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.


2024 Board Officers


President
C. Matthew Fugate, Ph.D.
Bridges Graduate School of
Cognitive Diversity in Education

Treasurer
Luke T. Hurst, Ph.D.
Terrell ISD

Secretary
Monica Simonds, M.Ed.
Riverside Insights

Past-President
Christina T. Dearman, Ph.D.
Annette Strauss Institute -
The University of Texas at Austin

2024 Board Members
 
Administrator
Tina Moore, M.Ed.
Grand Prarie ISD
At-Large 
Rolando Ruvalcaba, M.Ed.
ESC, Region 20
K-12
Sheila Mulbry
Lockhart ISD
At-Large
Amy Ellingson, M.Ed.
Spring ISD
Parent
Blake Haygood, M.Ed.
Austin ISD
At-Large
Katie Drake, M.Ed.
Killeen ISD
University
Fred Bonner, Ed.D.,
Prairie View A&M University
At-Large
Cheryl Beard, M.Ed.
Garland ISD


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