Archambault

René

Archambault

President, Place 7

Email

archambaultr@friscoisd.org
Phone: 469.633.7797

Term of office

2021-2024

Hometown

Dallas, Texas

Frisco ISD Resident

Since 2008

Family

Husband, Randy; one child, FISD student Zoe

Education

Master's in Education Policy and Leadership, Southern Methodist University
Bachelor's in Business Administration, Texas Christian University

Profession

Deputy Director, Southern Methodist University - Guildhall 

FISD Service

  • First Elected to Board in 2018

  • FISD Long Range Planning Committee (Financial Transparency Sub-Committee) 

  • FISD Insight Class of 2018

  • Frisco Education Foundation Advisory Board

  • Griffin Middle School PTA Member

  • Frisco Council of PTA's Supporter Level Member

Community Involvement

  • Frisco FastPacs Governing Board Member

  • Frisco Women's League Member 

  • City of Frisco Volunteer

Gillespie

Debbie

Gillespie

Vice President, Place 5

Email

gillespd@friscoisd.org
Phone: 469.633.7795

Term of office

2020-2023

Hometown

Austin, Texas

Frisco ISD Resident

Since 1995

Family

Husband, Dane; two children, Caitlin and Connor, FISD graduates

Education

Graduate of Southwest Texas State University

Profession

Community and school volunteer

FISD Service

  • First Elected to Board in 2011

  • Board Secretary 5 years

  • FISD Bond Committee Member 2003 and 2006

  • Numerous leadership positions with Frisco Council of PTA's and school PTA/PTO's

  • Frisco High School Band Booster Board 2008-2014

  • Frisco Education Foundation Board Member Ex-Officio 2011-13, 2015-16, 2018-19

Community Involvement

  • Texas Association of School Boards Director, Region 10 2014-Present

  • Texas Association of School Boards 2nd Vice President 2019-20

  • National Charity League 2006-2012

  • Young Men's Service League 2010-2014

  • Frisco Family Services Board Member 2003-2005

  • Starwood Village Representative 2000-2018

  • Frisco Women's League

Honors & Awards

  • Leadership TASB Master Trustee

davis

Dynette

Davis

Secretary, Place 4

Email

davisdy@friscoisd.org
Phone: 469.633.7794

Term of office

2020-2023

Hometown

Chicago, Illinois

Frisco ISD Resident

Since 2012

Family

3 children, FISD students: Sasha, Londyn and Autumn

Education

Doctoral Candidate, Higher Education Leadership, Concordia University-Chicago, River Forest, IL
M.A., in Curriculum and Instruction, Concordia University-Chicago, River Forest, IL B.A., Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Profession

Educator, Entrepreneur

FISD Service

  • Taylor Elementary PTA Board Member Membership Chair

  • Fowler Middle School PTA Board Member Programs Chair

  • Fowler Middle School PTA Board Member Membership Chair

  • Liberty High School Band Booster Association Board Member

Community Involvement

  • Clean It & Green It Team Leader

  • Youth Soccer Coach

  • Collin College Marketing and Entrepreneurship Advisory Council

  • Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Omega Alpha Omega Chapter, Frisco TX  

ponangi

Gopal

Ponangi

Place 1

Email

ponangig@friscoisd.org
Phone: 469.633.7791

Term of office

2022-2025

Hometown

Hyderabad, India

Frisco ISD Resident

Since 2003

Family

Wife: Viji; Daughters: Ananya, an FISD graduate and Aneesha, an FISD student

Education

Masters in Business Administration, Kakatiya University, India
Bachelors in Chemical Technology, Osmania University, India

Profession

Senior Manager at Tata Consultancy Services, Dallas

FISD Service

  • FISD Long Range Planning Committee 
    (Student Readiness Sub-Committee)

  • FISD Programs and Facilities Evaluation Committee

  • Frisco Education Foundation, Advisory Board

  • Frisco Council of PTAs. Supporter Level: Ambassador

Community Involvement

  • Founder and President of 501C3 Non Profit: Shubham Foundation

  • Volunteer: YEA! Frisco - Young Entrepreneurs Academy

  • Participant/Volunteer/Leader with various Non-Profits in and around Dallas

     
elad

Stephanie

Elad

Place 3

Email

elads@friscoisd.org
Phone: 469.633.7793

Term of office

2022-2025

Hometown

Orange, California

Frisco ISD Resident

Since 2013

Family

Husband - Jared, Daughters - Marissa (FISD graduate), Rachel (FISD student)

Education

Master's Degree in Speech Communication from San Diego State University; Bachelor's Degree in Communication from University of California, San Diego

Profession

 Senior Director of Human Resources

FISD Service

  • Independence High School Cheer Booster Club

Community Involvement

  • Member of Chabad of Frisco

  • North Texas Performing Arts Volunteer

  • Learning Center Director Search Committee Chair at Congregation Beth Torah,

  • Youth Group Co-Chair at Congregation Beth Torah

  • Sisterhood Membership Chair at Congregation Beth Torah

Classe

John

Classe

Place 6

Email

classej@friscoisd.org
Phone: 469.633.7796

Term of office

2021-2024

Hometown

Richardson, Texas

Frisco ISD Resident

Since 2000

Family

Wife, Melanie; two children, FISD students Harley and Mason

Education

Graduate of Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in economics

Profession

Certified Financial Planner™ with Bell Financial Group

FISD Service

  • First Elected to Board in 2015; Appointed in 2014

  • PTA/PTSA Member

  • Frisco Education Foundation Board Member Ex-Officio, 2014-2016

Community Involvement

  • Frisco Economic Development Corporation Board Member, 2016-2017, 2019-2021

  • Frisco Community Development Corporation Board Member, 2012-2014

  • Frisco Charter Review Commission Commissioner, 2013

  • Leadership Frisco Class XVI Graduate

  • Frisco Parks and Recreation Board Member, 2006-2010 and Chair, 2010

  • Grace Avenue United Methodist Church Discipleship Council, 2010-2011

  • Villages of Hillcrest Homeowner's Association President, 2002-2005

Honors & Awards

  • Leadership TASB Master Trustee

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