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FWISD Board Trustee Dr. Jacinto ‘Cinto’ Ramos Jr. Announces Plans to Resign

Fort Worth ISD Trustee Dr. Jacinto “Cinto” Ramos Jr. announced he plans to resign his position as a board member. He said he will leave as soon as a special election is held in May to fill his leadership role. Dr. Ramos, who is the representative for FWISD District 1, said he made the decision after reflecting what is best for his family.

In a resignation letter to the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education, Dr. Ramos shared, “the time has come for me to step away from my position as the Board Member for District 1 and allow a new generation of leaders to step forward.”

Dr. Ramos was first elected to the school board in 2013 and has served as board president, the youngest trustee ever to fill that role. 

Dr. Ramos is the immediate past chairman of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) and has also served as president of the Mexican American School Boards Association. He is on the Board of Directors of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) and on the executive committee for the Council of Great City Schools.

The Fort Worth ISD Board will meet next on March 22, at which time they may call for an additional special election to fill Dr. Ramos’s seat on May 7.  Trustees previously voted to hold a special election on that date to fill the District 4 seat left vacant following the passing of District 4 trustee Daphne Brookins.

Cinto Reignation Letter