Single-Member District 4: Penny Smith, President
Mrs. Smith and her husband, Dee, have been married for 26 years and have two daughters, Katie, currently attending Texas A&M University after graduating from Floresville, and Emily, who currently attends Floresville High School. Mrs. Smith works as a church office manager.
Why Mrs. Smith Serves as a Trustee:
"I strongly believe children are our greatest blessings and assets. They need and deserve a safe learning environment to prepare them for their eventual path in life. I want to be the most effective possible advocate for our community's educational vision and values."
Member of the FISD Growth and Planning Committee
Officer for the Wilson County Soccer League
Member of the Mighty Tiger Band Booster Club
Member of the First Baptist Church Floresville
Single-Member District 1: Bill Meuth, Vice President
Bill and his wife, Stacy, are the owners of BRM Trucking & Construction, Rockin M Show Supply and Meuth Cattle Co. They have two children, Payton Rebecca and Bradley Ryan, who both attend FISD schools. Bill is a graduate of Floresville High School.
Why Mr. Meuth serves as a Trustee: "I believe high expectations and quality instruction can increase achievement for ALL children. My goal is to provide all children with a quality education in a safe environment that is staffed with the best professional support possible. I strive to ensure all decisions are based on a vision for ALL students."
Community involvement: President of the Floresville FFA Booster Club, Member Floresville Athletic Booster Club, Adult Advisor of Texas Junior Simmental Simbrah Association, Member of Floresville United Methodist Church and Member of Cowboy Fellowship
Single-Member District 3: Rachel Peña, Secretary
Rachel, her husband, Rene, and their son, Rene Angel, are life-long residents of Floresville and graduates of Floresville High School. Rachel is retired from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch. She holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Wayland Baptist University. Her husband, Rene, is Chief General Counsel at Axon Global. They are the proud grandparents of Cassidey and Madison Peña.
Why Mrs. Peña serves as a Trustee: "I am a product and an advocate of the public school system. I recognize that we are the guardians of our children and their future. I am committed to making sure that our school district offers a quality education to all students and that it provides a safe and challenging learning environment. The public school system creates a level playing field where all students can realize their true potential"
Floresville Education Foundation
Wilson County Leadership Advisory Board
Member & pianist of "El Mesias" United Methodist Church, Floresville
Single-Member District 7: Heath A. Orth, Treasurer
Heath and his wife, Kelly, are the owners of HAO Trucking and Construction. They have two children, Kaydence and Halle, who both attend Floresville schools. Kelly is employed by FISD as the District PEIMS Coordinator. Heath is a proud graduate of Floresville High School.
Why Mr. Orth Serves as a Trustee:
“Serving as a Trustee gives me the opportunity to serve the students of FISD, ensuring that they have the safe and positive learning environment and the best educational opportunities to provide for a promising future.”
Member of the First Lutheran Church, Floresville
First Lutheran Church Mutual Ministry Committee
Life Member S.A.L.E.
Member of the FFA Boosters
Member of the Kash for Kids Committee
Single-Member District 2: Ryan Bippert, President
Mr. Bippert is a lifelong resident of Floresville. He is a proud graduate of Floresville High School and currently works as a lieutenant in the San Antonio Fire Department. He is married to Laura Bippert, an educator with FISD. They have three children, who all attend or have graduated from Floresville High School. Kyndal attends The University of Texas at Austin, and aspires to become a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Kyle is an engineering major Texas A&M University. Kolten attends Floresville High School and is an active member of the Mighty Tiger Band. Mr. Bippert considers it an honor to serve as a Trustee on the Board.
Why Mr. Bippert serves as a Trustee: "I serve on the Floresville ISD Board of Trustees to make a positive impact on the community and school district. My intentions are to ensure that all students are provided a quality education in a safe and positive learning environment."
Community involvement: Mr. Bippert is actively involved in supporting the youth of Wilson County through the following:
Member of Floresville FFA Booster Club
Wilson County Livestock Show Volunteer
“Ya’ll Come Back” Fall Classic Prospect Show Board of Directors
San Antonio Livestock Show committee member
Past Floresville Wildcats football coach
Active member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Single-Member District 5: Jason Svoboda, Member
Single-Member District 6: Angela Morales-Turner
Angela was born and raised in Floresville, and attended FISD from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. After graduating from FHS, she attended the University of the Incarnate Word and earned both a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Education. She has served in Public Education for 20 years. Angela and her husband, Jason, have two daughters, Cora and Chloe, who attend Floresville North Elementary. Angela currently serves in the role of district Instructional Technology Coordinator at La Vernia ISD.
Why Mrs. Turner serves as a Trustee:
Public Education is the heart of a community. Teaching and learning has evolved, and we must provide our students with the skills to be successful and competitive in a global society. My goal is to bring the lens of the learner, teacher, parent, and community member when we are making decisions that will create safe and innovative learning environments for all FISD students.
Member of the FNES PTA, Member of the Floresville Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Former member of the Floresville Education Foundation, parent volunteer for community sports.
Professional Memberships ISTE, TCEA, ASCD, NSTA and ATPE