jeff Durst has been a member of the Mason ISD Board of Directors since May of 2012.  Jeff has deep family roots in Mason County.  He graduated from Mason High School and attended Texas A&M University and Santa Monica University.  He and his wife own a business in Mason.  Jeff spent much of his career consulting for Fortune 50 companies. In 2000, he and his wife, Margaret, moved back to Mason to give their son the opportunity to grow up in a small town.  Jeff is currently serving his second term on the Mason ISD School Board.  His term will expire in May of 2018. 

 
Tommy Bierschwale 

Tommy Bierschwale

Single Member District #3 

Tommy Bierschwale has been serving on MISD Board of Trustees since May 2009.  Tommy graduated from Mason High School and attended Southwest Texas State University.  Tommy is the Executive Director of the Mason Housing Authority and he also runs the family ranch.  His wife Megan is the MHS Library Director and Dual Credit Coordinator.  Tommy and Megan have three children: Lydia, Spencer and Whitt.  Lydia graduated from MHS in 2014.  She is a senior at Texas Tech University and is on the rodeo team.  Spencer graduated from MHS in 2016.  He is a sophomore at Texas Lutheran University and is on the TLU Men's Track Team.  Their son Whitt is a sophomore at Mason High School.  Tommy is currently serving his third term on the Mason ISD School Board.  His term will expire in May of 2018. 

 
Treg Hudson 

Treg Hudson

Single Member District #4 

 Treg Hudson has been serving on the Mason ISD School Board since May of 2010. .  Treg attended Texas Tech University and moved to Mason in 1988.  He and his wife Natalie have seven children who have all attended or are currently enrolled in the Mason school system.  He is the Mason County Justice of the Peace and is also occupied in ranching and real estate.  Treg is serving his third term on the Mason ISD School Board, which will expire in May of 2019.

 

Julio Ramon

 

 Julio Ramon

Board Vice President

Single Member District #5 

Julio C. Ramon, Sr. has served on the Mason ISD School Board since May of 2013.  He is currently serving his second term.  His term will expire in May of 2019.  Julio is a graduate of Mason High School and Texas A&M University.  He is a retired business owner. Julio  and his wife, Beatrice, have three children, Julio, Jr., Elena and Marina.  All have attended or are currently in Mason schools. 

 
Diamantina Cantu Navarro
 

Diamantina (Tina) Cantu Navarro

Board Secretary

Single Member District #1 

Diamantina (Tina) Cantu Navarro was elected to the MISD School Board in May of 2006.  She currently serves as the board secretary.  Tina is a graduate of Mason High School and has been employed by Script Shoppe Pharmacy as a Certified Pharmacy Technician for 22 years.  Tina is married to Gilbert Navarro, together they have three children: Tiffany Cantu, Robert Navarro and Felicia Navarro.  Tina is currently serving her fourth term on the Mason ISD School Board.  Her term will expire in May of 2018.

 

Kathryn Martin 

Kathryn Martin

At Large Member

Kathryn Martin was elected to the Mason ISD Board of Trustees in May, 2017. She is a graduate of Mason High School and East Texas State University. She is a retired public school teacher and is the owner of a computer services business in Mason. Kathryn is married to Seth Martin, a Mason County rancher. Her term will expire in May, 2020.

 

Jim Bob Smith

Jim Bob Smith

At Large Member

 Jim Bob Smith was elected to the Mason ISD Board of Trustees in May, 2017.  He graduated from Mason High School in 1995, and attended Western Texas Junior College, majoring in Criminal Justice. He married Shayne McGuire, of Llano, in 1998 and they have two daughters. Steeley is attending Texas Tech in the fall. Sterling is in the 8th grade at Mason Junior High. Jim Bob is the Assistant Manager of the Mason Feed Store and has been for the past 14 years. Shayne, is a real estate broker.