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

Scott McMurdie, Chair
MG Retirement Advisors

Doug Burnside, Vice Chair/Chair-Elect
Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott LLP

Leslie Henson, Treasurer
Huber, Prater, Henson CPAs

Brian Cooper, Secretary
Cooper Concrete

Carmen Blakey, Garland ISD
Butch Bowlin, Plastipak Packaging
Emily Christodoulidies, Sachse Chamber of Commerce
Shayna Clapp, T Tycoon
Michelle Coates, Community Leader
Donas Cole, Baylor Scott & White-Lake Pointe
Scott Dougherty, Bread Zepplin
Dr. Ayodele Fadahunsi, Lone Star Neck & Back
Emily Fletcher, Trinity Regional Hospital Sachse
Michael Gallops, Rowlett Chamber of Commerce
Matt Grubisich, City of Garland
Eva Hummel, Atmos Energy
Clint Kelly, Frost Bank
Ted Kinzer, Teqnavi
Chris Kizziar, Life Mission
Jeanie Marten, Jeanie Marten Real Estate
Karina Olivares, Garland Chamber of Commerce
Robert Selders, Garland ISD Trustee
Brian Trichell, Garland ISD
Melissa Varela, Texas Security Bank
Caleb Williams, MiQ
Ashley Wong, Garland ISD

District staff members

Lisa Cox, President
Merry Vickers, Secretary