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Javier D. "Jake" Margo, Board Vice-Chairman 

Representing Starr County


  • Teacher/Counselor with Rio Grande City CISD 1966-73; 2000-2012Manager Starr County Water Control & Imp. Dist.  #2 - 4 years

  • Coordinator of Federal and State Programs for Starr County- 1977-93

  • Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for Starr, Zapata, and Jim Hogg Counties – Program Administrator II and Outreach Manager – 1993-2000


  • Rio Grande City CISD School Board, 1974-80; served as Vice-President and President

  • Rio Grande Valley School Board Association (12 years)

  • Region I Education Service Center Board of Directors served as vice president and president.

  • Member of the Tip of Texas Girl Scout Board of Directors 10 years

  • Member of the Rio Grande Council Boy Scout Board of Directors

  • Served on the Rio Grande City Little League Association

  • Bishops Advisory Board for Brownville Diocese – 4 years

  • Knights of Columbus Life Member; 50 year pin, Served as Grand Knight (President)

  • Member of the De Saules General Assembly of 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus, served as Faithful Navigator (President)

  • Member and officer of Order of Alhambra El Cid Caravan #106, served as Vice and Grand Commander. Life Member, currently Supreme Deputy Director.

  • Rio Grande City Rotary Club (35 years) served as President

  • Chairman of Boy Scout Troop 93 (20 years)

  • Member of Board of Directors of Starr County Heart Association

  • Member and Chairman of Starr County Fair Association (30 years)

  • Charter member of Pan American University Alumni Association

  • Member of Rio Grande City Quarterback Club (still active)

  • Member of Rio Grande City Beef Syndicate

  • Member of Starr County Retired Teachers Association

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” - Winston Churchill

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