North Lamar Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees acts as the school district's policy-making body and is the official representative of the people for all public education in North Lamar Independent School District. The Board functions according to state and federal laws, the rules and regulations established by the State Board of Education, and the Texas Education Agency.
The seven members of the Board are elected at-large and serve three-year staggered terms without compensation.
The Board of Trustees elects a president, vice-president, and secretary to serve one-year terms. It selects and employs the superintendent and delegates the responsibility and authority for the operation of the school district to the superintendent. The superintendent advises Board members on all matters concerning school management.
The Board of Trustees meets regularly on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Special meetings are called when necessary. All meetings are open to the public and are subject to provisions of Texas Law
About Our Board Members
Elisha Preston was elected in May of 2019, term expires May 2022. Elisha was nominated in May of 2019 to serve the North Lamar ISD Board as secretary. Elisha was nominated in November 2020 to serve North Lamar ISD Board as President. Elisha was nominated in May 2021 to serve North Lamar ISD Board as President. Elisha is a graduate from North Lamar High School. Elisha received her Associates Degree in Nursing from Paris Junior College and her Masters of Science in Nursing from UT Arlington. Elisha is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at the Pediatric Clinic of Paris.
Bo Exum was elected in May of 2019, term expires May 2022. Bo was nominated in November 2020 to serve North Lamar ISD Board as Vice-President. Bo was nominated in May 2021 to serve North Lamar ISD Board as Vice-President. He is the owner of Exum Plumbing.
Sheila Daughtrey was elected in May of 2017, reelected in November of 2020, term expires May 2023. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University-Commerce. She is a retired teacher from North Lamar ISD where she taught for 33 years. Sheila was nominated in May 2021 to serve North Lamar ISD Board as Secretary.
Stephen “Red” Holmes was elected in May of 2014, reelected in May of 2017 and reelected in November of 2020, term expires May 2023. Red was nominated in 2017 to serve North Lamar ISD Board as President. He is a graduate of Paris Junior College and retired from the Paris Police Department as a Detective Sergeant with 28 years of service to the community.
Joel Sanders was elected in May of 2019, term expires May 2022. He is a graduate of North Lamar High School and University of Oklahoma. Joel is also the owner of Chapman’s Florist in Paris, Texas.
Clint Spencer was elected in May of 2021, term expires May 2024. Clint is a graduate of North Lamar High School, Harding University and attended dental school at University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Dr. Clint Spencer is a dentist at Spencer & Kerby Comprehensive Dentistry.
Jimmy Fendley was elected in May of 2021, term expires May 2024. Jimmy is a graduate from North Lamar High School, Paris Junior College and Texas A&M Commerce. Jimmy is the owner of Mac’s Wholesale & Vending.
Email addresses for all board members:
Elisha Preston - firstname.lastname@example.org
Bo Exum - email@example.com
Stephen "Red" Holmes - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sheila Daughtrey - email@example.com
Joel Sanders - firstname.lastname@example.org
Clint Spencer – email@example.com
Jimmy Fendley – firstname.lastname@example.org