Board Secretary Jeri Chambers
Jeri Chambers was appointed to the school board in January 2018, and elected to fulfill the remainder of that term on May 2019. Ms. Chambers was elected by her fellow trustees to serve as board secretary beginning May 2019. She has a bachelors in secondary education from the University of Texas-Austin and a masters in educational administration and supervision from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She has 12 years of experience as an educator, with eight years as a Plano ISD teacher.
In addition to teaching math at Wilson Middle School and fifth grade at Wells Elementary, Ms. Chambers worked with homebound students and as a Title I math teacher at Otto Middle School. She has been involved in booster clubs and volunteered with the PTA. She has served on the District Based Improvement Council and the Elementary Academic Committee. She is a board member with the Plano ISD Education Foundation. Professionally, Ms. Chambers works in the nonprofit sector as the donor relations officer with the Communities Foundation of Texas' Collin County office.
As a member of the Junior League of Collin County (JLCC), Ms. Chambers is a creator and founder of Sci-Tech Discovery Center. She is currently on the JLCC board as the community strategic director. She is a past president of Plano Youth Leadership. Ms. Chambers is a graduate of both Leadership Plano and Leadership North Texas.
Ms. Chambers grew up in Richardson, Texas where she and her husband met in the fourth grade. They moved to Plano in 1994. Their two children both attended Plano Senior High School. Their daughter is a former Lady Wildcat basketball player, played piano in the Jazz Band and served in PAL (Peer Assistance and Leadership). Their son was junior class president, marching band drum major and played French horn in the Wind Ensemble.