Cuero ISD Board Elections

  • Current Board Members

    BJ Drehr- President - Term expires May 2025  District 1

    Mary Sheppard - Vice President- Term expires May 2024  At Large Position 7

    Gerard Gonzales - Secretary- Term expires May 2025  District 2

    Bill Hamilton - Member- Term expires May 2024  District 5

    Justin Cooper- Member- Term expires May 2026  District 4

    Wanda Zuniga - Member- Term expires 2026  District 3

  • The Cuero ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members elected by the public to serve three-year terms.  Elections are held annually in May.  Candidates do represent specific geographical areas excluding At-Large positions.  Following the annual election, the Board elects officers (President, Vice President and Secretary) to serve one-year terms.


    Election Map


    Contact Jessica Hernandez for questions:


  • 2024 Trustees Election Information

    Cuero ISD Trustee Election to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024

    Early Voting is April 22- April 30, 2024 at DeWitt County Annex Courtroom at

    115 N. Gonzales Ste. A  Cuero,TX 77954

    Last day to register to vote is  April 4, 2024

    DeWitt County Election Information

    There are 3 positions up for election:

    District 5, currently held by Mr. Bill Hamilton

    Position 6 At-Large, Open

    Position 7 At-Large, currently held by Ms. Mary Sheppard


    Candidate filing period to file an application for place on the ballot is:

    January 17 to February 16, 2024

    Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on  February 16

    Physical and Mailing Address for Filing Application:

    Cuero ISD

    960 E Broadway 

    Cuero, TX  77954

    Fax for filing application: #361-275-2981

    Email for filing application:

    Board policies regarding school board elections can be found on the district’s website.  Click on the District tab at the top, click on School Board, click on Policy online on the left, then go to these policies:

    • BAA (Legal) Legal Status, Powers and Duties
    • BBA (Legal) Board Member Eligibility/ Qualifications
    • BBBC (Legal) Campaign Finance
    • BBBD (Legal) Campaign Ethics
    • BBD (Legal) Board Member Training and Orientation
    • BBBA (Legal) Elections
    • BBBB (Legal) Elections Post Procedures


    It is the duty of the candidate to become familiar with the applicable laws regarding campaigns for office.  The duty of the Cuero ISD is limited to accepting and filing the reports and noting the date received thereon. 

    • For answers to questions on financial reports or ethics, you can contact the Texas Ethics Commission at 1.800.325.8506 or visit their website at  
    • Information regarding elections can be found on the Secretary of State’s website at


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