Brown elected to TASB board

Ector County Independent School District board member Steve Brown has been elected by the Texas Association of School Boards to fill an interim position on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 18.
Brown said this term is up in July 2019 and then comes up for reelection. Three applied for the position and he was selected.
Lee Lentz, president of the Kermit ISD board, previously held the spot and is now president elect of the TASB Board of Directors, Brown said.
Brown is an Odessa native and has served 35 years in ECISD as a teacher and administrator. After retiring from the district in 2011, Brown ran for school board. He is currently in his second term as a trustee, a district newsletter said.
He has completed the Leadership TASB program and is a Master Trustee. Brown has been actively involved in education and community organizations, including the United Way of Odessa, West Texas Educators Credit Union, Texas Association of Secondary Principals, Greater Opportunities of the Permian Basin Head Start and Medical Center Hospital Advisory Board.
He received his doctorate in education administration, master of education in guidance and counseling, and bachelor’s in political science from Texas Tech University. He also earned a master of education in education administration from Sul Ross State University.
TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve local public school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.3 million students.