Press Release

TCEA Announces 2021–22 Board of Directors

by Andrew Roush | Apr 1, 2021 | Press Release

Austin, Texas: TCEA is pleased to announce the members of its Board of Directors for 2021–22. The board comprises 26 professional educators who steer TCEA in accordance with the requirements of the organization’s members and the day-to-day realities that educators face. These volunteer leaders are active advocates for technology, contributing their time and expertise to ensure members have the support they need to be successful.

TCEA Board of Directors, 2021–22

Name Position
Brian Grenier President
Dr. Ronnie Gonzalez Vice President
Luann Hughes Past President
Mindi Vandagriff Convention Chair
Randy Rogers Members Services Chair
Dr. Brian Brown Finance and Records Chair
Dr. Cynthia L. Peña Area 1 Director
Rachel Medrano Area 2 Director
Sheryl Roehl Area 3 Director
Tonia Meadows Area 4 Director
Mark Simmons Area 5 Director
Brenda McDonald Area 6 Director
Brad Stewart Area 7 Director
John Bimmerle Area 8 Director
Don Sewell Area 9 Director
Vacant; will be appointed soon Area 10 Director
Elaine Plybon Area 11 Director
Kari Espin Area 12 Director
Cori Coburn-Shiflett Area 13 Director
Shawn Schlueter Area 14 Director
Sherry Hall Area 15 Director
Tammy McLain Area 16 Director
Bill Landis Area 17 Director
Mark Patrick Area 18 Director
Crystal Fuentes Area 19 Director
Jeannine Freeman Area 20 Director

“TCEA’s volunteer leadership represents some of the most engaged educators around, and their work has proven even more vital during a time defined by change” says TCEA Executive Director Lori Gracey. “We’re thrilled to welcome returning board members, as well as our new members, and we’re excited to create the future of our organization together.”

Membership is divided into areas that correspond to the 20 Education Service Centers in Texas. The full board is made up of one representative from each of the 20 areas and seven directors elected to the executive committee.

TCEA ( is a nonprofit, member-based organization that has supported the use of technology in education since 1980. Our primary focus is on integrating technology into the PreK–16 environment and providing our members with cutting-edge knowledge and resources through conferences, workshops, online and print publications, and collaborations with higher education and business.