San Marcos CISD's Cantu declines nomination to continue as board president, McGlothlin takes on role

John McGlothlin

John McGlothlin

The San Marcos CISD board of trustees unanimously voted to make trustee John McGlothlin board president June 17.

Before the vote, McGlothlin—who is in his second term—served as vice president. Now he will switch spots with the former board president, trustee Clementine Cantu, who was unanimously voted in as vice president.

Although Cantu was nominated by trustee Miguel Arredondo to serve another term as board president, she declined the nomination.

“Thank you for the nomination,” Cantu said at the meeting before the board took a vote. “I hate to draw a vote because I have a lot of respect for Mr. McGlothlin. I have enjoyed serving as president and I know that it’s a difficult decision to stand back and let someone else take it over. I’m going to decline the nomination and I think that if the next board president is as good as I think he can be, I think that we can have a good vote right now.”

McGlothlin said the board was enriched by Cantu’s time as president, adding that he is thankful for the opportunity to lead.

“I thought that at the time she came on we were less of a team than we are today,” he said. “While we’re not perfect, we’ve had a period of greater calm and togetherness than I had experienced previously. I think most of that was due to her leadership. So I really appreciate the time she’s served as well as the ambassador she was for the district …”
SHARE THIS STORY


MOST RECENT

Weusi Wellness opened in San Marcos in December 2018. (Courtesy Weusi Wellness)
Weusi Wellness celebrates one year in San Marcos

The store offers healthy prepared meals, in-house dining and wellness products.

Los Olivos will open in the Buda Mill & Grain Co. complex. (Courtesy Los Olivos)
Wimberley's Los Olivos Market coming soon to Buda Mill & Grain Co.

The speciality food and wine store plans to open in a few months.

Cody Taylor (left) and Harlan Scott said the most surprising and rewarding thing about owning their own restaurant has been the opportunity to mentor their 30-40 employees.  (Anna Daugherty/Community Impact Newspaper)
San Marcos culinary newcomers aim for laid-back atmosphere at Industry

Scott describes Industry's menu as food they grew up eating, but taken up a notch.

Growler Express offers a wide variety of wine and beers with an emphasis on Texas brews. (Courtesy Growler Express)
Buda's Growler Express offers fill-up station and taproom with focus on Texas brews

Growler Express has a rotating selection of Texas and national beers.

Jugo Juicery is projected to open its first San Marcos location on January 1st. (Courtesy Jugo Juicery)
Jugo Juicery coming soon to The Lyndon in San Marcos

The shop will offer fresh juices and smoothies starting January 1st.

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt will be opening in December 2019 and will be located at The Lyndon. (Courtesy Menchie's Frozen Yogurt)
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt coming soon to The Lyndon in San Marcos

The yogurt shop will feature customized frozen dessert and fro-yo cakes.

City of Kyle hires Mariana Espinoza as new parks director

She most recently lead the Dripping Springs parks department.

Nearly 90 children have participated so far. (Courtesy city of San Marcos)
Texas State's Science in the Parks aims to increase diversity in childhood development studies

The program is partnership between Texas State and the city of San Marcos.

Back to top