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.

Crystal Smith, President A+FCU Cedar Park
Jennifer Williams, Past President Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Jeff Kikel, VP of Finance T-Werx Coworking
Devin Williamson, VP of Development Raba Kistner, Inc.
Shannon Darby, VP of Employee Giving LISD, CC Mason Elementary
Nikki Case, Secretary
Dr. Bruce Gearing, Ex Officio LISD Superintendent
Elexis Grimes, Ex Officio LISD School Board Trustee
Denise Seiler Community Impact
Eric Boyce BKA Wealth Consulting, Inc.
Jamie Blankinship Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union
Jana Pickett KidStrong
Joe Ciccarelli Retired LISD Staff
Kara Downing Google
Katie Perkins St. David’s Health Care
Kevin Hodges Google
Lucas Janda  Live Oak Public Finance, LLC
Marisa Jarmon American Constructors
Mary Dale Family Hospital Systems
Milly Harris Dell EMC
Rachelle Grossman N2 Publishing
Richard Fowler  Realty Austin
Roman Escamilla Austin Community College
Sara Jahadi ChiroFit Wellness Center
Sean Connor Pfluger & Associates

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 512.570.0027 and/or

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