Duncanville ISD Senior Leadership Team
Dr. Marc Smith, Superintendent
The Superintendent serves as the school district's instructional leader and CEO, overseeing all district programs, operations, and administration.
Melissa Kates, Chief of Staff
Oversees provides operational assistance by managing special projects and leading key initiatives, resolving complex issues that require executive leadership. Serves as a key strategic planner and adviser to the Superintendent.
Dr. Eduardo Hernandez, Chief Academic Officer
Oversees school leadership and operations support for Acton, Alexander, Fairmeadows, Smith, Brandenburg, Hardin, Byrd, Reed and Summit and divisions including GT, RTI and state & federal programs.
Dr. Thurston Lamb, Chief of Schools
Oversees school leadership and operations support for Bilhartz, Central, Hastings, Hyman, Merrifield, Daniel, Kennemer, DHS, PACE and divisions including language acquisition, CTE and 504.
Samuel D. Nix, Chief of School
Oversees School Leadership, operation support for campuses, and Safety and Security.
Clint Harper, Atletic Director
Oversees all athletic departments in the district.
Kathleen Brown, Assistant Superintendent of Personnel
Oversees human resources operations, including Risk Management.
Mike Chrietzberg, Assistant Superintendent for Campus Support
Oversees support divisions including Student Services and Parent Relations, Safety and Security, Health Services, Professional Development and Accountability & Assessment.
Andrea Fields, Assistant Superintendent for Operations
Oversees all district operations including Maintenance & Custodial, Nutrition Services, Purchasing, Transportation, and Warehouse services.
Tiara Richard, Chief Communications Officer
Oversees the district's Communication and Public Relations efforts including the district website, print and digital publications, video production, social media, community relations, and media relations.
Chief Financial Officer
Oversees the district's budget and supervises Business Services, which includes Accounting, Payroll, and Benefits.
Chief Technology Officer
Oversees the development, deployment, innovation, and utilization of information technology, instructional technology, and network security to support all district schools and departments.