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.

One-Time Donations

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

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.

CEF Management
Kathy Lanier
Kathy Lanier
Executive Director
Leighanne Christon
Leighanne Christon
Director of Development

Executive Board
John Irvine
John Irvine
Chair, Irvine Enterprises, LLC
Theresa Wright
Theresa Wright
At Large, United Real Estate DFW Properties
Rebecca Hindman
Rebecca Hindman
Treasurer
Leslie Barrows
Leslie Barrows
Vice-Chair, The Barrows Firm, P.C.
Robin Austin
Robin Austin
Secretary, US Capital Advisors LLC
Kathy Talley
Kathy Talley
Past Chair, Community Volunteer

General Board
Leah Sandock
Leah Sandock
Fidelity Investments
Lynda Warner
Lynda Warner
Community Volunteer
Paulina Purnama-Sehgal
Paulina Purnama-Sehgal
Precision Orthopedics, Dr. Bantoo Sehgal
Eric Lannen
Eric Lannen
Basic Energy Services
Karl Chester
Karl Chester
Frost Bank
Mona Chavez
Mona Chavez
Community Advocate
Gwen Baldwin
Gwen Baldwin
Community Volunteer
Jackson Williams
Jackson Williams
Merrill Lynch
Sherri Williams
Sherri Williams
Myan Management Group
Dr. Kirran Moss (Ed.D.)
Dr. Kirran Moss (Ed.D.)
Education Consultant
Tracey McDevitt
Tracey McDevitt
Community Volunteer
Douglas Lies
Douglas Lies
BBVA Compass
Michelle Clay
Michelle Clay
Community Volunteer
Ed Bunner
Ed Bunner
Mercer
Mary O’Toole
Mary O’Toole
Community Volunteer
Julie Doyle
Julie Doyle
Fidelity Investments

Advisory Board
Mimi Tran
Former Board Member
Nicole Tesoriero
Former Board Member
Lisa Quinn
Former Board Member
Shelly Powell
Former Board Member
Michelle Moore
CISD Board Trustee
Mike Hutchison
Former Board Member
Vanessa Hornyak
Former Board Member
Laura Hill
Mayor, City of Southlake
Sheila Halliman
Former Board Member
Shannon Guthrie
Former Board Member
Heather DeLapp
Former Board Member
Todd Carlton
CISD Board Trustee
Brad Bradley
CEF Co-Founder
Christopher Archer
Southlake City Council Member
Dave Almand
CISD Board Trustee
Dr. David Faltys
Carroll ISD Superintendent
Diane Thomas
Former Board Member
Stephanie Pennington
Former Board Member
Alec Knight
Former Board Member
Heather Jarvis
Former Board Member
Sarah Mason
Former Board Member