Martin Castillo, Jr., D.C.

Martin Castillo, Jr., D.C., won the Nov. 6 election for Hidalgo County Commissioners' Precinct 4. He was sworn in by Texas State Board of Education member Ruben Cortez on Nov. 27, 2018.

Dr. Castillo is a 1993 graduate of South Texas High School for Health Professions (Med High).

After graduating from Med High, Castillo began his pursuit of higher education at the University of Texas Pan American with a major in pre-med and minor in chemistry. He transferred to Texas Chiropractic College,  where he received his BS in Human Biology and Doctorate in Chiropractic. 

He has been a Doctor of Chiropractic since 2002, and is the self-employed owner and operator of Atlas Injury & Rehab.

Dr. Castillo commits himself to his community, giving back through service. He is currently a council member and president of the Hidalgo County Headstart Program, a five-year commitment thus far, and is board member and president of the Edinburg Housing Authority, a one-year commitment to-date.

He has served in other ways as well, including four years as a board member for Edinburg CISD, six years as a board member for the Edinburg Parks and Recreation Department, and two years as a council member for the TMC Early Migrant Headstart Program.

He and his wife, Norma, an educator for the last 23 years, have three daughters - Makaela, Krista and Victoria - and one son - Martin.

Dr. Castillo looks forward to making a difference in the lives of students throughout the Rio Grande Valley through his service on the STISD Board. He shares that, "Great moments come from opportunities," and he hopes through his service he can help ensure that students have an equal share or access to endless opportunities.