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School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)


What is a School Health Advisory Council?
A School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is a group appointed by the school district to serve at the district level. Members of the SHAC come from different areas of the community and from within the school district. The majority of members must be parents who are not employed by the district.

What is included in a coordinated school health program (CSHP)?
The components of a coordinated school health program include:

  • Family and community involvement
  • Nutrition services
  • Physical education
  • Health education
  • Counseling, psychological & social services
  • Health services
  • Health promotion for school staff


SHAC Members

Health Education


Healthy & Safe School Environment

SRO Richard Gonzalez


Counseling & Mental Health Services


Parent & Community Involvement


Staff Wellness Promotion

Melanie Ayala 

Marcena Martinez


Health Services

Melanie Ayala


Physical Education


Nutrition Services

Marcena Martinez


Board Representative




Chelsea Ayala- Campus Rep.

Travis & Julie Walker-Parent Rep.

Rosa Flores-Parent Rep.



- Campus Rep.

- Parent Rep.




- Campus Rep

- Parent Rep.



- Campus Rep

Roseanne Muniz-Parent Rep.

Nadia Kennedy-Parent Rep.


Student Representative

Anahi Martinez


Community Members

Elizabeth Martinez-County Attorney

Kassandra Valenzuela-Juvenile Probation

Jessica Valenzuela-Wesley Nurse

Marta Salazar-DHHS Nurse

Daniel L. Mendez-EMS Coordinator/Fire Chief

Louisa Franklin-Community 


Contact Info

Marcena Martinez

Cotulla ISD

Child Nutrition Director

(830)879-3073 ext. 2035

[email protected]