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Bev Smith, President
Bev is the Secondary Social Studies Specialist for the Lovejoy Independent School District
Tina Melcher, President-Elect
Tina is the Social Studies Coordinator with the Round Rock Independent School District.
Susan Locklear, Past President
Susan teaches 6th grade World Cultures and a Holocaust/Genocide elective course at Park View Intermediate in Pasadena ISD.
Erika Lowery, Vice President
Erika teaches 9th grade AP Human Geography and World Geography courses at Lewisville High School- Harmon for the Lewisville ISD.
Dr. Ned Moss, Treasurer
Ned is the retired Director of Advanced Studies for the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District and an active G/T consultant.
Amy Pokorney, Parliamentarian
Amy is the Social Studies Facilitator for the Leander Independent School District.
Chad Taylor, Recording Secretary
Chad Taylor is a full time classroom educator teaching World History at Marcus High school, in the Lewisville ISD.
Amy Thibaut, Executive Secretary
Amy recently retired as the Director of Social Studies for the Spring Branch ISD, and is currently a field supervisor for Lone Star College and an educational consultant with Thibaut Consulting.
Linda Massey, Director of Membership
Linda retired from teaching AP U.S. History at Seagoville High School in Dallas.
Dr. Linda Black, Director of Publications
Linda is an assistant professor in the Secondary Education Department at Stephen F. Austin State University.
Betty Barringer, Curriculum Liaison
Betty teaches 7th grade Texas Studies at the William B. Travis Academy for the Academically Talented & Gifted in Dallas.
Allen Reding, Director of Media and Technology
Allen teaches Economics and AP Macroeconomics at Clear Falls High School in the Clear Creek Independent School.
Marci Smith-Deal, TSSSA President
Marci is the Social Studies Coordinator for the H-E-B Independent School District.