In a special meeting of the Judson ISD Board of Trustees, Converse resident and businessman, Rafael"Rafa" Diaz, Jr. was appointed to serve as the District 4 representative. Mr. Diaz has lived in the district for six years and is a senior account manager for Aztec Software. The selection of Mr. Diaz came as a result of the resignation of former JISD Board Member Jose Macias, Jr. who was appointed to serve on the Alamo Colleges Board.
Mr. Diaz being sworn in as District 4 Representative on the JISD Board of Trustees
Responding to his selection, Mr. Diaz said, “I am honored to have been selected to join the Board and participate moving the district forward toward tapping the potential of all of our learners- from our youngest to our non-traditional adult learners. I pledge to do my part to position Judson as a destination district with rich and robust pathways toward opportunity for every learner.”
He also wishes to convey his appreciation to Spanish speakers as well. "Es un honor haber sido elegido para unirme a la mesa directiva y participar en el progreso del distrito para todos los alumnos – desde los más jóvenes a los alumnos adultos no tradicionales. Prometo hacer mi parte para posicionar a Judson como un distrito de destino con caminos valiosos y robustos hacia oportunidades para cada alumno."
Mr. Diaz is married to Marisa Perez-Diaz who works as a district administrator at Edgewood ISD and is also an elected member of the State Board of Education. They have two children.