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State Board of Education, District 5

Rebecca Bell-Metereau of San Marcos was elected in 2020. She is a professor of English and director of the Media Studies Minor at Texas State University, where she teaches literature and film. She is the author of four books. After receiving her Bachelor and Master of Arts from Indiana University, she served in the Peace Corps for two years in Africa. She returned to Indiana to earn her Ph.D. In 1997-1998, Rebecca was a Visiting Professor at the University of Oklahoma, and in 1999-2000, a Fulbright Scholar and Professor at Gaston Berger University in the Republic of Senegal in west Africa. She has served as a member of the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission, Blue-Ribbon Bond Commission, and San Marcos Solid Waste Commission. District 5 is composed of Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Llano, Mason, San Saba—and portions of Bexar and Travis Counties.



Republican Candidate:

Mark Loewe (R)