Board Members

Castleberry Independent School District
Board of Education

David Holder, Board 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.

508 Club Oak, Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Term: First elected 2001; Term expires 2022

Kenneth Romo, Board Vice 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.

 4601 Custer Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Term: First elected 2009; Term expires 2023

Mary Lou Martinez, Board Secretary

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.

 4900 Terrace Trail, Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Term: First elected 2004; Term expires 2022

Doug Lee, Board Member

Professional photograph of Doug Lee, School Board Member

Mr. Lee has served on the Castleberry Board of Education since 1997. Mr. Lee works as an Information Technology manager. Mr. Lee and his wife Angela have two children, who are both CISD graduates. Mr. Lee is a proud 1974 graduate of Castleberry ISD. Mr. Lee previously served on the CISD DEIC committee and also on the original CISD strategic planning committee in the mid-1990s. Mr. Lee serves as a deacon at his church and is an avid sports fan and outdoors enthusiast

 5536 Red Cardinal, Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Term: First elected 1997; Term expires 2021

Cathy Gatica, Board Member

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.

4925 Terrace Trail, Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Term: First elected 2013; Term expires 2022

Dewey Taliaferro, Board Member

portrait photo of Dewey Taliaferro, School Board MemberMr. Taliaferro began serving on the Castleberry Board Education in 2015. Dewey works for a concrete cutting company. Mr. Taliaferro and his wife Melisa have a son, CHS class of 2016 and a daughter CHS class of 2020. Dewey has been an longtime participant in Castleberry schools, committees, and booster clubs. Dewey is a 1986 Graduate of Castleberry High School.

905 Merritt, Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Term: First elected 2015; Term expires 2021

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. 

4820 Red Oak, Fort Worth, Texas 76114
817-252-2004
Term: First elected 2020; Term expires 2023