Executive Board

The 19-member Executive Board, which includes the four officers, works with Education Austin staff to carry out the mandates of our union.

Officers

Ken Zarifis: President
Trasell Underwood: Vice President
Terri Garcia: Recording Secretary
Caroline Sweet: Treasurer

Classified Representatives

Thomas Clark: Burnet MS, ISS Monitor
Alex Dubon: Southeast Bus Terminal, Mechanic
R. Lynne Gage: Bedichek MS, Teaching Assistant
Valencia Johnson: Navarro HS, Teaching Assistant
Lisa Pannell: Saegert Transportation Center, Inventory Tech

Certified Representatives

Traci Dunlap: Maplewood ES, Teacher
Heather Merritt: Travis HS, Special Education Teacher
Karen Reyes: Linder ES, Special Education Teacher
Carmela Valdez: Perez ES, Teacher
Mario Pina: Paredes MS, Teacher (TSTA Region 11 President)

At-Large Representatives

Abby Burnham: Austin HS, Teacher
Linda Fleming: McBee ES, Special Education Teacher
Eleanor Harris: Eastside Memorial HS, Special Education Teacher
Maura Patricia Masters: Austin HS, Teacher
Roscoe McCormick: Kealing MS, Teacher