Midlothian Independent School District


Contact Information for Elected Officals

Gary Vineyard - President

EMAIL  -  Place 2 - term began May 2021 and expires May 2024   

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


Andrea Walton - Vice-President

EMAIL - Place 7 - term began November 2020 and 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, Relay for Life, Friends of Midlothian FFA, Ellis County Child Advocacy Board Member,  Band Booster, Tennis Booster, our church family at First Baptist Church. Mrs. Walton recently completed Leadership TASB, a rigorous, year long leadership education program for Trustees across the state, and earned the designation Master Trustee. 

Matt Sanders - Secretary

EMAIL  -  Place 4 - term began May 2019 and 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

Bobby Soto - Trustee

EMAIL - Place 5 - term began May 2019 and 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

Tami Tobey - Trustee

EMAIL Place 6 - term began November 2020 and 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

Eduardo Gonzalez - Trustee

EMAIL  -  Place 3 - term began May 2021 and expires May 2024

Occupation: Educator

Family Members: Wife, Cynthia González; children, Eduardo, Leila, & Lucas

Educational Background: United High School, Texas A&M International University, Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies, Dallas Baptist University, Master’s in Educational Leadership

Local/Civic Organizations: Active church member Trinity Church, Cedar Hill, TX

Richard Pena - Trustee

EMAIL  -  Place 1 - term began May 2021 and expires May 2024

Occupation: Realtor, retired from the Midlothian PD and as an MISD School Resource Officer

Family Members: Married with five children

Educational Background: Attended Navarro College

Local/Civic Organizations: Sits on the Veterans Board in Midlothian