Education Foundation elects new officers for its board

July 12, 2018

Michel Hudson The Pflugerville Education Foundation on June 25 elected new officers for the 2018-19 school year.

Michel Hudson, owner/founder of 501(c)onsulting, will serve as PEF president. Other officers include:

  • Vice President of Development: Rebecca Elizondo, senior director, Any Baby Can
  • Vice President of Finance: Kelly Daniel, senior manager, Kleinfelder, Inc.
  • Vice President of Marketing: Kat Pitman, Technology Solutions director, CEEAS
  • Vice President of Programs: Eric Bowles, assistant director, UT-Austin UTeach-Liberal Arts
  • Secretary: Ana Duarte, branch manager, A+ Federal Credit Union in Pflugerville
  • Member at Large Ken D’Alfonso, retired U.S. Air Force and PCDC board member
  • Pflugerville ISD Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Doug Killian
  • Foundation Executive Director: Allison Kane

“This year’s Foundation Board of Directors consists of a diverse group of parents, educators, administrators, elected officials, community members and local business leaders ready to serve Pflugerville ISD,” Kane said. “Each board member new and current brings a unique set of skills to help PEF fulfill its mission.”

The Foundation also elected seven new board members:

  • Dr. Ghada Abdallah: optometrist, mEYE Vision Care
  • Gayle Heath: CEO, Alliance Transportation Group, Inc.
  • Jason Kemp: owner, Growler Bar
  • Jeremy Martorell: Pflugerville ISD Extended Day program manager
  • Jodi Leckbee Chan: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching executive director of Training
  • Mary Kimmins: PfISD board Trustee and LCM Consulting partner
  • Ty Weitzel: general manager, Typhoon Texas 

The new Foundation board officers will each serve a one-year term, from July 1 to June 30, 2019. Board members may serve as many as two terms, each for a three-year period. The PEF board meets monthly on the fourth Monday of each month.

The Pflugerville Education Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic organization comprised of businesspeople, community members and educational leaders working together to strengthen local educational opportunities.

The Foundation’s principal focus is to recognize student achievement and provide grants for innovative teaching methods and creative approaches that lead to improved student success. Its activities are supported entirely by donations from the area community.

For more information about the Foundation and its activities, visit or contact the Foundation office at 512-594-0375.