Election Day is May 4, 2019!
Early vote April 22 - 30, 2019!
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With a proven track record of service on EISD's Board of Trustees for almost two decades, Ellen gives stable, balanced leadership across a wide range of issues.
Ellen has been a parent, an empty nesting taxpayer and is now a grandparent in the Eanes community. She can see the whole K-12 picture. She has no bias, no agenda. Her broad perspective benefits all EISD children.
Ellen asks the tough questions and leaves no stone unturned in finding strategic and effective solutions for our schools.
Ellen Balthazar was first Elected to the Eanes ISD Board in 2001, Re-elected 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016; Elected Secretary 2004-2005; Elected Vice President 2005-2012; Elected Secretary 2015-16
Previous occupations: Executive Director, Any Baby Can Child & Family Resource Center; Marketing Executive, PepsiCo (Frito-Lay Division, International Restaurant Division) and Procter & Gamble.
Family: Husband, Jim; Children: Katie (WHS graduate 2001) and Matt (WHS graduate 2003); Grandchildren in Classes of 2029, 2031, 2034 and 2035 (currently at Forest Trail Elementary and EISD Child Development Center).
Education: B.S. and M.S., University of Georgia; Alpha Lambda Delta Graduate Fellowship, University of Texas
Years as resident of Eanes: 22
Involvement in EISD: Trustee Liaison to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Activities; Trustee Liaison to Eanes History Center; Trustee Liaison to Eanes Education Foundation Board; Trustee Coordinator for 2014 Superintendent Search, EISD Community Dialogue Planning Team; Co-president of WHS PTO (2000-01); 1999 EISD Strategic Plan Committee; 1998 WHS "Best Practices" Review Subcommittee Chair; Ninth Grade Center Partnering Team; District Leadership Team; EISD Safety Committee; Treasurer, Hill Country Middle School Cougar Club
Involvement in community: Co-facilitator of Eanes History Group; Westlake United Methodist Church, Chair of Adult Ministries Council, Co-Director of Vacation Bible School (3 years), Outreach Steering Committee; Goal One (School Readiness) Team Leader, E3 Alliance; Board Consultant, Children's Optimal Health Collaboration; Women's Storybook Project Volunteer
Acknowledgements: EANESpiration Educational Impact Award (2018); Warrior Award, University High School (2018); Halo Award, Habitat For Humanity (2005); The Bishop's Exemplar Award (Central Texas Conference, United Methodist Church, 2004)
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