Floydada ISD Board MembersThe Floydada ISD Board consists of the following members, Lyle Miller - President, Roger Hughes -Vice President, Kay Brotherton - Secretary, Brianne Glasscock - Member, Gracie Diaz - Member, Eric Smith - Member, and Beverly Collins - Member. Each of these individuals work as a team to help oversee and direct the direction of our school district. We appreciate all of their hard work and the support they provide to the students, teachers and staff of Floydada ISD.
Lyle Miller: FISD School Board President
Miller has served on the School Board for 14.5 years. Lyle represents the At-Large Precinct. He graduated from Floydada High School in 1972. He farms in Floydada and when not farming or working with the board to make the school district more efficient, he spends time with his wife La Tresa, son Titus, and two daughters, Abigail and Sarah Jo. “When I am not working, I love going to the lake in the summer and going to the mountains in the fall”, said Miller. His passion is for our community's youth to have the best education and future possible.
Roger Hughes: FISD Vice President
Hughes has served on the board for 7 years. He was born and raised in Turkey, Texas and graduated from Valley High School and to further his education he attended Clarendon College. He then relocated to Floydada and married his wife Tiffany. He is now General Manager of Ray Lee Equipment and father of three: Tara, Reagan, and Brody. Hughes’ hobbies include spending time with family, going to the lake, and stock showing.
Kay Brotherton: FISD Board Secretary
Brotherton has served on the board for 2 years. She graduated from Dalhart, Texas, and attended Wayland Baptist University and Texas Tech University and got her masters in psychology and family and currently works in the mental health field as the Director of Special Projects/Change Initiatives at the Central Plains Center. Although she dedicates herself to the school board, she enjoys spending time with her family. She is married to David and has four children Brandon, Chase, Britnee, and Macee.
Gracie Diaz: FISD Board Trustee
Diaz has served on the board for 5 years. She grew up in Floydada and graduated from Floydada High School. She attended South Plains College. She is a dental assistant at Cogdell Clinic for 13 years. Gracie is married to her high school sweetheart, Art Diaz, and has 1 son, Zeph. Her hobbies include taking pictures of newborns and toddlers. “My vision for out district is to make sure we provide high quality learning for all students that incorporates technology and promotes student success in college and/or careers.”, said Diaz. Her favorite part of serving on the board is watching students succeed and accomplish their goals.
Brianne Glasscock: FISD Board Trustee
Glasscock is in her first year of serving on the board. She represents Precinct 1. Brianne graduated from Littlefield High School and is the Vice President and Compliance Officer at First National Bank. She is married to Tate and has 2 children, Trace and Tatum. Brianne loves to read, travel and watch her children play sports. Her vision for the district is we have a greater number of students graduating prepared for their future not just for college, but with skills for the real world and career readiness. Her favorite part of serving on the board is hopefully making a difference for future generations and helping make our district and community a success.
Eric Smith: FISD Board Trustee
Smith has recently been elected to be part of the FISD school board. “It’s a pleasant honor to be working with extraordinary people who work to make a difference in campuses”, said Smith. Smith graduated from Floydada High School in 1994 and then he attended Texas Tech. He is now a farmer and rancher and when he is not working he enjoys spending time with his family, wife Leigh, a hair stylist in Floydada, and sons Ethan and Logan.
Beverly Collins: FISD Board Trustee
Collins has served on the board for 5 years and represents Precinct 4. She graduated from Plainview High School. Beverly is the Director of Floyd County Daycare located in downtown Floydada. When she isn’t busy with school board responsibilities, Collins enjoys watching grandchildren's sports. Beverly has 4 adult children and 7 beautiful grandchildren. Her vision for FISD is every student is at their maximum potential since these students are our future. Beverly's focus is on student achievement and implanting policies that would ensure success in all our students.
SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE ELECTION INFORMATION
Date and Location of Next Trustee Election (Tex. Gov't Code 2051.152(a)(3))
The date of the district's next election will be the first Saturday in May of each year.
Requirements and Deadline for Filing For Candidacy (Tex. Gov't Code 2051.152(a)(4))
An application for a place on the ballot must be in writing; signed, sworn to by the candidate before a person authorized to administer an oath, and dated; timely filed with the district's filing authority; and contain specified information about the candidate:
- the candidate's name, date of birth, and occupation;
- the candidate's residence address or the address at which the candidate receives mail with a description of the location of the candidate's residence;
- the candidate's length of continuous residence in Texas and in the district (and single member district, if applicable) as of the date the candidate swears t the application;
- if available, a public mailing address and email address at which the candidate receives correspondence relating to the candidate's campaign;
- the office sought, including any place or other distinguishing number and an indication of whether the office sought is for a full or unexpired term;
- statements that the candidate is a U.S. citizen; and has not been determined by a court to be mental incapacitated; has not been convicted of a felony; is aware of the nepotism law; and swears an oath t support and defend the U.S. and Texas Constitutions and laws.
- is a United States citizen;
- is 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
- has not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
- has not been convicted of a felony;
- has resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:
- for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;
- for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in; or
- for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;
- is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and
- satisfies any of the eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.
- To be elected to a school board, an individual must be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older, a U.S. citizen, a Texas resident, a registered voter, not determined to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated by an appropriate court, and not finally convicted of a felony. Tex. Educ. Code 11.061.
- A person is ineligible to serve on a school board if the person has been convicted of a felony or n offense under Texas Penal Coded section 43.02(b) regarding prostitution. Tex. Educ. Code 11.066.
The first day to file an application for a place on the ballot in a school district's general election is the 30th day before the filing deadline. The filing deadline for a general election is 5:00 PM on the 78th day before an election day. Tex. Educ. Code 11.055(1); Tex. Elec. Code 144.005. The deadline to file a declaration of write-in candidacy is 5:00 PM on the 74th day before election.
For more information, call FISD Administration at 806-983-3498.