Board President David Stolle
David Stolle was elected to serve his third term on the school board in May 2019. He was elected by fellow trustees to serve as board president for the 2021-22 school year and served as vice president for the 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2017-18 school years. 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 earned a bachelor's degree in English from Texas A&M University in 1994, a master's degree in English from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1998 and a law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in 2001.
Mr. Stolle 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.
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 one son who has graduated from Plano West Senior High School, and two children currently attending Plano schools.