The South Texas Association 

of School Maintenance Officials (STASMO)​​

Updated 9/26/2023

Our NEXT MEETING is...  

Our monthly meetings resumed September 27, 2023.  Meetings are from 10:30- 12:00, at the Rio Grande Valley Partnership Chamber in Weslaco, on 322 S. Missouri.  Lunch is included. Click here to send me an email to let us know you're coming...Want to make sure we've got the right amount of meals and handouts available for you!  Vendors, you are more than welcome to provide door prizes!​ ​​

The meeting dates for 2023-2024 are:​ Sept 27, Nov 29, Jan 31, Mar 27 & May 29
Our Sensational Summer Conference is ​July 17-18!


 ​Summer Conference 2024, July 17- 18th!  40 Trade Show Spaces Will Be Available!

Visit our NEW platform for registration and other info- 2024 Summer Conference.

The Conference will take place at the South Padre Island Convention Center.  The host hotel is Best Western Beachside Inn, 4500 Padre Blvd. Click on the hotel name to take you to the online registration, deadline is 6/26.  The format of the Conference will be like our previous conferences.  Click here to see our 2024 Agenda.  In 2022 we introduced an evening cruise on the bay for our Wednesday evening social was a hit! The registration process has been revamped using a new online platform.  We are live and tweaking as we go along...we appreciate your feedback and patience.

If you need a flyer with the Conference info for generating your PO's etc. click the flyer link. ​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​The STASMO 2024 Scholarship program has been updated and is now an online form. The deadline for getting the packets back to us is May 31st. Recipients and their families will be invited to join us for lunch on July 18th during our Summer Conference at the convention center on South Padre Island. 

Our Scholarship Winners for 2023 included, Andrew Guerra, Haley Hernandez, Andrea Perez, Frida Rangel, Sarah Saenz, Anjanette Aguado, Andrew Castillo, Gabriel Dougherty and Gabriela Perez.  Congratulations and lots of success this coming school year!!



Training & Other Opportunities...

~ You may want to take a minute and take a look at the info on the Other Resources page!

~​Region One ESC has several training opportunities coming up in XXX!  For more info on registration etc click here.



Our Last Meeting Was...  (9/02/22 This section to be updated)

~January 29, 2020 Meeting Presentations included, "Elimination of mold and mildew under resilient flooring..." by Forbo and "Preparing for State Hazcom Audits..." by TASB Facilities

~Nov 20th, 2019, Presenters were Don May of TF Harper talking about Play ground safety and Russell Bego of AEP reviewing several of their energy efficiency & reimbursement programs.  They were also our lunch sponsors- Thank you!

11/20/19 Agenda, Sign In & Treasurer Report                     Russel Bego's PPT

~Apr 24th, 2019, Presenters De Shannon Ostos of Redfish Recycling speaking on the importance of recycling and how Redfish operates.  Redfish was also our lunch Sponsor.  Thank you!  This is the last meeting of the year until the Summer Conference and then our meetings begin again in September.  Have a great summer!- See you at the Conference in July.


Coming Up and Did You Know...

~That in our "Other Resources" page we have links to Facilities Maintenance related websites as well as presentations such as on, "Pavement Maintenance" and "LEED in Existing Buildings"?

Maintenance Nuts & Bolts newsletter!  11/13- just added..  October topic is "How to change a negative perception..."

~The American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities offer a variety of free webinars that you can access for free. The latest is one on IPM by Janet Hurley!

~TASBO has online courses that you can sign up for...

~The Texas School Safety Center helps schools create and improve emergency operation plans. It was formed in 1999 and was authorized by the 77th Texas Legislature in 2001. It is located in the Texas Education Code - Chapter §37.201. The Attorney Generals Office website also has a school safety section with lots of good info and resources...


Registration/Mailing List...

Interested in getting placed on our mailing list?  Then please click on the following link and complete the six Survey Monkey registration questions, Email me when you've completed the registration survey- Dan Cantu, President