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Katy ISD Education Foundation

Katy ISD Education Foundation

Katy ISD Education Foundation 
Board of Directors

2019-2020 Voting Foundation Board of Directors.jpg 

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.


Mike Van Hoozer, President
Van Hoozer & Associates
Matt Schomburg, Vice-President
State Farm Insurance

Dr. Ken Gregorski*, Secretary
Katy ISD Superintendent
Robyn Pye, Treasurer
Mueller Pye and Associates CPA


Carol Bonaccorso, Prosperity Bank
Keiko Davidson, Davidson Elementary
Paul Dickens, White Rhino Financial
Rick Ellis, Katy Area Chamber of Commerce
Chris Garcia, Sente Mortgage/Rotary Club of Katy
Leslyn Jacks, Katy ISD
Ken Janda, Community Volunteer
MayDell Jenks, Jenks Elementary​
Yvonne Kershner, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union
Shantania Loving-Leggins, Leggins Financial Group
Shani Matheson, Community Volunteer
Bob McAuliffe, Soul Purpose Institute
Casey Mitchell, Community Volunteer
Randy Petty, Shell Oil (retired)
Cathleen Pittman, Katy Council of PTAs
Jeffrey Poole, Equitable Advisors
Jessica Manske, VIPS Executive Board Ex-Officio
Patti Shafer, Fred and Patti Shafer Elementary
Brenda Shaver, Community Volunteer
Kenyatta Simmons, Life Changers Community Church
Marsha Smith, Community Volunteer
Susan Smith, Two Forks Catering
Kyle Stanzel, Houston Methodist West Hospital
Dr. Randeep Suneja, Houston Cardiology Center
Karen Thornton, Community Volunteer
Marta Vasel, BP America, Inc.
Justin Vickrey, Allegiance Bank
Tara Wilson, Eventsia
Jamie Wolman, Ray and Jamie Wolman Elementary

Katy ISD E​​x-Officio*

Susan Gesoff,  Katy ISD Board of Trustees

Leslie Haack, Deputy Superintendent
Dr. John Alawneh, Chief Information Officer
Dr. Christine Caskey, Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Andrea Grooms, Chief Communications Officer
Christopher J. Smith, Chief Financial Officer

Campus Principals
Carrie Caruso, McDonald Jr. High
Heather Mulcahy, Hayes Elementary
Ronnie Edwards, Mayde Creek High School

​Campus Teachers
Kara Lowery, Stockdick Jr. High
Kimberly Peterson, Hayes Elementary


​Katy ISD Ad​ministrative Liaisons*​​

Janet Theis, Executive Director of Community Partnerships
Heather Sanders, Partners in Education Coordinator
Tammy Stringer, Partners in Education Coordinator

* 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.