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TARS Partners with the Texas Association of Mid-Size Schools for Legislative Conference.

TARS members will recieve a reduced rate when registereing for this conference.  This conference is very unique in that key legislators are presenters of 45-minute sessions on topics of interest to school superintendents.   Please go to the TAMS website to register for this confernece.  TAMS link

The Texas Association of Mid-size Schools
Annual Legislative Conference
December 6-7, 2018


TARS Planning Retreat

TARS Officers and Directors will meet on 8/3 and 8/4 in San Saba to plan for the future of TARS.  The Planning Retreat will begin on 8/3 at 4:00 pm and will adjourn at noon on 8/4.

Please contact on of the Officers or Regional Directors if you would like to provide input on the Legislative Agenda for the coming session or if you would like to provide ideas for the future direction of TARS.


Officer/Region Name School District Email
President Robert Dillard Littlefield ISD
President-Elect Todd Burleson Westbrook ISD
Vice-President Rebecca McCutchen Alpine ISD
Secretary Aaron Hood Robert Lee ISD
Treasurer Greg Gilbert Santo ISD
Region 1 Director Maria Chavez Santa Maria ISD
Region 2 Director Joe Lopez Taft ISD
Region 3 Director Jon Wunderlich Weimar ISD
Region 4 Director Greg Anderson Danbury ISD
Region 5 Director Jim Armstrong West Hardin County CISD
Region 6 Director Brad Jones Gause ISD
Region 7 Director Michael Gilbert White Oak ISD
Region 8 Director John Booth DeKalb ISD
Region 9 Director David Thweatt Harrold ISD
Region 10 Director James Sanders Scurry-Rosser ISD
Region 11 Director William Stokes Valley View ISD
Region 12 Director Christopher Heskett Covington ISD
Region 13 Director Tommy Hooker Thrall ISD
Region 14 Director Gary Speegle Comanche ISD
Region 15 Director Aaron Hood Robert Lee ISD
Region 16 Director Blair Brown Panhandle ISD
Region 17 Director Dane Kerns Smyer ISD
Region 18 Director Debbie Engle Valentine ISD
Region 19 & 20 Director Paula Renken Poth ISD


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Contact Information

Texas Association of Rural Schools
P.O. Box 503
San Saba, Texas 76877

Regular offices hours are from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm daily.

Phone: 325-372-8552
Mobile: 806-202-2764