Hilda Garza DeShazo

MCALLEN, Texas – For the latest in our Meet the Candidate podcast series, Rio Grande Guardian editor Steve Taylor met up with Hilda Garza DeShazo.

A Republican, Garza DeShazo is running for the District 2 slot on the Texas State Board of Education.

Garza DeShazo graduated from McAllen High School.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in English and speech and a master’s degree in public school administration from the University of 

Texas-Pan American. Her career experience includes working as a teacher and a principal.

Garza DeShazo is a former member of the McAllen ISD school board of trustees.

In 2016 she ran as the Republican candidate for Texas House District 41, which is centered in McAllen.


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