Bryan ISD Board of Trustees

Policymaking Servant Leaders

2022 Bryan ISD Board

Responsibilities

The Bryan ISD Board of Trustees are elected leaders who establish policies and regulations to operate the school district. They also identify district needs and goals, conduct elections, approve employee certified personnel, adopt the district budget, approve the district tax rate, approve purchase of property, award bids, approve building plans, accept projects, serve as an appellate body, and serve on standing committees.

Team of Eight

The "Team of 8" comprises the Bryan ISD Board of Trustees plus Bryan ISD Superintendent Ginger Carrabine. The Board, an elected body, is responsible for hiring and overseeing Bryan ISD's superintendent.

Meet the Members

Dr. Julie Harlin

Dr. Julie Harlin

President, serves Single Member District 2.
Current Term: 11/13/20 - 11/13/23
Occupation: Associate Dean, Graduation and Professional School, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, Texas A&M University
Education: Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University; Master of Science, Texas A&M University; Ph.D. Oklahoma State University

Contact Information:
979-229-4856
julie.harlin@bryanisd.org

Dr. Deidra Davis

Dr. Deidra Davis

Vice President, serves At-Large Place 6.
Current Term: 11/13/20 - 11/13/23
Occupation: Assistant Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, Texas A&M University, Department Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning
Education: Bachelor of Science (Biology), Chicago State University; Master of Science (Geography), Southern Illinois University;  Ph.D. (Environmental Resources & Policy), Southern Illinois University.

Contact Information:
deidra.davis@bryanisd.org

Felicia Benford, Secretary

Felicia Benford

Secretary, serves Single Member District 1.
Current Term: 11/17/22 - November 2025
Occupation: Brazos County Health District Health Equity Coordinator
Education: Sam Houston State University; Blinn Junior College

Contact Information:
979-822-1326
felicia.benford@bryanisd.org

Fran Duane

Leo Gonzalez, II

Member, serves Single Member District 3.
Current Term: 11/17/22 - November 2025
Occupation: Attorney / Real Estate Broker
Education: Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University; Juris Doctor, University of Houston

Contact Information:
979-779-9999
leo.gonzalez@bryanisd.org

Mark McCall

Mark McCall

Member, serves At-Large Place 7.
Current Term: 11/5/21 - 11/5/24
Occupation: Assistant Director, Texas A&M University School of Medicine
Education: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Texas A&M University

Contact Information:
979-255-5206
mark.mccall@bryanisd.org

Ruthie Waller

Ruthie Waller

Member, serves Single Member District 4.
Current Term: 11/5/18 - 11/5/24
Occupation: Retired Bryan ISD Administrator/Teacher
Education: Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University; Master of Education, Texas A&M University

Contact Information:
979-255-4655
ruthie.waller@bryanisd.org

David Stasny

David Stasny

Member, serves Single Member District 5.
Current Term: 11/17/22 - November 2025
Occupation: Attorney in Private Practice
Education: 1970 graduate of Stephen F. Austin High School in Bryan, 1974 graduate of Texas A&M University, College Station, B.A. in Journalism, 1977 graduate of Univ. of Texas Law School, J.D.

Contact Information: 
david.stasny@bryanisd.org