• Meet Our School Board of Trustees 

    Greenville ISD is divided into seven single-member districts with one trustee representing each district. Voters residing within the boundaries of each single-member district elect trustees. Candidates are required to live in the district in order to run for that district's trustee position. Members of the public may contact School Board members by emailing them at gisdboard@greenvilleisd.com.

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Anne Haynes, District 1 Trustee (term expires 2025)

Anne Haynes has served as District 1 Trustee for 25 years. She has a strong professional background in education, including many years as a high school English teacher, Texas Department of Human Resources administrator, and Economics instructor at the college level. She graduated from North Texas State University with a degree in Spanish and English and an MBA at East Texas State University in Economics.

“I serve on the board because I believe that education is critical to the health of our city, our state and our country,” she says. “My parents always told me if you're going to live somewhere, you have to contribute to the community.”

Haynes has two sons who attended Greenville ISD schools, and she is the proud grandmother of one grandson. She is a longtime member of St. Williams Catholic Church. READ MORE

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Trena Stafford, District 2 Trustee (term expires 2023)

Trena Stafford has served as District 2 trustee for 15 years.

She sees this as a continuation of over 50 years of service to kids and communities.

Growing up in the small town, of Benton, Kansas, Trena was the neighborhood babysitter for multiple families as well as her younger sister. After high school, she attended Butler County Community College in El Dorado, Kansas, and then Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky. She also has hours at Wichita State University and Texas A&M University at Commerce as she sees herself as a life-long learner. READ MORE

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Bonnie-Jean Stewart - District 3 Trustee (currently serving unexpired term by election)

Bonnie-Jean Stewart has served as District 3 Trustee since May of 2021.

She was elected to serve the remainder of an unexpired term during the May 2022 election. The term expires in 2023. 

Mrs. Stewart is a graduate of Greenville High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Health Administration from Warren National University. She is the Program Manager for Hunt Regional Lab Solutions, where she has worked since 1983.

She is known throughout Greenville as an active volunteer and passionate advocate for health and education. She currently serves on the following boards and committees:

  • Hunt County Children’s Advocacy Center Board
  • GISD Student Health Advisory Committee
  • The Greenville Chamber of Commerce Board
  • New Horizons Advisory Board
  • Keep Greenville Beautiful Board

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Tish Woodruff, Secretary and District 4 Trustee (term expires 2023)

School Board Secretary Tish Woodruff has served as District 4 Trustee since November 2018.

Woodruff was raised in Greenville and graduated from Greenville High School.

Woodruff is married to James Woodruff, and they have five boys. They currently have two boys in Greenville ISD, Jackson, Class of 2020, and Nate, Class of 2025. They attend Greenville Bible Church.

Woodruff has been an active volunteer for GISD for 20 years. She has served on the PTA Board for 18 years. She is currently on the Greenville Education Enrichment Foundation Board. READ MORE

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Mike Rackley, District 5 Trustee (term expires 2024)

Mike Rackley is a lifelong resident of the area and a graduate of GISD. Mr. Rackley has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Physics and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University-Commerce (formerly East Texas State University). He was an engineer at L-3 Harris and its predecessor companies for over 37 years, retiring at the end of 2015. Mr. Rackley served on the GISD School Board from 2000 – 2006. 

Mr. Rackley is married to Delores, who is a GISD graduate and a retired GISD Elementary teacher of 36 years. They have two adult children, Caleb and Emily, who both graduated from GISD. They are proud grandparents of six grandchildren.

In addition to serving on the GISD School Board, Mr. Rackley also serves on the Board of Directors for the Shady Grove Special Utility District. The Rackleys are active members of Ridgecrest Baptist Church where he has served in various roles including administrative and financial positions. He served on the GISD Five Year planning committee and is an avid supporter of the GISD music programs. READ MORE

 

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Aletha Kruse, President and District 6 Trustee (term expires 2025)

School Board President Aletha Kruse has served as trustee for District 6 since May 2019.

Kruse was raised in Garland, and she graduated from high school there. She went on to join the Navy. Kruse has volunteered in various PTA roles and community roles for the past 13 years.

She is a proud mother of three: Faith, a sophomore attending DePaul University in Chicago; Jacob a sophomore at Greenville High School; and Calyx, a sixth-grader at Travis/Sixth Grade Center. In addition to serving as a trustee, Kruse also serves as the PTSA vice president at her son's high school and on the Greenville Education and Enrichment Foundation. Kruse and her family also founded the Greenville Flag Project, which honors veterans who paid the ultimate price on Memorial Day by placing crosses and flags on the Joe Ramsey overpass. The Greenville Flag Project also places 1,400 flags around Greenville to honor our nation's independence on July 4. READ MORE

 

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Roger Livingston, Vice President and District 7 Trustee (term expires 2024)

School Board Vice President Roger Livingston has served as District 7 trustee since November 2018.

Livingston is originally from Alabama. He is a Retired Army veteran who served three tours in Iraq with 12 years of active duty service.

He is married and is a father to five wonderful children. 

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  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from American Military University
  • Working on his Bachelor’s Degree in Family Studies from American Military University

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