Margos announces for district clerk

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Theresa Margos, chief deputy district clerk has announced her candidacy for Wood County District Clerk.

Margos attended school at Quitman School District from 1989 through 1996 and graduated there. She and her husband, David, are longtime residents of Wood County with their three boys Brennan, Christian and Ethan. David Margos is the director of the Wood County Adult Probation Department where he has been employed for more than 19 years. Two of their sons attend college in Tyler, and the youngest is a freshman at Alba-Golden School District.

She has been an employee of the district clerk’s office as a deputy clerk since 2006. In 2013, Margos was made chief deputy over the department where she currently serves.

Through the years, Margos has processed the case files and completed the state reporting to the Office of Court Administration on every case type the office maintains records for. When made chief deputy, Margos took over the monthly financial reports for auditing, management of numerous financial accounts including trusts and investments. She has been team leader for technology implementations and insures the office procedures and fees stay in compliance with the State of Texas. For many years Margos says she has acted in the place of the district clerk, Jenica Turner, when she must be absence from her position in the office and in the courtroom.

Margos has sat on the local board for the state’s Select Service System since 2011. She also has been a member of the County and District Clerk’s Association since 2013. Other boards and memberships include the Wood County Industrial Commission and The Republican Women of Wood County, as well as serving as the election judge for the City of Alba.

“Running for the district clerk’s position is a huge decision, but it is one that I made years ago. I have been dedicated to the clerk’s office learning every aspect of it so that I would be prepared to perform the duties with confidence and experience. With experience comes efficiency and efficiency is a win, win for the taxpayers and employees of the county,” Margos said. “My husband and I have devoted ourselves to serving the citizens of our community through local county government to do our part in preserving and protecting its values. I promise to hold the district clerk’s position with the honor and respect it deserves.”

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