Midlothian Independent School District


Contact Information for Elected Officals

Matt Sanders - Board President


EMAIL  -  Place 4 - term expires May 2022  Meet Mr. Sanders

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

Carl Smith - Vice President

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EMAIL  -  Place 1 - term expires May 2021  

Occupation: Senior Vice President - Scarborough Medlin Insurance

Family Members: 

Educational background: 

Local or Civic Organizations: 

Heather Prather - Secretary

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EMAIL  -  Place 3 - term expires May 2021  Meet Mrs. Prather

Occupation: Retired accountant 

Family Members: Husband, Greg; daughter, Ashlyn Leigh (MHS); son, Hayden Leigh (Frank Seale Middle School); daughter, Mattie (LaRue Miller Elementary). 

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

Bobby Soto - Trustee

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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

Tami Tobey - Trustee

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EMAIL - Place 6 - term expires May 2020

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


Andrea Walton - Trustee

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EMAIL - Place 7 - term expires May 2020

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.