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BOARD OF TRUSTEES



Judge Donna Rayes
Chairperson
The Honorable Judge Rayes was born in Texas and shortly after high School she started her law career by attending University of Texas at San Antonio where she acquired a B.A. in Law in 1977. She was admitted to the Bar in 1980 after receiving J.D. with Honor's at St. Mary's University of SA. In 1993 she became a member of the John M. Harlan Society of St. Mary's University School of Law and attended Attorney's Mediation Institute. She sits on the Grievance Committee for District 12-C and her commitment to her community continues as Atascosa County Judicial District Judge and Board Trustee for Camino Real.

Appointed by the Atascosa County Commissioners Court
Elected Chairperson in 2009



JoAnn Brechtel
Vice Chairperson
Texas Council Board Representative
Proudly serving Wilson County, Jo Ann Brechtel is a resident of Wilson county and the Commissioner's Court appointee to the Camino Real Board of Trustees as of August 2009. This appointment was based on Jo Ann's extensive experience in the field of Mental Health Services and the strong advocacy she has performed for persons that are aged and disabled. She obtained a Masters Degree in Social Work and began her career at the San Antonio State Hospital in 1974. She worked for Dallas County MHMR and developed the Elder Mental Health Program as well as developing the first Alzheimer's family support group. She also served as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at the University of Texas Health Science Center where she taught Mental Health Topics on Aging. In 1985, Jo Ann received special recognition in Who's Who Woman of the Year. She returned to San Antonio State Hospital Community Services Division and supervised the Case Management Unit. At Kerrville State Hospital Jo Ann was the Director of Quality Management. Most recently Jo Ann has held the position of Director of Social Services for the Floresville ISD and works at the Stockdale Nursing Home. As a long time member of the Wilson County Mental Health Advisory Board, Jo Ann is very familiar with the mission of Camino Real. Her passion for advocating on behalf of persons with Mental Illness makes her an ideal Board Member.

Appointed by the Wilson County Commissioners Court
Named Trustee at Initial Installation 2009



Juan Lumbreras,M.Ed.,LPC
Treasurer
Juan Lumbreras currently is employed as a licensed Professional Therapist with the Family Service Association in Crystal City, Texas. The counseling addresses a variety of personal and/or family challenges that may require short-term counseling. The counseling includes child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, depression, stress, life skills, anger management, grief support, and substance abuse. Mr. Lumbreras has served in the military as a United States Marine (Desert Storm). He has served as a Deputy Sheriff in Dimmit County. As a Rehabilitation Supervisor at TAPS Academy, he served misguided adolescent/teens populations. He has worked as a counselor at a nursing home to serve the geriatric population. Mr. Lumbreras is involved in a number of volunteer organizations, to include Boys and Girls Club in Eagle Pass, Relay for Life American Cancer Society, Criminal Justice Honor Society, and has been a participant in the Special Olympics Pepsi Bay Ball. Mr. Lumbreras was appointed to the Camino Real Board of Trustees in August 2014 by the Dimmit County Commissioners Court.



Alma Sendejo
Secretary
Alma Sendejo received a B.S. in Teaching in 1986. She begun her career by working with 10 & 11 year old Special Education students for the next two years. She served as a board member at Casitas Cash for Disabled Citizens from Jan. 2000—July 2005. In July 2002 to August 2005 she also served on the Economic Development Corporation for Crystal City. Currently she continues her work as a counselor for the Crystal City Independent School District in the Special Education Department serving students from Kindergarten thru 12th grade who are emotionally disturbed and/or who have learning disabilities. Ms. Sendejo is a member of the Texas Counseling Association. She is married to Frailan Sendejo and they have two children, Yvonne and Frailan Sendejo III. Her commitment to her community continues as the Zavala County representative where she was elected Secretary of the Board of Trustees for Camino Real.
Appointed by the Zavala County Commissioners Court
Appointed Secretary in 2009



City Councilman Armando Martinez
Trustee
Councilman Armando “Mando” Martinez grew up in Pearsall, Texas. He graduated from high school in 2001, and continued his education by attending the University of Texas at San Antonio and graduated in 2006 with a BBA. After graduation, he returned to Pearsall and opened Pearsall Towing and Tires, which he still manages. In 2013, he formed County Line Homes, a custom home building business in Pearsall, along with two other partners. Additionally, Councilman Martinez is involved in community volunteer work. He served on the Pearsall Volunteer Fire Department from 2006 thru 2008. Later, he served on the Pearsall Planning and Zoning Committee from 2011 thru 2013. In 2014, he was elected to the Pearsall City Council and was re-elected for a second term in 2016. Councilman Martinez was installed as a Trustee of the Camino Real Community Services Board of Trustees in June 2016.

Appointed by the Frio County Commissioners Court




Commissioner Joaquin Alba
Trustee
Commissioner Joaquin Alba is a resident of Encinal, in LaSalle County. He graduated from Cotulla High School. He was elected to serve as County Commissioner for Precinct Number Two in LaSalle County in 2015. Additionally, he serves as the Director for the LaSalle County Junior Livestock Show. Commissioner Alba is also employed doing contract ranch work. Community activities include his participation in the Pearsall Livestock Auction. Hobbies and interests include ranch rodeos, fixing/repairing county roads, and hunting.


Appointed by LaSalle County Commissioners Court
Installed as a Board Trustee January 2017




Judge James Teal
Trustee
Judge James Teal is a Texas native, who was born in San Antonio and raised in Tilden. Judge Teal is a family man who has been married to his sweetheart, Sheri, for 25 years. He has two children, one who is currently in college and one who graduated from college. He is a graduate from McMullen High School and attended Southwest Texas State University. Judge Teal spent twenty-six (26) years in the natural gas business. He has spent many years serving his community, which includes serving 16 years on the school board and also served as President on the McMullen County Emergency Services Board. In addition, Judge Teal is a Charter Member of the Coastal Bend Workforce Development Board. His commitment to his community continues as he serves as County Judge for McMullen County, when he was elected on January 1, 2011. Judge Teal was installed as a Trustee of the Camino Real Community Services Board of Directors in February 2011.


Appointed to the Board in 2011 by the McMullen County Commissioners' Court
Installed as Trustee in January 2011



Judge David R. Saucedo
Trustee
Judge David Saucedo is a resident of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, and proudly serves the community. He received a Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences Degree from Sul Ross State University. Judge Saucedo has served in public office in Maverick County since 1993, first as a Constable, then as County Commissioner from 1997-2010. He has served as a County Judge since 2011. Additionally, Judge Saucedo has served as a Board Member of the Texas Political Subdivision since 2011.



Appointed to the Camino Real Community Services Board in 2017 by the Maverick County Commissioners Court
Installed as a Board Trustee in March 2017



Shelby Dupnik
Trustee
Commissioner Shelby J. Dupnik is a native of Karnes County. Currently he is serving his second term as Karnes County Commissioner, Precinct 1. Shelby has served on the Kenedy City Council and as a Trustee for the Kenedy Independent School District. He retired from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with the rank of Captain. Shelby also is currently serving as Emergency Management Coordinator for Karnes County. Shelby is married to his wife Gretchen of 42 years. Shelby enjoys spending time providing service to his community, playing golf, and spending time with his adopted dog Kolby.

Appointed by the Karnes County Commissioners Court
Installed as Board Trustee September 2017



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