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Meet the Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Mary Zapata

Mary Zapata

President
Wabtec

Jeanna Ratnayake

Jeanna Ratnayake

Immediate Past President
Aramark

Jeff Dearing

Jeff Dearing

Vice President of Finance & Governance
Diamond Financial

Melissa Garcia

Melissa Garcia

Vice President of Programs
Tanger Outlets Fort Worth

Alba Garza

Alba Garza

Secretary
Buchanan Technologies

Adam Hess

Adam Hess

Vice President of Development
Citigroup

Rachel Nobles

Rachel Nobles

Advisory Board Chair
Baylor Scott & White Health

Judy Copp

Judy Copp

NISD School Board Representative

Mark Foust

Mark Foust

NISD Representative
Superintendent of Schools

Lanette Artiles

Lanette Artiles

Elected Board Member
Fidelity Investments

Sarah Beard

Sarah Beard

Elected Board Member
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance

Tamme Byers

Tamme Byers

Elected Board Member
Simple Business

Jim Davis

Jim Davis

Elected Board Member
Aspen Wealth Management

Cody Earley

Cody Earley

Elected Board Member
WWJRE LLC

Steve Isham

Steve Isham

Elected Board Member
Steve Isham Insurance Agency

Jill Kolb

Jill Kolb

Elected Board Member
Sabre

Rudy Martinez

Rudy Martinez

Elected Board Member
NextHome Real Estate Advisors

Chasidy Murphy

Chasidy Murphy

Elected Board Member
Chasidy Murphy State Farm

Drea Reyes

Drea Reyes

Elected Board Member
Hillwood

Marcus Warren

Marcus Warren

Elected Board Member
NTE Mobility Partners

Tiffany Burns

Elected Board Member
Texas Health Harris Methodist Alliance

Kadee Coffman-Blair

Elected Board Member

Alex Eysermans

Elected Board Member
First State Bank

Kimberly Fisk

Elected Board Member
University of North Texas

Patty Schiewe

Elected Board Member

Staff

Jennifer Burton

Jennifer Burton

Executive Director of NISD Education Foundation
jennifer.burton@nisdtx.org
817-215-0084

Alyssa Pry

Alyssa Pry

Director of Communications and Public Relations
alyssa.pry@nisdtx.org
817-215-0166

Rhiannon Chaffee

Rhiannon Chaffee

Business Operations Manager
rhiannon.chaffee@nisdtx.org
817-215-0084

Bailey Cryts

Bailey Cryts

Resource Store and Library Associate
bailey.cryts@nisdtx.org
817-215-0068

Advisory Board

Sally Aldridge
Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce

Kim Becan
Northwest ISD, Executive Director of Elementary Education

Mercedes Bolen
Hillwood

Marcie Conrad
Northwest ISD Educator

Roy Eaton, NISD Distinguished Alumnus
Wise County Messenger

Dave Edstrom
Realtor, Century 21 Mike Bowman, Inc. 

Robin Ellis
Northwest ISD, Retired Principal

Bob Golden
Former Mayor of Haslet

Michael Griffin, Ed.D. 
Northwest ISD, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction

Phyllis Grissom
Northwest ISD Council of PTAs, President

CarrieAnn Jones
Northwest ISD Council of PTAs, Past President

Carol Jones
Realtor, Fadal Buchanan and Associates

Sam Leopard
FastSigns Alliance

Tina Patel
Comfort Suites Roanoke

Danny Simpson
TexOp Construction, LP