Board of Directors

LEEF Board of Directors

The Leander ISD Educational Excellence Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity, committed to improving academic outcomes for ALL students in the Leander Independent School District. We work with Leander ISD and other organizations in our area to help achieve district-aligned goals and objectives. LEEF is governed by a Board of Directors representing a large spectrum of the LISD community. The Board works cooperatively with, but independently from, Leander ISD and its Board of Trustees.


Sean Zairi, President New York Life
Jamie DiMaria, VP of Development Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union
Becky Calzada, VP of Programs LISD, District Library Coordinator
Kim Pruett, VP of Finance & Governance Brown, Graham & Company, P.C
Kimberly Strenk, VP of Marketing  FIVE TWO SQ
Sara Jahadi, VP of Events ChiroFit Wellness Center
Jennifer Williams, Secretary Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Dan Troxell, Pd.D, Ex Officio LISD Superintendent
Gloria Gonzales-Dholakia, Ph.D. LEEF Executive Director
Patty Newman LEEF Administrative Manager
Coleen Brighton LISD Parent
Kelly Butcher Simplification Services
Sean Connor Pfluger & Associates
Shannon Darby LISD Parent
Richard Fowler Realty Austin
Ryan Hansanuwat MODE Design Company
Don Hisle LISD Board of Trustees
Krista Ingram LISD Parent
Michael Jordan Broadway Technology
Jeff Kikel South Texas Money Management
Milly Pellizzari Dell EMC
Brad Pfluger Pfluger & Associates
Crystal Smith A+FCU Cedar Park
Keith Somner Ledgent Finance & Accounting
Chris Stansbury, D.D.S., M.S. Wired Orthodontics
Liz Summers LISD Parent
Pamela Waggoner LISD Board of Trustees

LEEF continually seeks dedicated individuals interested in serving the community as board members or as a volunteer in any of our program areas. Contact any board member for more information on how to volunteer or contact us at

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