Connie has worked in three very different arenas during her life. While living in Europe for 21 years she owned and operated several blue jean stores named Connie’s Jeans in Luxembourg. While in Europe, she enjoyed traveling across the continent. In 1989, Connie returned to North Texas with her two children. In 1991, she began working for Boeing-Corinth. Her Boeing career as the Community Relations and Communications Manager included establishing a community relations program, acting as company spokesperson, maintaining a $1 million annual contribution budget for the State of Texas and serving on The Boeing Company philanthropic company-wide team. In this capacity, she also served on many Denton County boards and committees. She is the past president of both the Lake Cities and Denton Chambers and a graduate of both Denton and Lewisville Leadership programs. Connie’s third arena is the non-profit world. As the Executive Director of the Lewisville ISD Education Foundation, she maintains and initiates new fundraising programs, administers the LEF scholarship and grants programs, and fosters donor relations.
Donna joined the Lewisville ISD Education Foundation in February 2015. She brings extensive experience working in public relations, community development and fundraising, executing successful corporate and individual giving campaigns. She recently worked more than five years as the Director of Development at the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Texas where she built working relationships with alumni, faculty and community leaders. Donna brings tremendous passion and enthusiasm for philanthropy following her father’s example as a non-profit advocate who taught and encouraged her to connect community partners with the critical needs of their community. Donna can easily relate to the college-bound LISD student seeking funds, as she too was a scholarship recipient and finds it rewarding to work on their behalf. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism with an emphasis in public relations from San Diego State University.
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Joshua joined the Lewisville ISD Education Foundation in August 2016 after a nine-year career in collegiate athletics public relations. Most recently serving as the media liaison for baseball and volleyball at Texas State University in San Marcos, he had the opportunity to promote NCAA Division I and Division II teams from Texas State, Valdosta State and Florida Tech on a national level. Drawing from his experience, Joshua offers a wide-ranging skillset to LEF with experience in social media, video, website and print. Having earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Baylor University, he is excited for the opportunity to contribute to LISD, a school district he knows well. His father has been a longtime employee of the district, and Joshua is happy to carry on the tradition of serving the students and teachers of LISD.
Sherah joined the Lewsiville ISD Education Foundation in November 2013. She brings more than 10 years of office management and project management experience from the corporate world. Her connection to LISD is strong as her husband teaches in the district and her older son attends an LISD school, with her younger child eager to join him! Her heart for philanthropy is at home in her role where she works to provide funds for increased student opportunities as well as providing guidance on endowment possibilities to preserve the memory or legacy of those who have a heart for LISD students and teachers. Sherah is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration.
Laura joined the Lewisville ISD Education Foundation in June of 2016. She brings more than 20 years of office management and bookkeeping experience from the corporate world. She’s not new to the LISD landscape as her three grown children are graduates of LISD high schools, and one now works as a teacher in the district. She’s honored to be part of an organization that enriches the already-great educational opportunities for LISD students. Laura is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in business administration.