Midlothian Independent School District


Meet the Board

Matt Sanders - President


EMAIL  -  Place 4 - term expires May 2022

Occupation: Sales Manager, National Gypsum Company

Family Members: Wife Leah; son Dawson; and daughter Maddie

Educational Background: BS degree Texas Tech University

Local or Civic Organizations: Audio/Visual Director, First United Methodist Church Midlothian and Board Member, Construction Specifications Institute; Ft. Worth Chapter


Andrea Walton - Vice-President

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EMAIL - Place 7 - term expires May 2023

Occupation: Agent with State Farm Insurance (1994- present), Veteran, BM2 United State Coast Guard (1992-2000)

Family Members: Husband, Nick; daughters - Aubrey, Aryn and son - Thomas

Educational Background: Graduate of Keller High School ‘90; Political Science & Business from Texas A&M (class of ’94 whoop!)  INS, AIC, CPCU

Local or Civic Organizations: Theatre Booster, MISD Hall of Honor, Midlothian Chamber, JR Irvin PTO, FSMS PTO, Ovilla Service League, Rotary, Volleyball Booster, Soccer Booster, RISE, Relay for Life, Friends of Midlothian FFA, Rowdy Runner, Ellis County Child Advocacy Board Member, Band Booster, Tennis Booster, our church family at First Baptist Church.

Bobby Soto - Secretary

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EMAIL - Place 5 - term expires May 2022  

Occupation:   Assistant Vice President for Advancement at Dallas Baptist University

Family Members:  Wife, Kim; Daughter, Brenley; Son, Tyler 

Educational Background:  BA ('03) & MA ('05) - Dallas Baptist University

Local/Civic Organizations: MISD Growth Management Committee, First Baptist Church Midlothian

Heather Prather - Trustee

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EMAIL  -  Place 3 - term expires May 2021

Occupation: Retired accountant 

Family Members: Husband, Greg; daughter, Ashlyn Leigh; son, Hayden Leigh; daughter, Mattie.

Educational Background: 1987 graduate of MHS; BBA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University (1994) 

Local/Civic Organizations: Treasurer on LaRue Miller PTO Board (2013-15)

Gary Vineyard - Trustee

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EMAIL  -  Place 2 - term expires May 2021   

Occupation: President - Vineyard Marketing Solutions

Family Members: Wife Amy, Children: Branden, Christian, Shaina, Laura, Lindsey, Koty

Educational Background: Midlothian High School, AAS - Navarro College

Local or Civic Organizations: Midlothian Lions Club; Midlothian High School PTO; Midlothian Development Authority-board member

Tami Tobey - Trustee

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EMAIL - Place 6 - term expires May 2023

Occupation: Office Manager, Tim Tobey State Farm Insurance; Owner, E.T. Tobey Company, LLC

Family Members: Husband, Tim; sons, Tyler, Tanner, Trevor & Taylor

Educational Background: Waco Midway High School & BBA Finance Baylor University

Local or Civic Organizations: MHS Basketball Booster Club, FSMS PTO, Midlothian Education Foundation

Carl Smith - President (Nov. 16, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020)

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NOTE:  Mr. Smith passed away on Dec. 20th after a brief illness. 

Place 1 - term expires May 2021  

Occupation: Senior Vice President - Scarborough Medlin Insurance
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