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Mr. Paul Almendarez - Term Expires: 2023

Mr. Almendarez was born and raised in Hartshorne, Oklahoma. He graduated from Hartshorne High School in 1966. After graduating from high school, Mr. Almendarez entered the US Army in 1966; and he completed his tour of duty in 1969, with the rank of SGT E5. In 1970, Mr. Almendarez was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company where he worked for thirty-one years before retiring in 2001. Mr. Almendarez is married to Rachel Almendarez; and they are the parents of two children, Paul II and Holly. Both children graduated from Natalia ISD, Paul in 1998, and Holly in 2000. Mr. Almendarez was elected to the Natalia ISD School Board in 1997, and has served over 20 years.