School Board

Meet the Louise ISD School Board

Mark Bain, School Board President    Chad Hajovsky, School Board Member
Mark Bain
President-Position 1
Email - [email protected]
Phone - 979.541.3661
Served Since 2017

  Chad Hajovsky
Vice President-Position 2
Email [email protected]
Phone - 979.637.0003
Served Since 2020

 Amanda Cox    Bram
Amanda Cox
Secretary-Position 5
Email - [email protected]
Phone - 979.224.5020
Served Since 2018
  Tanya Townsend Bram
Secretary Pro Tem-Position 4
Email - [email protected]
Phone - 979.541.3409
Served Since 2022
Stephen Lutringer, School Board Member
  Ricky Wendel, School Board Member
Stephen Lutringer
Member-Position 6
Email - [email protected]
Phone - 979.637.6542
Served Since 2020

  Ricky Wendel
Member-Position 7
Email - [email protected]
Phone - 979.637.0471
Served Since 2020
Gary Yackel    
Gary Yackel
Member-Position 3
Email - [email protected]
Phone - 979.332.8324
Served Since 2022

Understanding Your Schoolboard

Board Meeting 
Agendas, Packets, and Required Postings: 
Click here for the LISD Open Board Meeting Policy
Click the icon below for Board Meetings Agendas, Packets, and Minutes earlier than October of 2020. 

Boardbook Premier-Click here for meeting agenda and minutes since September of 2020. 

Board Policy Link  < click here for questions regarding Board policy

LISD Board Operating Procedures

Board of Trustees Conflict of Interest Forms

Guide for School Board Candidates


Board Election

The 2022 Board election was conducted on November 8, 2022. Seats up for election were Position #1, #3, and #4.

Position #1-
  Mark Bain ran unopposed. He received 784 votes. 20 Votes were cast absentee. 487 were cast during early voting and 277 were cast on election day.

Position #3-
Gary Yackel received 519 votes and has been declared the winner. 15 Votes were cast absentee. 352 were cast during early voting and 152 were cast on election day. 
Timothy Webb received 205 votes. 4 Votes were cast absentee. 115 were cast during early voting and 86 were cast on election day. 
Marco Munoz received 112 votes. 4 Votes were cast absentee. 52 were cast during  early voting and 56 were cast on election day. 

Position #4-
Tanya Townsend Bram received 589 votes and has been declared the winner. 13 Votes were cast absentee. 358 were cast during early voting and 218 were cast on election day. 
Jay Heard received 204 votes. 7 Votes were cast absentee. 134 were cast during early voting and 63 were cast on election day. 
David Menefee received 58 votes.  4 Votes were cast absentee. 35 were cast during early voting and 19 were cast on election day. 

The next Board election will be in November, 2024. There will be 4 seats up for election. Position 2, Position 5, Position 6, and Position 7.

First Day to file for a place on the Ballot To Be Announced
Last Day to file for a place on the Ballot To Be Announced
Last Day to Register to Vote in the Nov Election To Be Announced
1st day of Early Voting To Be Announced
Last day of Early Voting To Be Announced
Election Day To Be Announced

Board Meeting Schedule

The Board usually meets at 7:00 pm on the third Monday of each month at the Louise ISD Board Room located inside the Elementary School. Special meetings may be called when necessary. A written notice of regular and special meetings will be posted at the Administration Office and on-line through the Boardbook link above at least 72 hours before the scheduled meeting time. The written notice will show the date, time, place, and subjects of each meeting. In emergencies, a meeting may be held with two hours notice.

Texas Open Meetings Act

All meetings are open to the public. Texas Law permits the Board to go into closed session to discuss prospective gifts or donations, real property acquisition, personnel issues including conferences with employees and employee complaints, security matters, student discipline, or to consult with attorneys. The public is excluded from closed sessions.

Key Board Responsibilities 
  • Adopting goals and evaluating results
  • Adopting and evaluating policies
  • Hiring and evaluating the superintendent
  • Adopting the district budget and setting a tax rate
  • Communicating with the community


Old School Board Minutes from 1903-2015. For later Agendas and Board Packets, click on the Boardbook link above. 

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