Foundation Board & Staff

The Garland ISD Education Foundation is overseen by a Board of Directors comprised of a cross-section of the community served by the Garland ISD.

Board members

Darren Durrett
Board Chair
BB&T Bank
Scott McMurdie
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect
Shea & McMurdie Financial
Kevin Lawson
Treasurer
Lawson & Co CPAs, LLC
Michelle Coates
Secretary
Community Leader
Eva Hummel
Immediate Past Chair
Atmos Energy
Scott Airitam
Community Leader
Dr. Ben Baghai
Garland Pediatric Dentistry
Doug Burnside
Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott LLP
Donna Butterfield
Frost Bank
Donas Cole
Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Lake Pointe
Brian Cooper
Cooper Concrete
Michael Gallops
Rowlett Chamber of Commerce
Leslie Henson
Huber Prater & Henson
Don Hernandez
Garland ISD Sam Houston Middle School
Wesley Johnson
Johnson Reist PLLC
Ted Kinzer
Teqnavi
John Klitsch
Texas Health Resources
Robin Kraase
Baylor Scott & White-Garland
Molly Malone
Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery
Jeanie Marten
Jeanie Marten Real Estate
Karina Olivares
Garland Chamber of Commerce
Chad Powell
Plastipak Packaging
Jed Reed
GISD Board Trustee
Kelly Williams
Garland ISD Shugart Elementary School
Barry Young
Oncor

District staff members

Lisa Cox
President
Jenny Graves
Secretary