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Nancy Humphrey
President ~ Place 3

Ms. Humphrey was elected to serve her second term on the school board in May 2013. Her fellow trustees elected her to serve as board president for the 2013-14 school year. She served the two previous school years as board vice president.

Since 2002, she has been an active PTA volunteer and officer, having served as president and treasurer of Murphy Middle School PTA and treasurer, vice president/ways & means, vice president/membership at Stinson Elementary PTA, and council delegate of Williams HS PTSA, as well as having chaired several committees. She became a Texas PTA Honorary Life Member in 2006. In 2012, she received the Texas PTA Extended Service Award. She has served as treasurer of the Williams High School Chey-Annes Drill Team Boosters and currently is treasurer for Williams High School Band Boosters.

In her community, Ms. Humphrey has been involved with a number of organizations including Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church, Bentwood Trail Presbyterian Church, Boy Scout Troop 1776, Hendrick Scholarship Foundation, Heritage Farmstead Museum and SPCA. She is an active member of the Plano Rotary Club, is a graduate of Leadership Plano, Class 30, and serves an appointment on the Advisory Board of Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America. She is a member of the National School Boards Association and, as a member of Texas Association of School Boards, she serves on its Legislative Advisory Council.

Ms. Humphrey is a graduate of the University of North Texas with bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting. She has fifteen years of experience in both public accounting and private industry. Ms. Humphrey is a native Texan and has been a resident of Plano ISD for 21 years. She and her husband Jim have two children attending school in the district; a son in the Williams High School marching band and a daughter at Plano East Senior High school in the International Baccalaureate World School and a member of the Golden Girls drill team.

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David Stolle

David Stolle
Vice President ~ Place 5

David Stolle was elected in 2011 to serve his first term on the school board. He was elected by fellow trustees to serve as board vice president for the 2013-14 school year. Since graduating law school in 2001, Mr. Stolle has practiced at Jackson Walker L.L.P., where he is now a partner with a national practice focused on commercial and real estate finance. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Stolle spent four years teaching high school English in Palestine, Texas, and maintains a lifetime teacher's certificate with the State of Texas.

Mr. Stolle is a product of Plano schools, having attended Davis Elementary through fifth grade before his family moved to East Texas. Mr. Stolle has earned a bachelor's degree in English from Texas A&M University, a master's degree in English from the University of Texas at Tyler and a law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law.

Mr. Stolle has served as co-chair of the Jackson Walker L.L.P. United Way campaign and has spent a number of years coaching youth sports. He is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He and his wife Cristy have been members of the PTAs at Jackson Elementary School, Frankford Middle School, Shepton High School and Plano West Senior High School. The 2012-13 school year marks the eleventh consecutive, and final, year the Stolles will have a child at Jackson Elementary School.

During his final two years of law school, Mr. Stolle served first as a staff writer and subsequently as the executive editor of the St. Mary's Law Journal. He was named by Thomson Reuters in 2010 as a "Rising Star" in Texas - attorneys who are either 40 years old and under or who have been practicing law for ten or fewer years. Plano ISD residents since 2001, the Stolles have three children attending Plano schools.

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Michael Friedman

Michael Friedman
Secretary ~ Place 4

Mr. Friedman was elected to serve his first term on the board in May, 2011. He was elected by fellow trustees to serve as board secretary for the 2013-14 school year. A senior vice president of retail brokerage services for CB Richard Ellis, Inc., Mr. Friedman earned his bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas and his master's degree in design studies from Harvard University.

Born In Dallas, Mr. Friedman is a graduate of Hillcrest High School in Dallas ISD. His recent accomplishments include being awarded 2013 UNT Alumni of the Year for community services and capturing the Stemmons Service Award - the highest honor bestowed in the commercial real estate industry in Dallas - as well as being named a recent national honoree of the Hebrew Free Loan Association. He also earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the late 1960s.

His community service has included performing as "Smiley the Clown" for terminally ill children at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and Medical City Dallas; serving on the board of directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of Dallas, the Jewish Federation of Dallas, the Bicentennial Lions Club (past president), UNT Alumni Association, UNT Board for the College of Arts & Sciences, Harvard Real Estate Academic Initiative, Cancer Foundation for Life, Jewish Family Services and Legacy Senior Communities Plano/Dallas (chairman). He also served two terms as president of his college fraternity.

Mr. Friedman and his wife Terry, a former Dallas ISD teacher and current Plano ISD substitute teacher, have three children. Their two daughters are graduates of Plano West Senior High School, and their son attends Frankford Middle School.

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Missy Bender

Missy Bender
Place 7

Ms. Bender was elected to serve a third term in May 2013. She held the office of Board Secretary from 2008 to 2011. Ms. Bender graduated from Plano East Senior High School as a member of its charter class. She received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Southern Methodist University and began her career as a management consultant specializing in strategic planning and technology solutions for Fortune 500 clients in North America and Europe. She has worked for Champion International, Amdahl and IBM. At IBM she was honored with the Golden Circle Award, the company’s elite recognition. She currently serves as the Vice President of Governance Solutions for the Center for Reform of School Systems.

