Rick HowardRick Howard

Regions 9, 14, 16, & 17

Experience: Over 24 years - teacher, principal, and superintendent
Home: Comanche

Rick Howard, named 2007 superintendent of the year for Region 14, served as the Comanche ISD superintendent for more than 12 years. He also served as a principal for Ira ISD in 1990, then superintendent in 1991. Prior to that, he was an athletic trainer and teacher for 12 years with Snyder ISD. He has served on the TASB Legal Assistance Fund and the TASA Commissioner’s Cabinet of Superintendents. Howard earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from East Texas State University and his superintendent certification from Sul Ross State University.