Board officers and committee membership determined

During its first meeting of 2017, State Board of Education members elected Marty Rowley of Amarillo as the board’s vice chair and re-elected Ruben Cortez Jr. of Brownsville as secretary.

Those two officers along with Chair Donna Bahorich, then appointed members to committees. The members of the standing committees elected committee chairs and vice chairs were named.


Sue Melton-Malone - chair
Geraldine Miller – vice chair
Donna Bahorich
Erika Beltran 
Georgina C. Pérez

School Finance/Permanent School Fund

David Bradley - chair
Tom Maynard – vice chair
Lawrence A. Allen, Jr.
Patricia Hardy 
Ken Mercer

School Initiatives

Barbara Cargill - chair
Marisa B. Perez – vice chair
Ruben Cortez, Jr.
Keven Ellis
Marty Rowley