Sean Murphy - President

Phone: 832-385-5071

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Sean Murphy - President

Term Ends: 2021 

Year First Elected: 2015
Position 4

Sean Murphy has longtime Pearland roots, having graduated from Pearland High School and lived here more than 20 years. Murphy earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration/management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of HomeTown Bank of Pearland. In the education arena, he is a founding member of the Pearland ISD Education Foundation and an officer for the Northern Brazoria County Education Alliance. An avid community volunteer, he also serves on the Pearland Neighborhood Center Board of Directors and is an active member of the Pearland Rotary Club and Lions Club. Murphy and his wife, Lisa, have a son who attends school in Pearland ISD. "I am vested in supporting teachers, ensuring that the district keeps parents involved and guaranteeing that all students have a path to success," he said.

 Jeff Barry - Vice President

Phone: 281-352-3525

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Jeff Barry - Vice President

Term Ends: 2022

Year First Elected: 2016
Position 7

Jeff Barry is actively involved in the community, with service on boards for the Pearland Chamber of Commerce, Adult Reading Center, Pearland Economic Development Corporation and the Northern Brazoria County Education Alliance. In addition, he served as the founding president of the Pearland ISD Education Foundation Board of Directors. The president of Barry Insurance Group, he holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Barry and his wife, Charisse, have lived in Pearland for almost two decades. “I want to ensure that students have a safe, healthy and positive environment for learning with the most innovative teachers and administrators in our area. I would also like to continue down the path of fiscal responsibility so we preserve our district for generations to come,” he said.

 Rebecca Decker - Secretary

Phone: 832-715-1917

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TASB Master Trustee

Rebecca Decker - Secretary

Term Ends: 2022

Year First Elected: 2010
Position 5

Rebecca Decker, Chief Operating Officer for Communities in Schools of Brazoria County, formerly served as an assistant principal at Rustic Oak Elementary. She and her husband, Jason, have three daughters who attend Pearland ISD schools. In addition to serving on the Rustic Oak Campus Education Improvement Committee, she has actively participated in the campus PTA and holds the master trustee designation from Texas Association of School Boards. Decker earned her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in educational management from UHCL. “I will work with my fellow trustees to develop a plan that uses the district’s financial resources efficiently and effectively. I want to ensure that all students in Pearland receive a fair and exemplary education,” she said.

 Toni Carter

Phone: 281-704-5526

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Toni Carter

Term Ends: 2023

Year First Elected: 2020
Position 1

Toni Carter is a stay at home mom with two sons (Dawson High School c/o 2018 and c/o 2021) who has been actively involved in supporting Pearland ISD’s educational efforts for several years. Living in Pearland since 2000, she has served as a parent volunteer at multiple schools and on the district’s Strategic Planning Committee during the summer of 2019. Carter holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Texas in Austin and has previously served as an architectural representative and a window sales manager for a building materials company. “My goals as trustee are to encourage student participation in the administrative process, expand transparency and communication within the district and do everything I can to ensure our students are safe, happy and successful,” she said.

Dr. Kristofer Schoeffler

Phone: 281-317-0435

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Dr. Kristofer Schoeffler

Term Ends: 2023

Year First Elected: 2020
Position 2

Dr. Kristofer Schoeffler graduated as a National Merit Scholar from Pearland High School in 1999, and holds a doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, both from Texas A&M University. The owner of Pearland Animal Hospital, Dr. Schoeffler has lived in Pearland almost his entire life. He is a stakeholder and board member in the Northern Brazoria County Education Alliance, an active member and benefactor of the Pearland Lions Club and a RISE Mentor. He also helped design the veterinary lab and curriculum at Robert Turner College and Career High School and still enjoys volunteering as an advisor, mentor and guest instructor. Dr. Schoeffler has six children, all of which will graduate from Dawson High School. My goal is to make sure that every student has the opportunity to receive a world-class education in a safe environment at no expense. Public education is the great equalizer across demographics and every graduate should be ready to enter college, the workforce, the military or a specific vocation. Strong schools means a strong Pearland,” he said.

 Crystal Carbone

Phone: 281-352-6355

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Crystal Carbone

Term Ends: 2021

Year First Elected: 2018 
Position 3

Crystal Carbone, a lifelong Pearland resident, is a stay-at-home mom with three daughters (under the age of two) who previously served as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology for Pearland ISD. She holds a dual master’s degree in Clinical & School Psychology from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Carbone and her husband, Tony, both have families with a long history in Pearland and their daughters are seventh generation Pearlanders. Carbone is actively involved in the community and has served as a founding board member of the Pearland ISD Education Foundation, previous Adult Reading Center vice chair, Brazoria County Child Protective Services member, Pearland Library chair and as a previous vice president of the Pearland Silverlake Lions Club. “I hope to join with fellow board members in providing leadership, promoting policies and supporting Pearland ISD administration in the promotion of a world-class education for all students – meeting each student at their educational ability and social point of need,” she said.

 Lance Botkin

Phone: 832-372-0392

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TASB Master Trustee

Lance Botkin

Term Ends: 2022

Year First Elected: 2013
Position 6

Lance Botkin, a former Pearland High School teacher and football coach, currently works in outside sales and is part-owner of Floyd’s on the Water Seafood Restaurant. Botkin holds a bachelor’s degree in recreation and community service from Southern Arkansas University and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Indiana Wesleyan University. In addition to his classroom experience, he formerly served as a youth sports director at Coppinger Family YMCA, recreation director and at-risk youth coordinator. Currently, he serves on the Pearland Parks and Recreation Beautification Board and is an active member of Friendswood United Methodist Church. Botkin and his family have lived in Pearland since 1997. He and his wife, Lori, have four children, three of whom attend Pearland ISD schools. “I would like to bring a proactive vision to the board along with my fellow board members. I hope to take Pearland ISD from a good district to a great one,” he said.