Region 1


Thank you for being a part of ATPE, the largest educator organization in the nation. Our region is one of 20 across the state. On this page you’ll find the contact information for our local and regional officers, as well as a calendar that will include our meeting notices. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you!

ATPE has regional representatives working statewide. Your regional representative is Roger Gutierrez, and he is ready to help you reach your region’s goals. Contact him


Region 1 ATPE on Facebook
2017-18 ATPE Region 1 List of Officer Candidates

Forms and Documents

Region Officers

Click on the president's name to send him or her an email.

Name Office Campus
Michael Sweet Region Director Carman Elementary
Rene Zuniga Region President South Texas College
Michael Balderas Region Vice President Robert R Vela High School
Susana Ramirez Region Secretary Palmer Elementary
Rebecca Monsevalles Region Treasurer Weslaco High
Hector Cruz Region Past President Weslaco High
Roger Gutierrez Region Misc Office Silva Elementary

ATPE Local Units in Region 1

The local unit president is listed. Click on the president’s name to send him or her an email.

Name Local Unit Campus
Jose Garza Brownsville ATPE Brownsville ISD
Ofelia Alvarez Donna ATPE Donna ISD
Juan Jara Edcouch-Elsa ATPE Edcouch-Elsa High
Michael Balderas Edinburg ATPE Robert R Vela High School
Norma Vega La Joya ATPE Memorial Middle
Daisy Palomo McAllen ATPE Travis Middle
Nellie Barrientes-Garza Mercedes ATPE Mercedes ISD-Special Education
Trini Garza North Starr ATPE San Isidro Elementary
Mike Sweet Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ATPE Carman Elementary
Juan Garcia Rio Grande City ATPE Rio Grande City CISD
Jaclyn Cavazos Rio Hondo ATPE Rio Hondo Elementary
Javier Riojas Roma ATPE Retired Members
Eddie Hinojosa Santa Rosa ATPE Santa Rosa High
Jason Garcia South Texas College ATPE South Texas College
Beverly Goodin Herrera United ATPE Alexander High
Melissa Anzaldua Valley View (1) ATPE Valley View 5th Grade Campus
Hector Cruz Weslaco ATPE Weslaco High
Christina Lopez Willacy County ATPE Smith Elementary
Rebeka Longoria Zapata ATPE Zapata High


Region President

South Texas College


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