DATE: August 12, 2009 2:15:59 PM CDT
Fort Bend Independent School District
FROM COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Nancy Porter, Director of Communications
** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE **
Hohnbaum Elected as Delegate to Statewide Association Board
FORT BEND ISD -
The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees elected Board Member Susan Hohnbaum as an official delegate to participate in the 2009 Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Delegate Assembly in Houston on October 3, 2009. Board Member Marilyn Glover was elected as an alternate delegate.
Hohnbaum was first elected to the Board in Position 1 in 2008. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, with a Spanish minor, from University of Houston. She is the Administration Manager for Harris Construction Company, Ltd. and was a Fort Bend ISD teacher for 22 years, and an instructional technology specialist for five years. During that time, she was involved in English Language Arts curriculum writing and taught numerous workshops and in-services for FBISD and was a district finalist for Teacher of the Year. She has volunteered extensively in the schools and community, and has served on the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for four years, and is a 2002 graduate of the Fort Bend Chamber Leadership Forum.
TASB is a nonprofit organization established in 1949 to serve local Texas school districts. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 4.6 million public school students.