Lago Vista ISD Education Foundation

Make a difference today for a better tomorrow.

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization started in 1999 to enhance education in the Lago Vista Independent School District.

The LVISDEF works with the community to enrich, maintain and expand programs in order to meet the district's stated mission of excellence. We foster creative approaches to education through private grants as well as student achievement through PSAT costs for 9th and 10th grade exams.

Our Bylaws can be found here.
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  •  11/29/2022 12:00 AM
  • Online Event

Help us join the National Giving Tuesday Campaign to secure donations from our community! Our goal is to raise money for teacher grants and PSAT tests. Every dollar given up to $10,250 will be matched by a friend of the foundation!

  •  2/12/2023 12:00 AM
  • Location: To Be Announced

Help us mobilize and sell raffle tickets for a chance to win one of three chef prepared dinners for Super Bowl Sunday.

Join our organization today!

Board Members Needed- Do you have what it takes to be a board member?
We're looking for community members willing to give a two-year commitment and have 
  • Dedication to improving the ISD and community
  • Ability to lead and positively influence others
  • Demonstrate impartiality and candor
  • Knowledge or previous experience on a board
  • Demonstrate discretion and confidentiality when needed 
  • Passion for improving education in Lago Vista ISD

Committee Volunteer Needs
Membership- help recruit, manage and mobilize volunteers for the Education Foundation. Activities include advertising awareness, running membership drives and filling volunteer needs.

Fundraising - help define, organize and drive fundraising activities for the Education Foundation. Past activities have included letter campaigns, Souper Bowl Spread Raffle and Steak in Education dinner. Help us build and manage a portfolio of activities to obtain the funds needed for our educators.

Social Media/Marketing - help define, create and execute social media campaigns to support the initiatives of the Education Foundation. Build and manage our online presence.

Fund Distribution - help identify, grant and celebrate the disbursement of funds to the education professionals at Lago Vista ISD.
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The board is comprised of three permanent representatives of the District and four to seventeen elected members of the community. The elected Board members serve two year staggered terms with elections every November. Following the annual election, the Board chooses officers to serve one-year terms

Regular meetings of the Board are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm either via Zoom or location TBD.  Occasionally, circumstances necessitate a change in date or time.


Representatives

Greg ZaleskyBoard Of Trustees
*NeededParent Representative
Darren WebbSuperintendent


Elected Members

Tami CarltonPresident
Sara Jane Cantwell Vice President
Judy LawrenceFundraising Chair
Linda McCulloughFund Disbursement Chair
Laura Spiers
Judy Eagle
Phyllis Jordan

LVISD Education Foundation Inner Circle


Laura & Jose AlcortaSandra GilchristPatricia & Theodore Rosen
Barbara & Jack AlfordJacklyn & Floyd GoodwinDorothy & Thomas Rugel
Barbara & Jack AlfordAdrienne & Stormy JohnsonCheryl Smith
Anita BurkeJames LintonGeneva & Mark Tassin
Matt & Tami CarltonSusan Nilsson-WeiskottGlynda & Joe Wolverton
City of Lago VistaAnne & Greg OchoaHelen & Milton Wright
Deborah & Michael DenehyMerilea & Norman Pannell
Berniece & Tom DonnellanLindi & Jim Pollok
Michael FoskeyPaul Roberts
Kim Gentry



Donations may be made by check, PayPal, or use of a credit card when you see us at events.



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Mail your check payable to: LVISD, PO Box 4805, Lago Vista, TX 78645

All donations are tax deductible. If you wish to make a donation restricted for a specific purpose, please contact us.

  • PO Box 4085, Lago Vista, TX 78645

Have any questions or concerns? Let us know!