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, affiliates, programs, 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.


2023 Board Officers

President
Christina T. Dearman, Ph.D.
University of North Texas
 
President-Elect
C. Matthew Fugate, Ph.D.
Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education
 
Treasurer
Luke T. Hurst, M.Ed.
Terrell ISD
 
Secretary
Monica Simonds, M.Ed.
Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education
Richardson ISD 

2022 Board Members
 
Tina Moore, M.Ed.
Administrator
Grand Prarie ISD
 
Caroline Winfield, M.Ed. 
At-Large 
Highland Park ISD
Sheila Mulbry
K-12
Lockhart ISD
 
Linda Autrey, M.Ed.
At-Large
Texas Education Agency
Monica Willis
Parent
Fort Bend
Katie Drake, M.Ed.
At-Large
Killeen ISD
Heather Vaughn, Ed.S.
University
Ricks Center for Gifted Children,
University of Denver
Cheryl Beard, M.Ed.
At-Large
Garland ISD