Mrs. Keri Vanden Berge - Place 3
Mrs. Keri Vanden Berge is serving her third three-year term on the Stephenville Board of Trustees. Keri graduated from Tarleton State University with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies. She then attended Texas Tech University and graduated with a master's degree in Educational Leadership. Keri has been an elementary teacher, assistant principal, and also supervised student teachers.
Mr. Cole Gilliam Parks - Place 6
Mr. Parks is currently serving his second three-year term on the Board of Trustees. He and his wife, Kaylee, are both graduates of Stephenville High School and members of First Baptist Church. They have two children, Holtin and Heidee. He is passionate about growth, creative problem solving and consistently delivering simplicity to every individual - or organization - he engages. With these passions, Mr. Parks also brings many years of leadership experience to the district from his professional career and diverse resume of local, regional, state and federal board positions. Professionally, Mr. Parks is the Principal at Southwestern Enterprises, a private equity firm with interests in consulting, advice, leadership, asset management, human resources, employee benefits, insurance, agriculture, and real estate. On his own time, Mr. Parks enjoys cooking for large get-togethers with family and friends; however, he is also an avid sportsman, water/outdoor enthusiast and reader.