Ms. Bender has served on the Board of Directors for the Junior League of Collin County, Plano Metro Rotary Club, Harrington Homeplace Homeowners Association, Practical Parent Education, Forrest Outreach Foundation, Daffron PTA, Robinson PTA, and the Plano ISD Education Foundation. She currently serves as a member of the Chairman’s Council for Texas Health Resources Plano, Conner Harrington Republican Women Club, National Charity League, Women Making a Difference, Jasper High School PTSA, and as a Board member for the Jasper Choir Booster Club.

Ms. Bender is a graduate of Leadership Plano, Leadership St. Andrew, Leadership TASB (Texas Association of School Boards) and Leadership Texas. She was appointed by TASB to the Texas Education Agency as the only Trustee that served on the state’s Accountability Policy Advisory Committee. Ms. Bender earned the prestigious designation of "Master Trustee" from TASB, is a Fellow with the Center for Reform of School Systems, was named one of "21 Leaders for the 21st Century" by Inside Collin County Business and was honored as a PTA Life Member.

She is a co-founder of Trustees for Texas, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to create a unified and powerful voice to transform education in Texas. She is also a frequent presenter at state and national school board conferences and has worked with other trustees in the North Texas Regional Consortium to develop a regional legislative agenda.  Ms. Bender has served on the TASB Legislative Advocacy Committee and has testified to the House and Senate education committees on behalf of Plano ISD and all Texas school districts. Ms. Bender has also represented the district as a member of the Federal Relations Network in Washington, D.C. 

Ms. Bender has lived in Plano for 25 years. She and her husband Doug have been married for 26 years. Their daughter attends Jasper High School.

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Marilyn Hinton

Marilyn Hinton
Place 6

Ms. Hinton was elected to serve her second term on the school board in May 2013. During the prior two school years she served as board secretary. She is a former teacher in Plano ISD's Head Start program.

In addition to teaching, Ms. Hinton has professional experience in serving as a youth director for a nonprofit agency for homeless and transitional families, as a visiting scholar teaching early childhood education at Brookhaven College and as a counselor and adjunct professor at Richland College. Ms. Hinton earned a bachelor’s degree in speech and drama at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, and a master's degree in education at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Hinton currently mentors several students throughout the school district and is a member of the Meadows Elementary School PTA. She is a member of the Plano Symphony Orchestra Virtuoso Society, is a graduate of Leadership Plano Class 27, volunteers with the Children’s Advocacy Center (Kids Count) and teaches Sunday school. She also serves on the local Board of Directors of The Samaritan Inn (Collin County's homeless shelter). Ms. Hinton is also on the national Board of Directors for Character Education Partnerships located in Washington, DC. Plano Community Forum made her a recipient of the 2012 Women of Excellence Award last October.

Ms. Hinton's former community service includes serving on the board of directors of the Plano Metro Rotary Club, Plano ISD Diversity Advisory Committee, on two School Based Improvement Committees and as a member of Jack and Jill, Inc.

She has been married to her husband, Jim, a family practice physician, for more than thirty years and they have resided in the Plano area since 1994. Their two daughters graduated from Plano West Senior High School. Their oldest daughter graduated from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and received a PhD in Clinical Psychology from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She currently does testing and evaluations for the Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center. Their youngest daughter graduated from Princeton University in New Jersey and went on to receive a master's degree in education from Harvard University in Massachusetts. She is employed at Bates College in Maine as an assistant dean of admissions.

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Carrolyn Moebius

Carrolyn Moebius
Place 2

Ms. Moebius was elected to serve her second term on the school board in May 2013. She and her husband Jim run a family-owned veterinary hospital where she serves as Practice Administrator. She has previously worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young in Houston and Doll, Karahal & Company in Dallas.

Ms. Moebius was very involved in serving on PTA Boards in role of Volunteer, Treasurer, President, and Plano ISD Council of PTA’s Legislative Committee and School Based Improvement Committees. In 2009 she was honored with the PTA Life Membership Award. She is a member of Plano Rotary International and is a Paul Harris Fellow, National Charity League’s Golden Corridor Chapter, and Conner Harrington Republican Women serving in various roles.

She is a graduate of Leadership Plano Class 28, and Leadership TASB (Texas Association of School Boards) class of 2013. She has been accepted to Leadership North Texas for the 2015 year.

Ms. Moebius attended the University of St. Thomas and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in San Antonio. She has one PISD graduate in college and two children currently attending Plano ISD schools.

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Tammy Richards

Tammy Richards
Place 1

Ms. Richards was elected in May 2013 to serve her second term on the school board. She served as board president during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years. She is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Volunteer Center of North Texas, which is based in Dallas. Her career experience also includes serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star. She formerly served as Associate Dean of the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University, and she has held executive positions at Texas Instruments, including Vice President of marketing and customer service for the educational technology business. Ms. Richards is a Texas registered professional engineer.

Throughout her career, Ms. Richards has worked with a number of local, state and national educational organizations, including the Texas Education Agency, the Texas State Board of Education, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas Business Education Coalition, the Texas High School Project, the Texas Workforce Commission, the National Council Teachers of Mathematics and the National Science Teachers Association.

Ms. Richards received her bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University (summa cum laude) and a master of business administration degree from Harvard University. Ms. Richards and her family have lived in Plano for twenty-four years. She and her husband Mike Douglass have two children, a daughter who is a Plano ISD graduate currently attending Texas A&M University and a son in high school in Plano ISD.

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