2018-2019 STAT Executive Board

The Executive Board is STAT's governing body and sets policy and makes decisions on behalf of the membership by providing general oversight over STAT's activities. The Officers and At-Large Board Members are voting members of the Board. Learn more about each board member's role and the qualifications for Executive Board service.

Contact STAT's leadership at [email protected].

President Terry White
Spring Branch ISD, Houston
District Elementary Science Lead

Past President Laura Lee McLeod
Frisco ISD
Elementary Science Coordinator

President-Elect Linda Schaake
Brady ISD
Retired Elementary Science Teacher

Vice President Melissa Gable
Crosby ISD
High School Chemistry Teacher

Treasurer Kara Swindell
Lubbock ISD
Eighth-Grade Science Teacher

Secretary Jennifer Meyer
Leander ISD
Senior Coordinator, Elementary Science

Member-at-Large Gianna Lopez Colson
La Feria ISD
Fifth- and Sixth-Grade Science Teacher


Member-at-Large Matthew Cushing
Rice University Office of STEM Engagement
Director of Programs and Operations


Member-at-Large Jeanette Escobar
El Paso ISD
Fifth-Grade Science Instruction/Campus Lead