BISD Board of Education Members
General Meeting Information
Regular Brownsboro ISD Board of Trustee Meetings typically occur monthly on the second Monday of each month with some exceptions because of the school holiday schedule.
Special Called Meetings
The Board may call special meetings at any time. Generally, these meetings occur in the spring for budget planning and in August for goal setting and team training.
Closed Session Meetings
The Board operates under the requirements of the Texas Open Meetings Act and legal and local policies. Some portions of the meetings are closed to the public in accordance with state law; however, any action the Board takes on an agenda item will occur in public.
The Board recognizes students, staff members, and outstanding community partners during its regular business meetings.
Board of Trustees
Steve Sanders - President
Michele Blackmon - Vice President
Michele Blackmon was first elected in May 2011 to the BISD Board of Trustees and re-elected in 2014. Born and raised in Brownsboro, Michele graduated from Brownsboro High School in 1994. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Masters in Physical Therapy from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. Michele has worked for Jordan Health Services in Tyler for the past 12 yrs as a Home Health Physical Therapist. Michele is active in the local community as a volunteer with youth sports. She attends Lanes Chapel United Methodist Church. Michele and her husband Sean have two children, Gracie and Jackson, who attend BJHS and BIS respectively.
Michele Rinehart - Secretary
Michele Rinehart was elected to the board in 2012. She was born in Oceanside, California and has lived in Texas for 48 years. She was raised in Lindale but graduated from Chapel Hill High School in 1987. She attended TJC and San Jacinto Community College. She has been employed with the United States Postal Service for over 20 years. She resides in Chandler, Texas with her husband Terry, and children, Wyatt and Rilee.
Cody Seale was appointed to the BISD Board of Trustees in January 2015 and elected to his current position in November 2016. Cody was born and raised in Kerens, TX, and graduated from Kerens High School. He graduated from Baylor University in Waco, TX in 1984. He is employed by Liberty Mutual Insurance and lives in Chandler with his wife, Jill. He has two sons, Joshua (BISD 2014) and Caleb (BISD 2016).
Greg Wyatt was elected to the BISD Board of Trustees in November 2018. He graduated from Brownsboro High School then continued his education at Texas A&M University. After graduating from Texas A&M in 1993, Greg made his way back to his hometown of Brownsboro. He currently serves as president of First State Bank of Brownsboro, where he has been employed for the last 23 years. Greg has two daughters that attend BISD, Ava Claire and Ayden.
Fred Griffin was elected to the BISD Board of Trustees in November 2018. Originally from Florida, he graduated with a bachelors of science degree from Louisiana College in 1975. Fred retired from his position as head basketball coach and girls coordinator after 35 years with Brownsboro ISD; he has 43 years total experience of teaching and coaching.
Fred is a member of Rock Hill Baptist Church and lives in Chandler with his wife Renee, who is retired high school art teacher from BISD. Fred has 3 daughters, two of which are Brownsboro ISD teachers and 5 grandchildren.
Marsha Stephens was first elected in 2018 to the BISD Board of Trustees. Marsha graduated from Brownsboro High School in 1973 and continued to spend her early years in banking, before returning to BISD in 1990. She began working for BISD in the business office and served as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee. Marsha retired after 23 years as the Business Manager. She serves as an active member of Faith Baptist Church in Brownsboro and enjoys volunteering on Tuesdays at their Seniors Lunch. Marsha and her husband Bobby Joe Stephens, Jr (1971 BISD) have three daughters who were graduates of BISD and pursued careers in education. Marsha also has 8 wonderful grandchildren, two of which are serving with the US Air Force and one great grandson.