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School Board

​​​Meet the Board Members

 

Ashley Vann Ashley Vann,  President

Position 3
Term Expires 2020

Ashley Vann is a graduate of James E. Taylor High School and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Southern Methodist University.

After working in the television and advertising industries, Vann dedicated herself to public service and volunteering.

Vann was elected to the Katy ISD Board of Trustees in May 2014. 

She and her husband, J Scot, a Katy High School graduate, have been married for 23 years and have three children, two currently enrolled in KISD and one a graduate currently attending the University of Oklahoma. Vann has lived in Katy for nearly 30 years and served as a volunteer at Alexander Elementary, and currently volunteers at Beckendorff Junior High and Seven Lakes High School.  She has been a member of the Marketing Committee for the Katy ISD Education Foundation since 2013.  She has also served in leadership positions including PTA president, on all three PTAs and was named Volunteer of the Year for Alexander in 2008.  She is a TEXAS PTA Lifetime and Extended Service Award recipient.

She was a member of the Leadership Katy Class of 2012, Katy ISD VIPS Executive Board, and the volunteer in charge of KEYS mentoring events. She has also served on the Katy ISD Instructional Calendar Committee, Seven Lakes Athletic Booster Club, and Studio VII Booster Club. 

She is currently a member of National Charity League - Star Chapter and enjoys volunteering in the Katy community alongside her daughter.  She is  actively engaged in the community/district thru Promise to Read, the KISD Education Foundation Marketing Committee and multiple planning committees.

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Ashley Vann

 


 

Courtney Doyle

Courtney Doyle, Vice President

Position 4
Term Expires 2020

Courtney Doyle was elected to the Katy ISD Board of Trustees in May 2014.

Doyle currently works as a realtor with Heritage Texas Proerties.Doyle has been an active member of the Texas PTA since 2008. During her time in Katy, she has served as a Griffin Elementary volunteer and opened Stanley Elementary as the inaugural PTA President. 

She has also served as Vice President of Membership and Council Delegate in the Stanley Elementary PTA, Inaugural President of Seven Lakes Junior High PTA, and Vice President of Fundraising for Seven Lakes High School PTSA.  She is currently an active member of the Seven Lakes Booster Club.

Doyle attends Second Baptist Church (1463 campus) and volunteers at Mik's Hidden Hearts Alliance, the Take Flight program at Tompkins High School, Promise to Read and the Katy ISD Education Foundation. ​

Courtney has 5 children ages 18, 16, 14, 13, and 5 all currently attending schools in Katy ISD as well one graduate of Seven Lakes High School. 

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Courtney Doyle

 


Charles Griffin Charles Griffin, Secretary

Position 7
Term Expires 2018

Charles Griffin was elected to the Katy ISD Board of Trustees in May 2012.  Griffin graduated from Katy High School in 1985, making him the second generation to graduate from the high school. Following graduation, Griffin attended the United States Air Force Academy and started his path towards a retirement from the military. He held many jobs in the Air Force, including flying, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. Currently, Griffin works for United as a Captain on a 737.

Griffin is married to Nikki, who is also a Katy graduate, and they have four children. The Griffins wanted their children to attend Katy schools so, following the military, they moved back to Katy. For three generations and more, Katy ISD has done an outstanding job educating Griffin's father, himself, his wife and his children.

Griffin became a school board member to pay back the community for all the skills, education, and support it has provided for his family. He has been active in his children's PTA, local sport teams, and booster clubs for many years.

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Charles Griffin

 


 

Rebecca Fox Rebecca FoxMember            

Position 2
Term Expires 2019

Rebecca Fox has served as a member of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees since 2004.   She has held every position at least once, including twice as president of the Board.  Fox is a graduate of the class of 2007 Leadership TASB (Texas Association of School Boards) and has earned the distinction of being named a Master Trustee. She is also a member of the TASB Legislative Advocacy Network.

Fox holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Consumer and Family Science from Southeastern Louisiana University and works part-time as a motivational speaker and parent educator. Married for 28 years, she and her husband have two children.

A parent and long-time volunteer, Fox has served in leadership on PTA boards at Hayes Elementary, Creech Elementary, Beck Jr. High and Cinco Ranch High School, where she was named Volunteer of the Year. She has served on district committees such as Campus Advisory Team, Bond Committees and Rezoning Committees, and served three years as an executive board member of Katy ISD Volunteers in Public Schools. She continues to be involved in schools across the district through KEYS Mentoring, teaching Junior Achievement, Promise-to-Read and a variety of other programs. She was awarded the distinction of PTA lifetime member for her dedication to students, families and community.

Fox is active in her church and community service through National Charity League and is a previous board member at the Pregnancy Help Center.  

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Rebecca Fox

 


 

Bill Lacy Bill Lacy, Member

Position 5
Term Expires 2020

Bill Lacy is a Senior Loan Officer in the mortgage banking profession. Bill has a degree in Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University. He has been a resident of Katy for 21 years.

His children are graduates of Taylor HS, Cinco Ranch HS and Katy HS. Along with his wife Patti Lacy, he is involved in numerous community organizations and coordinated charity golf tournaments. Bill is an active member of Westland Baptist Church where he has served on their board, led Sunday School Classes for both adults and children as well as being an AWANA leader. He is a volunteer with Katy Christian Ministries, Katy Visual and Performing Arts, volunteers with the Candlelighters Organization, rides with The Patriot Guard Motorcycle Club, is a member of the Katy Athletic Booster Club, former member of the Taylor HS Pacesetter Booster Club and the Cinco Ranch HS Theater Booster Club. He is an avid golfer, cook, parent and grandparent.

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Bill Lacy

 


 

Bryan MichalskyBryan Michalsky,  Member

Position 6
Term Expires 2018

Bryan Michalsky was elected to the Katy ISD Board of Trustees in May 2012. Michalsky is a graduate of Sam Houston State University where he holds a BBA in accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Michalsky currently works as Chief Financial Officer for Cotton Holdings, Inc. and sits on the Advisory Board for Cotton Foundation that is dedicated to helping children affected by life-changing challenges. He has lived in Katy for six years and is a member of Parkway Fellowship, where he serves as a Men's Small Group Leader. He has served the Katy community through various sports organizations. He also serves Katy ISD through both the Seven Lakes and Katy High School Booster Clubs.

Michalsky and his wife, Melysa, have one child in college and four children attending school in the District.

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Bryan Michalsky

 


 

George Scott George Scott, Member

Position 1
Term Expires 2019

George Scott was elected to the Katy ISD Board of Trustees in May 2016.  Scott served as publisher of The Katy Times newspaper from 1983-1986 before becoming Senior Researcher and then President of the Tax Research Association of Houston and Harris County. He also served one year on the local political staff of then Congressman Tom DeLay and served on the Executive Committee of the Harris County Appraisal District where he performed both internal and external media functions, as well as special projects.

During his tenure in local media, Scott worked directly with hundreds of civic and service organizations and individuals to help publicize their positive work for the community, and volunteered in various activities including the Katy Chamber of Commerce, youth sports leagues for both boys and girls, and other activities related to his children's activities.

Conflict Disclosure Statement - George Scott

 

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