Board of Directors


TAGT is currently seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the 2018 Board of Directors. If you know someone who would make a great strategic leader, or if you're interested in serving in a leadership role, we invite you to consider the nomination process. There has never been a more exciting time to contribute to the gifted community in a meaningful way.

Position(s) to be Filled

  • At Large #3

Qualifications
All nominees must be an active member of TAGT. To nominate someone, or to yourself, simply complete the form by May 18, 2017. Those who are nominated will be contacted directly with an application that must be completed and returned to TAGT no later than May 25, 2017.

Nomination Form


Selection Process
The Leadership Development Committee (LDC) will review all applications. Based on a needs assessment, the LDC will prepare a slate of nominees based on experience,
background and geographic diversity. The recommended slate will be distributed to TAGT membership. The 2017 TAGT Board of Directors will be installed at the 2017 Annual Conference in Houston and will begin service in January 2018.


Board Position Descriptions
Board Service FAQ

 

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association. The Board sets policy and makes relevant decisions on behalf of the membership by providing general oversight regarding the affairs of the Association, its committees, advisory councils, divisions, local chapters, affiliates and publications. Thus, determining TAGT policies or changes therein; actively pursuing Association goals and objectives, and monitoring financial affairs.

The 12 member Board of Directors consists of:

  • (4) officers (President, President-Elect or Past President, Secretary and Treasurer)

  • (4) Designated positions (Parent, K-12 Teacher, University, Administrator)

  • (4) At-Large positions

  • All terms are two years

  • All designated members, at-large members, Secretary and the Treasurer may serve two consecutive terms

Board Position Descriptions
Board Service FAQ

2017 Board Officers

President
Priscilla R. Lurz, M.Ed.
Educational Consultant
San Antonio/Boerne
Email
President-Elect
D’Lana Barbay, M.Ed.
Supervisor for Parent Involvement
Beaumont ISD
 
Treasurer
Christina T. Dearman, Ph.D.
G/T Specialist
Denton ISD
 
Secretary
Joyce E. Kyle Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Texas A&M University-Commerce
TAGT Executive Director
TBD
 

2017 Board Members
 
Theresa Biggs, M.Ed.
Administrator
Plano ISD
 
Brenda K. Davis, M.A.
At-Large
Bosqueville ISD
Waco
Katie Drake
K-12 Teacher
Copperas Cove ISD
 
Mary Lea Pfenninger, M.Ed.
At Large
ESC Region III 
Victoria

 
Folly Jee Ligh, M.S.
Parent
Sugar Land
Jim Patton, M.Ed.
At-Large
Waco
Debbie Troxclair, Ph.D.
University
Lamar University
Beaumont
Debbie Smith
At-Large
San Marcos CISD