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Board of Trustees

Hillsboro ISD board members are elected to establish the policies that support the district’s mission and vision. They oversee the management of the school district and ensure financial accountability. With every decision, the school board keeps HISD’s mission, vision and strategic plan in mind – ensuring students are life ready, career ready and college ready by the time they graduate.

The members of the Hillsboro ISD school board are:

Mr. Gerardo "Jerry" Carbajal

Mrs. Stephanie Johnson

Mr. Guadalupe "Lupe" Mancha

Mr. John Sawyer

Mr. Michael Peavy

Dr. Christopher Teague

Ms. Brooke Thompson

 

 

Hillsboro ISD Board of Trustees
Hillsboro ISD is governed by seven elected individuals who review and approve budget and other policies to ensure adherence to all state educational standards and regulations.
The Board of Trustees holds its regular monthly meeting on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Board Room located at the HISD Administration Office.

 

 

Mr. Gerardo "Jerry" Carbajal

Mr. Gerardo "Jerry" Carbajal

Vice President (2023-2026 term)

Gerardo.Carbajal@hillsboroisd.org


 

 

Stephanie Johnson

Mrs. Stephanie Johnson

Trustee (2022-2025 term)

Stephanie.Johnson@hillsboroisd.org


 

Mr. Guadalupe "Lupe" Mancha

Mr. Guadalupe "Lupe" Mancha

Trustee (2023-2026 term)

Guadalupe.Mancha@hillsboroisd.org


 

John Sawyer

Mr. John Sawyer

Secretary (2022-2025 term)

John.Sawyer@hillsboroisd.org


 

 
Michael Peavy

Mr. Michael Peavy

Trustee (2023-2024 term)

michael.peavy@hillsboroisd.org 


 

Dr. Christopher Teague

Dr. Christopher Teague

President (2021-2024 term) 

Christopher.Teague@hillsboroisd.org


 

Brooke Thompson

Ms. Brooke Thompson

Trustee (2022-2025 term)

Brooke.Thompson@hillsboroisd.org

 

 

Mr. Gerardo "Jerry" Carbajal

Place 2

Gerardo "Jerry" Carbajal not only serves as vice president of  the school board but is also Director of Hillsboro Boys and Girls Club.  In 1998 he received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin and in 2004 he received his master's degree in Health Care Administration from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.  He is very active in the community and is  involved in the future of Hillsboro ISD.  He and his wife, Irene, have three children who attend school in the district.


 

Mrs. Stephanie Johnson

At-Large

Stephanie Johnson is an attorney at Martin, Showers, Smith & McDonald Law Firm in Hillsboro.  She is a 1993 graduate of Hillsboro High School.  She continued her education at Baylor University where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and then graduated from Baylor University School of Law in 1999.  She and her husband, Scott, have two children.

 


 

Mr. Guadalupe "Lupe" Mancha

Vice President,  Place 4  

Born and educated in Mexico, Lupe Mancha came to the United States in 1985 and became an official citizen in 1993. He is a local professional who owns his own building construction company, LM Enterprises. Mr. Mancha was elected to the HISD School Board in 2001 and supports innovative educational strategies that move the district forward academically. He and his wife, Linda, have two sons who graduated from the district.


 

Mr. John Sawyer

Secretary, Place 5 

John Sawyer is a fourth generation Hill County farmer.  He is a graduate of Hillsboro High School and Texas A&M University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Agriculture. Sawyer began his service on the HISD School Board in 2010 and wants to do whatever he can to ensure students are receiving the best possible education. He and his wife, Natasha, have two children who have graduated from the district.


 

 

Mr. Michael Peavy

Place 1 

Michael Peavy is the owner of Schulze Insurance Agency in Malone, Texas. He grew up in Maypearl, Texas. He has been a member of the Hillsboro Community since 2013. Mr. Peavy has three children that attend Hillsboro ISD and his wife, Amy Peavy, is a teacher at Hillsboro Elementary School. Additionally, he is a veteran of the United States Army.

 


 

 

Dr. Christopher Teague

President, At-Large

Dr. Christopher Teague is a physician at Providence Family Health Clinic-Hillsboro and has served on the HISD Board since 2003. He was born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, and spent his later school years in Houston. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1993. Dr. Teague is proud of the progress that HISD has made and is committed to continued advancement in student achievement. 


 

 

Ms. Brooke Thompson

Place 3 

Brooke Thompson is a Quality Assurance Specialist with the Health & Human Service Commission. Outside of college, Thompson has lived in Hillsboro her entire life and is excited to be a part of the community.