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 now Truist
Scott McMurdie
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect
Shea & McMurdie Financial
Kevin Lawson
Lawson & Co CPAs, LLC
Michelle Coates
Community Leader
Eva Hummel
Immediate Past Chair
Atmos Energy
Scott Airitam
Scott Airitam
Community Leader
Ben Baghai
Dr. Ben Baghai
Garland Pediatric Dentistry
Doug Burnside
Doug Burnside
Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott LLP
Donna Butterfield
Donna Butterfield
Frost Bank
Donas Cole
Donas Cole
Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Lake Pointe
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Brian Cooper
Cooper Concrete
Michael Gallops
Michael Gallops
Rowlett Chamber of Commerce
Leslie Henson
Huber Prater & Henson
Don Hernandez
Don Hernandez
Garland ISD Sam Houston Middle School
Wesley Johnson
Johnson Reist PLLC
Ted Kinzer
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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
Kelly Williams
Garland ISD Shugart Elementary School
Barry Young

District staff members

Lisa Cox
Jenny Graves