Board Members

Castleberry Independent School District
Board of Education

Kenneth Romo, Board President

portrait photo of Kenneth Romo, School Board Vice PresidentMr. Romo has served on the Castleberry Board of Education since 2009. Mr. Romo is employed by Fed Ex Supply Chain as a Program Manager. Kenneth and his wife Faviola have three children, all three CISD graduates and one granddaughter who currently attends CISD. Mr. Romo is a 1987 graduate of Castleberry High School.

 5228 Ohio Garden Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Place 1     Term: First elected 2009; Term expires 2023

David Holder, Board Vice President

portrait photo of David Holder, School Board PresidentMr. Holder was elected to the CISD Board of Education in 2001. Originally from Tennessee, Holder is the senior pulpit minister for Castleberry Church of Christ in River Oaks, Texas. He also edits and writes Bible study curriculum for both adults and children, and with his wife Susan owns and operates a small publishing business. Mr. and Mrs. Holder have 3 children, all CISD graduates.

5228 Ohio Garden Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Place 7     Term: First elected 2001; Term expires 2022

Cathy Gatica, Board Secretary

Professional photograph of Cathy Gatica, School Board MemberMrs. Gatica was elected to the Castleberry Board of Education in 2013. Cathy Gatica is employed by TTI, Inc. as a Customer Contracts Administrator. Mrs. Gatica and her husband Mark have three sons who are CISD graduates. Attends the OneFaith Church and currently serves on the Praise team. Cathy holds her Bachelor of Science from Texas Wesleyan University and an MBA from Kaplan University.

5228 Ohio Garden Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Place 6     Term: First elected 2013; Term expires 2022

Mary Lou Martinez, Board Member

portrait photo of Mary Lou Martinez, School Board SecretaryMrs. Martinez has served on the Castleberry Board of Education since 2004. Mrs. Martinez and her husband Tony have three sons, all CISD graduates. They have a daughter in-law and 2 grandchildren. One grandchild is currently attending Castleberry Elementary. She is employed by North Texas Area CHC's, Inc. as an Outreach and Enrollment Specialist. She is responsible for helping clients successfully navigate state benefit & Federal programs available: CHIP, Medicaid, SNAP, TANF & Healthcare Marketplace Insurance. Mrs. Martinez is a certified community health worker and site coordinator for their monthly mobile food pantry. Mrs. Martinez is a member of the Castleberry Student Health Advisory, Hispanic Wellness Coalition, JPS Health Joint Counsel and the Nuestro Kimbell. Her former affiliations include Leadership Team of North Beverly Hills Neighborhood association, Fort Worth League of Neighborhoods, Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas, Education Committee and Castleberry Education Foundation.

 5228 Ohio Garden Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76114
 817-252-2004
Place 5     Term: First elected 2004; Term expires 2022

Tracy Gallman, Board Member

portrait photo of Tracy GallmanMrs. Gallman began serving on the Castleberry Board of Education in 2020. Mrs. Gallman graduated from Paschal High School. Mrs. Gallman and her husband Brad have three children, all three CISD graduates. Tracy, is a life-long learner, interior decorator, believer, blogger, wife, mom, grand-mommy, aunt, sister, neighbor, and friend. 

5228 Ohio Garden Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Place 2     Term: First elected 2020; Term expires 2023

Linda Aguillón, Board Member

Portrait photo of Linda Aguillon

Ms. Linda Ramos Aguillón is a newly elected member of the Castleberry ISD Board of Education. Ms. Aguillón has two children, both CISD graduates and a granddaughter, who currently attends A.V. Cato Elementary. Ms. Aguillón has dedicated the last 23 years to making a positive impact in the field of education, building academic capacity for all students, supporting families, mentoring teachers, and welcoming the challenges of leadership as opportunities to impact lives and student outcomes. She currently serves as the Director of Academic Design for American Reading Company’s Texas region. During her career, she spent 5 years serving the students, teachers, and families of CISD as a second-grade teacher and Dual Language Instructional Coach. Linda has a bachelor’s degree in Bilingual Education from Texas Wesleyan University and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a Literacy emphasis from The University of Texas in Arlington.

5228 Ohio Garden Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Place 4     Term: First elected 2021; Term expires 2024

Ariela Martinez, Board Member

portrait of Ariela MartinezAriela Martinez is a newly elected member of the Castleberry ISD Board of Education. She is a Fort Worth native, military wife, and education advocate. Fundamentally, Ariela is an educator who comes from a counseling and leadership background. She currently serves on the higher education side as an admission counselor and college access professional. She also serves on various local and national scholarship boards and is an instructor at TCU. There’s no doubt about it – Ariela is a young, informed, and intentional leader. Ariela earned her Associate degree from Tarrant County College (TCC) and her B.S. and M.Ed. degrees from Texas Christian University where she is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Ariela is grateful for all of the educators, mentors, and family and friends who have poured into her and shaped her into the leader she is today. In her free time, Ariela loves to spend time with her incredibly supportive husband and her loving family and friends, enjoying all the bliss in life.

5228 Ohio Garden Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Place 3     Term: First elected 2021; Term expires 2024