Support Educational Excellence. Support Our Teachers.

The Carroll Education Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. CEF’s Tax ID # is 75-2638646.

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Make a one-time gift to fund vital teachers and staff positions at CISD. For every $50,000 we raise, we fund another teacher.

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Board & Management

CEF Management

Kathy Lanier
Executive Director

Kathy Lanier
Executive Director


Alex Martin
Director of Development

Executive Board

Carroll Education Foundation’s board of directors consists of parents, community members, and business leaders who are elected for up to three (3), two-year terms, for a maximum of six years of service.

Rebecca Hindman, Chair

Rebecca Hindman

Lynda Warner, Vice Chair

Lynda Warner
Vice Chair
Community Volunteer

Leah Sandock, Treasurer

Leah Sandock
Fidelity Investments

Jackson Williams, Secretary

Jackson Williams
Merrill Lynch

Leslie Barrows, At-Large

Leslie Barrows
The Barrows Firm, P.C.

John Irvine, Immediate Past

John Irvine
Immediate Past Chair
Irvine Enterprises, LLC

General Board

Robin Austin

Robin Austin
US Capital Advisors LLC

Jagadish Bandla

Jagadish Bandla
Deloitte Consulting, LLP

K Bedwell

Kim Bedwell
Allie Beth Allman & Associates

Mona Chavez

Mona Chavez
Community Advocate

Karl Chester

Karl Chester
Frost Bank

Dwight Francis

Dwight Francis
Sheppard Mullin

Ed Hernandez 3

Edgar Hernandez
Ed Hernz LLC


Douglas Lies
Regions Bank


Tracey McDevitt
Event Art Co.


Dr. Kirran Moss (Ed.D.)
Education Consultant

Neha J Nair Photo

Neha Nair
Lung & Sleep Center of North Texas

Paulina Purnama-Sehgal

Paulina Purnama-Sehgal
Precision Orthopedics, Dr. Bantoo Sehgal


Kali Sommer
Dembny Pharmacy Consultants, LLC


Sherri Williams
Myan Management Group


Theresa Wright
United Real Estate
DFW Properties

Advisory Board

David Almand
CISD Board Trustee

Christopher Archer
Southlake City Council Member

Brad Bradley
CEF Co-Founder

Ed Bunner
Former Board Member

Jessica Byrne
Former Board Member

Todd Carlton
CISD Board Trustee

Michelle Clay
Former Board Member

Julie Doyle
Former Board Member

Shannon Guthrie
Former Board Member

Sheila Halliman
Past Chair

Laura Hill
Mayor, City of Southlake

Heather Jarvis
Former Board Member

Alec Knight
Former Board Member

Dr. Lane Ledbetter
CISD Superintendent

Sarah Mason
Past Chair

Michelle Moore
CISD Board Trustee

Mary O’Toole
Former Board Member

Stephanie Pennington
Former Board Member

Kathy Talley
Past Chair, Southlake City Council Member

Nicole Tesoriero
Former Board Member

Diane Thomas
Former Board Member

Mimi Tran
Past Chair