Sung Elected to State Association Board 

For release: April 7, 2020      
Contact: Theresa Gage-Dieringer, 512.467.3564
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(Austin) — The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Board of Directors has elected Anne Sung of Houston ISD to an interim position on the TASB Board, representing TASB Region 4, Position D.

Sung joined the Houston ISD Board of Education in January 2017. During her time on the board, she has worked to strengthen college and career readiness standards, wraparound services, special education, and the district’s audit department.

Sung trained as a physicist at Harvard University, earning a bachelor’s degree in physics and mathematics and master’s degrees in physics and public policy. She fell in love with teaching as a young Teach for America corps member in the Rio Grande Valley. She returned to her hometown of Houston to teach at Lee (now Wisdom) High School, where she served as chair of the science department and was the 2011 Teacher of the Year.

She co-founded Community Voices for Public Education to give Houston students, parents, educators, and community members a greater voice in public education. Sung was a founding board member of New Leaders Council–Houston. She is an American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow and serves on the board of Organization of Chinese Americans–Greater Houston.

Sung previously served as chief strategy officer at Project GRAD Houston, an educational nonprofit that partners with schools, cities, colleges, and businesses to help students develop and achieve their college and career goals.

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. For more information on TASB, visit

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