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Board Members

Smithville Independent School District Board of Trustees
Smithville ISD’s Board of Trustees is the policy-making body for the school district and is elected by popular vote and meant to represent the community in matters of public education. The board is governed by both state and federal law with rules and regulations established by the Texas State Board of Education, the Texas Education Agency and the will of the community.
The seven-member board, serving without pay, are elected for three-year terms. A majority of the board’s vote constitutes a quorum for business transactions and although the board is comprised of individuals, no member of the board acts unless authorized by the board. Board elections for rotating members are held on the second Saturday in May each year.
Current members of the Board of Trustees are:

Grant Gutierrez       Alan Hemphill       Tay Campbell

Grant Gutierrez, President, Place 2        Alan Hemphill, Vice-President, Place 4       Tay Campbell, Secretary, Place 1


Nancy Towry            Candice Parsons

Nancy Towry, Trustee, Place 3                  Candice Parsons, Trustee, Place 5


Mike Davis, Jr.           Howard Burns

Mike Davis, Jr., Vice-President, Place 6         Howard Burns, Jr., Trustee, Place 7



Board Meetings : Generally, the Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Central Administration board room located at 901 N.E. 6th Street in Smithville. Special meetings can be called by the board president or the superintendent. All meetings must be publicly posted at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.