Key Program Contacts at TASB

Find information specific to a program or service by calling the phone numbers below.

TASB All Departments and Services: 800.580.8272

Area Associations: 800.580.8272
Debbie Farnum, x2241

Board Consultation: 800.580.8272
Bill Nemir, x6417

Board Member Continuing Education Credit: 800.580.8272
Marla Gilliland, x6142 • Faith Macon, x2219

Board Training: 800.580.8272
Diana Freeman, x6163

BoardBook®: 888.587.2665
Tim Curtis, x6119

BuyBoard®: 800.695.2919
Steve Fisher, x7153

Candidate Information: 800.580.8272
David Koempel, x6191

CommLINK: 800.580.8272
Leila Lewis, x6788

Convention: 800.580.8272
Jackie Spencer, x3357

Corner School (on-site child care): 800.580.8272
Jessica Fiedler, x3694

Delegate Assembly: 800.580.8272
Susan Tabbee, x3573


Engage Community Survey Service: 800.580.8272
Marie Jones, x3555

Executive Search Services: 800.580.8272
Butch Felkner, x6170

Field Services Representatives: 800.580.8272
Mike Rains, x3584

First Public®: 800.558.8875

Financing and Investment Programs: Steve Orta, x2208
Individual Securities: Steve Orta, x2208

Goal-Setting and Planning Services: 800.580.8272
David Koempel, x6191 • Diana Freeman, x6163

Governmental Relations: 800.580.4885

Grassroots Process: 800.580.4885
Dax Gonzalez, x8330

HR Services: 800.580.7782

Consulting Services: Cindy Clegg, x3575
DataCentral Surveys: Troy Bryant, x6179
Membership: Lysa Hoelscher, x6441
Training Services: April Mabry, x6412

Internal Auditing Services: 800.580.8272
Nancy Cotton, x6235


TASB: 800.580.8272
Vivian Wied, x3342

TASB Risk Management Fund: 800.482.7276

Property/Liability: Donna Smith, x3329
Unemployment Compensation: Donna Smith, x3329
Workers’ Compensation: Barbara Wyatt, x4156

TASB Legal Assistance Fund: 800.580.8272
Annette Moseley, x6331

Leadership TASB: 800.580.8272
Bill Rutherford, x6169

Legal Services: 800.580.5345

Legal Questions: x6320
TASB Legal Assistance Fund and Training: Joy Baskin, x6342
Texas Council of School Attorneys: Annette Moseley, x6331

Lone Star Investment Pool: Steve Orta, x2208

Medicaid Services (SMART): 800.580.3399
Mark Wey, x3692

Membership Information: 800.580.8272
Anisa Pope, x6120 • Michael Pennant, x6360

myTASB: 800.580.8272
Anisa Pope, x6120 • Michael Pennant, x6360

New Board Member’s Resource Guides: 800.580.8272
Jessica Murray, x6161

Online Learning Center: 800.580.8272
Tanya Barnett, x6248

OnSite™ Services: 800.580.8272

Energy: Jason Turner, x2045
Environmental: George Scherer, x2248
Facilities: Mike Brooks, x3205

Policy Service: 800.580.7529

General Inquiries: Gail Jackson, x3640
Policy On Line®: Loretta Jeschke, x6229

Printing Services: 800.580.8272
Cathy Catlett, x1108 • Eddie Fitzgerald, x1140

Public Information: 800.580.8272
Barbara Williams, x6418

Publications Sales: 800.580.8272
Christina Velasquez, x2290

Purchasing Cooperative: 800.695.2919
Steve Fisher, x7153

Risk Management Services: 800.482.7276

Auto, Liability, and Property Claims Administration: Todd Holt, x7235
Financial Operations: Brent Balke, x3525
Legal and Regulatory Affairs: Paul Taylor, x3663
Loss Prevention and Training Services: Clem Zabalza, x4325
Strategic Initiatives and Operational Support: Mary Barrett, x3313
System Support: Rick Honeycutt, x7253
Underwriting and Marketing: June Kissinger, x3545
Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration: Krista Fergason, x4155

School Board Advocacy Network: 800.580.4885
Dax Gonzalez, x8330

School Finance: 800.580.8272
Catherine Clark, x6515

Spring Workshops: 800.580.8272
Debbie Farnum, x2241

Summer Leadership Institute: 800.580.8272
Kathy Dundee, x6171

Superintendent Evaluation: 800.580.8272
Bill Nemir, x6417

Superintendent Search Services: 800.580.8272
Butch Felkner, x6170

TASB Energy Cooperative: 800.580.8272

Electricity: Jason Turner, x2045
Fuel: Jason Turner, x2045

TASB Institute for School Trustee Development (TASB ISD): 800.580.8272
Kay Douglas, x6128

TASB Partners: 800.580.8272
Kate Miller, x2242

TASB Store: 800.580.8272
Christina Velasquez, x2290

TASB Supplemental Employee Benefits: 800-580-8272
Steve Orta, x2208

Texas Lone Star Magazine: 800.580.8272
Roger White, x2277

The Star E-Newsletter: 800-580-8272
Denise Schulz, x6109

Voicemail Messaging: 800.580.1143

Web Site:

Winter Governance and Legal Seminar: 800.580.8272
Kathy Dundee, x6171