Freeman Reelected to State Association Board

For release: October 15, 2020
Contact: Denise Schulz, 512.340.2948,
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(Austin)—Karen Freeman of Northside ISD-Bexar County has been reelected to a three-year term on the Texas Association of School Boards’ (TASB) Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 20, Position B. The election was held during the Association’s 2020 Delegate Assembly, which was held virtually on October 3.

Freeman was elected to the Northside ISD (NISD) Board of Trustees in 2005 and was reelected for her fourth term in May 2017. She currently serves as vice-president of the board, chair of the Academics Committee, and a member of the Building, Finance, Technology, and Policy and Intergovernmental Relations committees.

Freeman earned a bachelor of science degree in clinical laboratory medical technology at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

Prior to board service, Freeman served on the district’s School Advisory Teams, the first NISD School Boundary Advisory Committee, NISD Strategic Plan committees, three NISD Bond committees, and the NISD Citizens' Bond Advisory Committee. She has also held numerous PTA and Booster Organization positions in NISD schools and is an Honorary Life Member of the Texas PTA.

She is a member of the Bexar County School Boards Coalition and serves on the board of directors of the Helotes Area Chamber of Commerce. She is a Master Trustee and 2009 graduate of Leadership TASB.

TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve public school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.4 million public school students.