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 & Staff

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.

Executive Board
Kathy Talley
Kathy Talley
Chair, Community Volunteer
John Irvine
John Irvine
Vice Chair, Irvine Enterprises, LLC
Julie Doyle
Julie Doyle
Secretary, Fidelity Investments
Mary O’Toole
Mary O’Toole
Treasurer, Community Volunteer
Jessica Byrne
Jessica Byrne
At Large, ODea
Sarah Mason
Sarah Mason
Immediate Past Chair, Southlake Plastic Surgery
Laura Grosskopf
Laura Grosskopf
Executive Director
Leighanne Christon
Leighanne Christon
Director of Development

General Board
Robin Austin
Robin Austin
Governance, US Capital Advisors LLC
Leslie Barrows
Leslie Barrows
Governance, The Barrows Firm, P.C.
Ed Bunner
Ed Bunner
Engagement, Mercer
Michelle Clay
Michelle Clay
Governance Lead, Community Volunteer
Boulton Fernando
Boulton Fernando
Development, Toyota Financial
Rebecca Hindman
Rebecca Hindman
Marketing/Ops Lead, Community Volunteer
Brian Hodges
Brian Hodges
Engagement – Alumni, C-KOE Metals
Heather Jarvis
Heather Jarvis
Engagement, Community Volunteer
Alec Knight
Alec Knight
Development Lead, Community Volunteer
Douglas Lies
Douglas Lies
Development, BBVA Compass
Tracey McDevitt
Tracey McDevitt
Engagement, Community Volunteer
Dr. Kirran Moss (Ed.D.)
Dr. Kirran Moss (Ed.D.)
Development, Education Consultant
Nolan Ogden
Nolan Ogden
Development, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Stephanie Pennington
Stephanie Pennington
Marketing/Ops, Community Volunteer
Chris Prokopeas
Chris Prokopeas
Marketing/Ops, DFW International Airport
Diane Thomas
Diane Thomas
Engagement, Dove Logistics & Transportation
Sherri Williams
Sherri Williams
Engagement Lead, Myan Management Group
Theresa Wright
Theresa Wright
Engagement Lead, United Real Estate DFW Properties
Annie Zvonecek
Annie Zvonecek
Marketing/Ops, Community Volunteer

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
Shannon Guthrie
Former Board Member
Sheila Halliman
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
Lisa Quinn
Former Board Member
Nicole Tesoriero
Former Board Member
Mimi Tran
Former Board Member