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

General Board
Ed Bunner
Ed Bunner
Mercer
Julie Doyle
Julie Doyle
Fidelity Investments
Michelle Clay
Michelle Clay
Community Volunteer
Mary O’Toole
Mary O’Toole
Community Volunteer
Jessica Byrne
Jessica Byrne
ODea
Douglas Lies
Douglas Lies
BBVA Compass
Tracey McDevitt
Tracey McDevitt
Community Volunteer
Dr. Kirran Moss (Ed.D.)
Dr. Kirran Moss (Ed.D.)
Education Consultant
Sherri Williams
Sherri Williams
Myan Management Group

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