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​​​​​Meet the Board Members


Courtney Doyle

Courtney Doyle, President

Position 4
Term Expires 2020

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

She currently works as a realtor with Buescher Realty. 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 served as vice president of membership and council delegate for Stanley Elementary PTA, inaugural president of Seven Lakes Junior High PTA, and vice president of fundraising for Seven Lakes High School PTSA.  Doyle is currently an active member of the Seven Lakes Athletic Booster Club and member of Randolph Elementary PTA. 

She attends Second Baptist Church, is a mentor for the Take Flight program at Tompkins High School, volunteers for the Promise to Read program and is a sponsor and advocate for the Katy ISD Education Foundation.  

​Courtney and her husband have lived in Katy for 10 years and have six children, three of whom have graduated from Seven Lakes High School and three who are current students in Katy ISD. 

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Courtney Doyle




Bill Lacy Bill LacyVice President

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


Ashley Vann Ashley Vann,  Secretary

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

Dawn Champagne Dawn Champagne​Member​

Position 7
Term Expires 2021

Dawn Champagne was elected to the Katy ISD Board of Trustees in May 2018.  

Involvement in Katy ISD (i.e. PTA/PTO, district-level committees, volunteering):

Taylor HS: president of the PTO, known as Taylor Parents in Action 2016-present; VP of Project Grad 2018 2017/2018; CAT team 2016-present; Counselors volunteer coordinator 2014-2016; Project Grad 2015 2014/2015; KEYS Mentoring 2014-present 

McMeans JH: PTA Board 2012-2016 - Fundraising VP, Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS), band director’s aide, choir director’s aide, 8th Grade Dance Coordinator, Volunteer of the Year 2015-2016 

Exley Elementary: PTA Board 2008-2013 - President, 1st VP of Programs, VIPS VP, room mom (several times) 

PTA Officer Training 2008, 2014 and 2015; Katy Leadership 2010/2011 and 2016/2017; Junior Achievement teacher 2004-2014; Principal Search  Committees 2010 and 2017; Katy ISD Bond Committee 2017; Secretary Katy ISD Council of PTAs 2016/2017​

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Dawn Champagne - Coming Soon​

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



Susan GesoffSusan Marie Gesoff​,  Member

Position 6
Term Expires 2021

Community organizations in which you participate: National Charity League Star Chapter (2007 – 2017), Church  volunteer Activities on-going

Involvement in Katy ISD (i.e. PTA/PTO, district-level committees, volunteering): PTA – Seven Lakes, Seven Lakes Theatre Booster Club, Seven Lakes Choir Booster Club (2008 – 2017)​.

Conflict Disclosure Statement - Susa​n Marie Gesoff - Coming Soon



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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