Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

The Royse City ISD Board of Trustees is comprised of seven board members who are elected by the general public to serve for overlapping terms of three years each. RCISD Board members are not compensated for their service on the board. Elections for board seats are conducted annually each May. Once elections are finalized the Board elects a president, vice-president and secretary for one-year terms.

School Board meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Monday night of each month, with the exception of days that conflict with school holidays.

Questions/comments can be directed to board trustee members at boardtrustee@rcisd.org Please include your name and contact information – The Board will not respond to Anonymous emails.

Board Members

Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with our Board Members. Information for each member is provided below.

Julie Stutts

Board President

Term Ends: 2019

Place 7 
Member since 2008
:: Conflict of Interest

Education: Graduate of Rockwall High School

Julie is a Household Engineer, Mother’s Day Out teacher at First Baptist Church of Royse City and tireless volunteer

Husband: Mark

Children: Sarah, Abby, and Lydia

Interesting Facts: Julie has won two trips to Hawaii from Live with Regis and Kelly’s Trivia Contest!  Julie has been called four times and continues to enter.

Scott Muckensturm

Vice President

Term Ends: 2018

Place 5
Member since 2013
:: Conflict of Interest

Education: BA in Economics from University of Dallas

Job: Brodnax Printing, Senior Sales Executive

Wife: Amberly

Children: Ashtan (Class of 2008) and Benten (Class of 2013)

 

Interesting Fact: Holds the INDIVIDUAL SEASON RECORD FREE THROWS MADE: 161 – Scott Muckensturm (1985-86) – University of Dallas (Irving)

A Founding Member and Director of the Royse City ISD Education Foundation.  Scott served as Foundation President for almost 4 years.

Christina Carrion

Board Secretary

Term Ends: 2020

Place 2

Member since 2014
:: Conflict of Interest

Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology from California State University @ Long Beach and Master of Science in Education, Specializing in Educational Technology from Walden University

Job: Customer Engagement and Program Manager at NEPRIS

Husband: Alfredo      

Children: Maggie and Ian

Interesting Fact: Christina was the first member of her family to graduate from a university and also to earn her Masters. She enjoys reading, camping with her family, and has a passion for lifelong learning. 

Mike Anderson

Trustee

Term Ends: 2018

Place 3
Member since 2015
 
 

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration Major in Marketing from East Texas State University/Texas A&M Commerce

Occupation: Project Manager for Xerox  Local Government Solutions Group

Spouse: LeeAnn 
Children: Blake, McKenna, Isabella, JuliAnna
Interesting Facts:  First family member to graduate with a business degree.  All other family members graduated with Education degrees.  Received a personal tour of the ESPN campus in Bristol, CT.  Implemented the first electronic real estate filing in the state of Delaware.

Eric Fort

Trustee

Term Ends: 2018

Place 4
Member since 2012
:: Conflict of Interest

Master of Public Administration 2001 (Arkansas State University)
Lead Paralegal, Federal Service Sector Employee for over 10 years

Wife: Monica Fort, General Manager of WPIC International

Children: Jewellen and Emaure

Interesting Facts: Eric is one of the founding members of AAMP-92 a non-profit in Arkadelphia, AR which was founded with the mission of providing sound positive leadership, by example. The organization’s basic tenants are: Manhood, Accountability, Inspiration, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift. AAMP-92 is an all-volunteer charitable organization that focuses on various multifunctional programs to help disadvantaged youths realize their dreams through mentoring and educational awareness. AAMP 92 was established to help promote education, mentorship and provide resources to deserving communities.

 

Bobby Summers

Trustee

Term Ends: 2020

Place 1
Member since 1996
:: Conflict of Interest

Graduate of Royse City High School, attended North Texas State University
Retirement & Financial Estate Planning – Advanced Financial

Wife: Debbie
3 sons and 6 grandchildren

Interesting Facts: A lifetime resident of Royse City, Bobby is the Bulldogs #1 fan.  Bob has written sports articles for Royse City football since 1969 and does the announcing for all Bulldog home football games.   Mr. Summers is currently the longest serving member on the board and previously served six year as board president.

Dr. Brian Zator

Trustee

Term Ends: 2019

Place 6
Member since 2013
:: Conflict of Interest

Bachelor of Music Education from Baylor University

Masters of Music Performance from the University of Michigan

Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of North Texas

Director of Percussion and Associate Professor of Music at Texas A&M University-Commerce

Wife: Trina

Children: Dylan and Haley

Interesting Fact: Brian spent 8 months in Japan studying and performing with marimba virtuoso, Keiko Abe. He is a member of the Percussive Arts Society Executive Committee, performed as a guest soloist in Carnegie Hall, and has performed and taught percussion on five continents – North and South America, Asia, Australia, and Europe.