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Members

Dr. Ann Calahan Dr. Ann Calahan, Ph.D. - Place 4
President
Term: 2019-2022
 
Dr. Calahan is serving her seventh three-year term as a board member and 16th year as President. She also serves as a member of the Texas Association of School Boards Board of Directors. Dr. Calahan is currently Professor and Head for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (teacher preparation) at Tarleton State University. She holds a BS degree in Elementary Education from Tarleton, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership with Principal Certification from Tarleton, and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University, College Station.
 
 
Dr. Ed DittfurthDr. Ed Dittfurth - Place 7
Vice President
Term: 2017-2020
 
Dr. Dittfurth is filling the second term for Place 7. Dr. Dittfurth has been a part of the community for the past 25 years; for 18 years he has served as pastor of Cornerstone Church. Ed is an ordained minister and holds a Master's degree in Management and Leadership and a Doctorate in Leadership Education at Tarleton State University. He and his wife Cristi have 3 children, Ciara, Rett, and Asher.
 
 
Sherrie EvansMrs. Sherrie Evans - Place 2
Secretary
Term: 2018-2021
 
Mrs. Evans is serving her third three-year term following a one-year unexpired term. Mrs. Evans, a lifelong resident of Stephenville, retired from teaching in 2010 after 28 years of service (24 years with Stephenville ISD - teacher/Stingerette Director and 4 years with Tarleton State University - teacher/Stars Director). Mrs. Evans is currently a real estate agent for Hayden Real Estate.
 
 
Dr. Robert BarbereeDr. Robert Barberee - Place 1
Term: 2018-2021
 
Dr. Robert Barberee is serving his first three-year term. Dr. Barberee has been practicing dentistry in Stephenville since 1997 and is the founder, director, and instructor for the Dental Career Center of Stephenville. Dr. Barberee earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Houston. He then pursued his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry. He and his wife Jane have 4 children that have all attended SISD.
 
 
Keri Vanden Berge

Mrs. Keri Vanden Berge - Place 3

Term: 2018-2021

Email: sb_keri.vanden.berge@sville.us

 

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. Scott OsmanMr. Scott E. Osman - Place 5
Term: 2019-2022
 
Mr. Scott E. Osman is serving his third three-year term. Mr. Osman has a B.S. in Civil Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and was a Structural Engineer for an international engineering and construction company. Mr. Osman received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston and has practiced law in Stephenville since 1994. Recently, Mr. Osman became a partner in an antimicrobial company that cleans, protects and preserves the environment with non-leaching, non-toxic products. He and his wife Heather have two daughters.
 
 

Cole Gilliam ParksMr. Cole Gilliam Parks - Place 6

Term: 2017-2020

Email: sb_cole.gilliam.parks@sville.us

 

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.