Manuel Alcozer was appointed to fill a vacancy in the seat representing Area 5 in September 2018. Manuel has been a practicing attorney for over 25 years, and attended Belton schools from kindergarten through his graduation from Belton High School in 1980. His wife, Rebecca, is a culinary arts teacher at BHS and together they have three children who have all attended Belton schools. Their youngest son is currently a sophomore at BHS.
Prior to attending law school at SMU, Alcozer was employed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist, and currently serves as chair of the Advisory Committee for the Respiratory Care program at Temple College. He previously served as Vice President of Development for the Belton Educational Enrichment Foundation and two terms on the District 8 Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas.
“Belton has been my home for the vast majority of my life and I care very deeply about our community and way of life here. The stability and quality of the schools is an important part of that, and I view this opportunity as a privilege to serve the needs of the students of BISD.”