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LEADERSHIP

Dr. David Vroonland
Superintendent

Dr. David Vroonland officially assumed his position as superintendent of Mesquite ISD on July 1, 2015.  An educator for 29 years, Vroonland began his education career in 1986 as a teacher and coach in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD. In 1991 he accepted a similar position at DuVal High School in Lanham, Md., followed by two and half years as a coach and teacher in Akishima, Japan. In 1995, Vroonland returned to Texas to teach and coach at McNeil Junior High School in Wichita Falls ISD.

His administrative experience began in 1999 in Wichita Falls when he became an assistant principal at Zundy Junior High; he later became principal at Barwise Junior High. Vroonland moved to Allen High School in Allen ISD as house principal in 2003. He opened Ereckson Middle School in Allen as principal in 2004 before assuming the role of assistant superintendent of administrative services in Allen ISD in 2006. Most recently, Vroonland served as superintendent of Frenship ISD, which is located on the southwestern side of Lubbock County.  He has served in that role since July of 2009.

Vroonland and his wife, Joy, have two sons; their youngest son is a junior in high school.

Vroonland earned his bachelor’s degree from Centenary College of Louisiana, his master’s from Midwestern State University and his doctorate from the University of North Texas.
 

Beth Nicholas
Deputy Superintendent

Areas of Oversight:

Leadership Development
Campus Administration
Assessment
Special Education
Summer Academic Programs
ESL/Bilingual Programs
RTI
Grants
Section 504
Staffing/Managing Growth
Class Size Waivers
Library Processing
PTA Liaison


Dr. Karyn Cummings
Assistant Superintendent, Administrative Services

Areas of Oversight:

Policy Development/Regulations
Legal Compliance
Grievances
School Resource Officers
Alternative Discipline Programs
Student Code of Conduct
Student Handbook
Graduation
Crisis Preparedness
Drill Team/Cheerleaders
Clubs and Organizations
Guidance Counseling
Behavior Specialists
Elections
Food Service
Attendance/Truancy
JROTC
Textbooks/IMA
Safety and Security
Transportation
Health Services
Compensatory Services
Fire Safety Report
Enrollment
Transfers
Pregnancy Related Services

Kathryn Bohling
Assistant Superintendent, Business Services

Areas of Oversight:

Financial Planning
Business Department
Purchasing
Operations/Warehouse
Construction
Facilities
Risk Management
Custodial

Lanny Frasier
Assistant Superintendent, Personnel Services

Areas of Oversight:

Personnel Services
Staff Development
Benefits
Employee Health Clinic
Salaries

Dr. Treva Franklin
Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services

Areas of Oversight:

Curriculum
Pre-Kindergarten
Acceleration Testing
Federal Title Programs
Secondary Registration
Academics/School Records
Advanced Academics
Student Success Initiative
AVID
Career & Technical Education
Fine Arts
Dyslexia

Dr. Denise Kutch
Assistant Superintendent, Planning and Innovation

Areas of Oversight:

Communications
Community Education
Information Systems
Data Management
Technology Services
Instructional Technology