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.


2020 Board Officers

President
Debbie Smith, M.Ed.
San Marcos CISD
Immediate Past-President
D'Lana Barbay, M.Ed.
Beaumont ISD
 
Treasurer
Christina T. Dearman, Ph.D.
University of North Texas
 
Secretary
C. Matthew Fugate, Ph.D.
University of Houston-Downtown

2020 Board Members
 
Audra Rowell, M.Ed.
Administrator
Northwest ISD, Fort Worth
 
Linda Autrey, M.Ed.
At-Large
Nacogdoches ISD
Katie Drake
K-12 Teacher
Killeen ISD
 
Javetta Jones-Roberson, Ed.D.
At-Large
Birdville ISD, Haltom City

 
Monica Willis.
Parent
Fort Bend
Monica Simonds, M.Ed.
At-Large
Richardson ISD
Heather Vaughn, Ed.S.
University
Annette Strauss Institute
University of Texas
Luke T. Hurst, M.Ed.
At-Large
Wylie ISD