First Vice President 2011-2012
Third Vice President 2010-2011
Wendy is the mother of three grown children; Josh (and wife Tamara), Kyle, and Skyler; and, two granddaughters; Taylor and Hannah. She is the youngest of six born to a career Army father. As a result, the family moved several times including living in two foreign countries. In her free time, Wendy enjoys outdoor activities, sports, and reading.
B.S., Spanish & French, Missouri State University
M.A., Educational Administration, Lindenwood University
Superintendency Certification: Texas A&M University, Commerce
PhD (2011), K-16 Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Texas at Arlington
Wendy is currently the Student Services Coordinator for the Garland Independent School District, which comprises the municipalities of Garland, Rowlett, and Sachse. In her capacity as Student Services Coordinator, Wendy is responsible for Dropout Prevention and Recovery for the 22 secondary campuses in the district. During her tenure with GISD, she has been instrumental in the development of an automated attendance and court filing system and the establishment of a dedicated truancy court for the district. Furthermore, she co-authored the Dropout Recovery Pilot Program Grant, Cycle 2, for which the GISD received funding for the 2009-2010 school year. Prior to her return to public education, Wendy spent two years working with juvenile parolees with the Texas Youth Commission. As an Educational Liaison with TYC, she was responsible for training of institutional caseworkers, educational leaders, and parole officers in the educational transition and statutory requirements for juvenile parolees.