Justin Ray

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Justin Ray graduated with a  J.D. from South Texas College of Law. He currently works in business development in the oil and gas industry. Ray was a member of the Jersey Village City Council from 2012 to 2015, and was the former Mayor of Jersey Village, elected in 2015 [3][5]. Ray serves as Committee Chair of the Boy Scouts of America Troop located in Jersey Valley [2].

Key Issues

Discipline

Ray believes that the CFISD needs a thorough review of its Student Code of Conduct to tackle the issue of student disrespect towards teachers by adequately utilizing disciplinary tools [6].

Budget

Ray supports a review of the CFISD long-term construction plans which he believes is necessary due to the increasing costs of construction [6].

Curriculum

Ray believes that politics should be separated from curriculum, and there should be a greater focus on reading and mathematics for workplace success, with success measured by student test scores [1][6].

Endorsements

Republican Party of Texas; Harris County Republican Party; Texas Latino Conservatives; Texans for Educational Freedom; Constable Ted Heap, HC Precinct 5; Scott Henry, CFISD Board Trustee #6; Dr. Natalie Blasingame, CFISD Board Trustee #5; Tom Ramsey, Precinct 3 HC Commissioner; Dr. Tom Oliverson, HD130 Texas House Representative; Terri Leo-Wilson, Texas State Representative [1][3].

Sources

1 Facebook
2 Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
3 CFISD Patriots
4 Twitter
5 LinkedIn
6 Community Impact