Board of Directors

Congratulations to the 2018 Board of Directors!


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 and all designated members, at-large members, Secretary and the Treasurer may serve two consecutive terms.
Board Position Descriptions
Board Service FAQ

2018 Board Officers

President
D’Lana Barbay, M.Ed.
Director of Professional Development and G/T
Beaumont ISD
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Immediate Past President
Priscilla R. Lurz, M.Ed.
Educational Consultant
San Antonio/Boerne
 
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
Sheri Hicks, CAE
 

2018 Board Members
 
Theresa Biggs, M.Ed.
Administrator
Plano ISD
 
Brenda K. Davis, M.A.
At-Large
Waco
Katie Drake
K-12 Teacher
Copperas Cove ISD
 
Javetta Jones-Roberson, M.Ed.
At-Large
Birdville ISD
Haltom City

 
Folly Jee Ligh, M.S.
Parent
Sugar Land
Matthew Fugate, Ph.D.
At-Large
University of Houston - Downtown
Houston
Debbie Troxclair, Ph.D.
University
Lamar University
Beaumont
Debbie Smith
At-Large
San Marcos CISD