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Katy ISD Education Foundation

Katy ISD Education Foundation

Katy ISD Education Foundation 
Board of Directors


The Foundation’s Board is responsible for making key decisions, setting goals and evaluating progress, setting policy, establishing committees, and ensuring all board and committee actions align with the mission, vision and values of the foundation.


Tara WilsonPresident
Susan Smith, Vice-President
Two Forks Catering​​
Lance Hindt*, Secretary
Katy ISD Superintendent
Ken Janda, Treasurer
Community Health Choice


Rob Bamford, Cross Creek Ranch
Chris Borreca, Thompson & Horton, LLP
Thomas Butts, Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
Doyle Callender, Rise Development
Keith Carmichael, Cinco Ranch High School Athletic​ B​ooster Club
Tom Cline, Seven Lakes High School Fine Arts Booster 
Chris Crockett, Community V​olunteer
Keiko Davidson, Davidson Elementary
Henry Dibrell, Katy ISD Board of Trustees - Member
Paul Dickens, Sovereign Wealth Advisors LLC
Kerry Gilbert, Kerry R. Gilbert & Associates
Jeanne Griffith, President, Katy Council of PTAs
Kelly Hammons, Community Volunteer
​Ann Hodge, Katy Area Chamber of Commerce
Matt Katsarelis, Katy Magazine
Yvonne Kershner, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union
Frank Lombard, Katy Area Economic Development Council
Shani Matheson, Ex-Officio Chair, Katy ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Executive Board
Bob McAuliffe, Wealth Design Group
Randy Petty, Shell Oil (retired)
Jeffrey Poole, AXA Advisors
Lance Redmon, Sundance Premier Memory Care
Allan Rundell, Chase Bank
Matt Schomburg, State Farm Insurance
Patti Shafer, Fred and Patti Shafer Elementary
Brenda Shaver, Community Volunteer
Matt Shivers, The Standard
Maureen Singleton, Thompson & Horton, LLP
Karen Thornton, Katy Area Retired Educators
Mike Van Hoozer, Van Hoozer & Associates
Marta Vasel, BP America, Inc.
Downy Vickery, Prosperity Bank
Jamie Wolman, Ray and Jamie ​Wolman Elementary

Katy ISD E​​x-Officio*

Dr. John Alawneh, Chief Information Officer
Dr. Christine Caskey, Chief Academic Officer
Christopher J. Smith, Chief Financial Officer​
Dr. Andrea Grooms, Chief Officer, Communications, Governmental Relations & Administrative Support​
Campus Principals
Angel Bateman, Williams Elementary
David Paz, Mayde Creek Junior High
Ted Vierling, Seven Lakes High School

Classroom T​​eachers
Stephanie Rundell, Elementary Teacher of the Year
Pattison Elementary
Tiffany Shirey, Secondary Teacher of the Year
Morton Ranch High School


Katy ISD Ad​ministrative Liaisons*​​

Janet Theis, Director of Community Partnerships
Leah Marchione, Manager of Community & Internal Relationships
Tammy Stringer, Partners in Education Senior Specialist
* indicates ex officio, non-voting members of the Board
Voting members of the Board of Directors serve either one- or three-year terms. Three-year voting members are nominated by individual board members and elected by the entire board. Other voting members, who serve one-year terms, represent district organizations including the Katy Council of PTAs, Katy ISD VIPS Executive Board, a Katy ISD Athletic Booster Club and a Katy ISD Fine Arts Booster Club. These community representatives are recommended for service by the foundation board president and ratified by the board.

Contact Us

6301 South Stadium Lane
Katy, TX  77494
Contact: Janet Theis

Katy ISD Education Foundation

P.O. Box 159 Katy, TX 77494 | 281.396.6031 | Login

The Katy ISD Education Foundation is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted.