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  • Jamie Larson – President

    I served public schools for 27 years as a band director and teacher. I taught in Spur ISD, Wellington ISD, Fort Bend ISD, Rockdale ISD, and Bryan ISD. I served as a Band director 5-12, High School Director, Middle School Director.…

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  • Mary Nell Short – Vice President

    Mary Nell Short, who resides in Wake Village, taught sophomore English in Salina, Kansas, as well as 8th Grade Math at Roosevelt Jr. High in Little Rock, Arkansas before making her way to Texas. In Texarkana at Texas High School,…

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  • Jesse Ramos – Board Member

    Jesse Ramos, who resides in Floresville, is a Vietnam veteran. He received his undergraduate degree from New Mexico State University and his Master’s in School Administration from Texas A&M in Kingsville. During his 37 years as a Texas educator, he…

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  • Elva Garcia – Board Member

    I taught Vocational Home Economics at San Diego High School for 35 years. I am serving on the Beginning Teacher Scholarship Committee. I hope my education legacy is that I inspired my nieces and nephews, my students and others to…

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  • Lynn Granzin – Board Member

    I served 41 years in public education. I worked at San Angelo ISD, Lubbock ISD, Bronte ISD, Miles ISD as a secondary math teacher. I also worked at the Education Service Center Region XV as a math consultant. I hope…

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  • Carla Meuth – Board Member

    Born and raised in Sugar Land, Carla Meuth has spent most of her life in Fort Bend county. Her tremendous work experience includes teaching kindergarten, special education, working with students who have dyslexia and coaching sports activities. In her personal…

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  • Ronnie Jung – Board Member

    While I did not work in a public school, I did have 39 years of public service including 15.5 years at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, where I served as the Executive Director from 2004 to 2011. My favorite…

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  • Martha Kallus – Board Member

    I served 29 years as a classroom teacher in Texas. My entire career was in Midland, Texas with the exception of a semester as a beginning teacher in Plainview and a year in New Mexico. During my career, I was a…

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  • Brenda Ritter – Board Member

    I worked at Katy ISD as its Communication Coordinator and Educational Writer in the Public Information Office. I worked with the Houston area media and the public--answering questions and solving problems. I wrote speeches  for the superintendent, trustees and other administrators.…

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