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Sean Murphy - President

Term Ends: 2024

Year First Elected: 2015
Terms: 2015-2018; 2018-2021; 2021-2024
Position 4

Sean Murphy has longtime Pearland roots, having graduated from Pearland High School and lived here more than 30 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 Lions Club and at large member of the Rotary Club. Murphy has a son who graduated from Turner High School. "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.

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Crystal Carbone - Vice President

Term Ends: 2024

Year First Elected: 2018 
Terms: 2018-2021; 2021-2024
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Crystal Carbone is currently a stay-at-home mom with three young daughters, 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, are lifelong members of the Pearland community, and their daughters are seventh generation Pearlanders. She is actively involved in the community and was named the 2021 Pearland Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. Carbone 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. Carbone has a demonstrated passion for education, and stated, “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.

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Lance Botkin - Secretary

Term Ends: 2025

Year First Elected: 2013
Terms: 2013-2016; 2016-2019; 2019-2022; 2022-2025
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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.

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Toni Carter

Term Ends: 2023

Year First Elected: 2020
Terms: 2020-2023
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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.

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Dr. Kristofer Schoeffler

Term Ends: 2023

Year First Elected: 2020
Terms: 2020-2023
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Dr. Kristofer Schoeffler graduated with highest honors and as a National Merit Scholar from Pearland High School in 1999.  He holds both 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, a member of the Pearland Lions Club and a founding member of the Texas Cavalry Disaster Response Team. He helped design the veterinary lab 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 Pearland ISD.   From Dr. Schoeffler: “My goal is to make sure that every student has the opportunity to receive a free high-quality education in a safe environment. Public education is the greatest equalizer across demographics, and every graduate should be ready to enter college, the workforce, the military or a specific vocation. Strong schools make Pearland strong. God bless Pearland ISD.”

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Amanda Kuhn

Term Ends: 2025

Year First Elected: 2022
Terms: 2022-2025
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Amanda Kuhn is a lifelong Pearland resident, graduating from Pearland High School in 2003. Kuhn is co-owner of Pat Griffin Realty, and previously served as the Executive Assistant to the President at Houston Endowment. She and her husband, Brad, are proud parents to 3 young boys attending Pearland ISD. Kuhn is an active volunteer in the Pearland community, currently serving on the Shadycrest Elementary PTA Board, and previously serving on the Pearland Neighborhood Center Board and as past President of the Green Tee Terrace Homeowners Association. Kuhn and her family are fully invested in the greater good of the Pearland community and will continue to strive to be active in all aspects.  Kuhn offered, “I am committed to listening to the needs of our community, teachers and students, and representing their interests during my service on the Board. Parental involvement is key to ALL student success, and I look forward to advocating for ways to increase parent/school collaborations."

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Nanette Weimer

Term Ends: 2025

Year First Elected: 2022
Terms: 2022-2025
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Nanette Weimer, a former Pearland ISD teacher, principal, and Deputy Superintendent, retired in 2021 and is now consulting and volunteering in church youth activities. She holds a bachelor’s  and master’s degree in education and leadership from East Texas State University. Among her many duties as a district administrator, Weimer supervised the opening of four new schools, and served on committees spearheading the addition of programs including After School YMCA, Student Outreach, NBCEA, Communities in Schools, PACE, and  CTE/Livestock Show & Career Expo.

Weimer and her family have deep roots in the community. Her husband Fred, a local business owner, and their three children graduated from PHS. “ I am committed to student success, safety and well-being along with teacher support and community partnership. Communication and involvement are essential.”