QISD School Board, Agendas & Elections

Quanah ISD Board Members

Position # 3
President - Matt Thompson

matt.thompson@qisd.net
term begin date: 5/11/2018
term end date: 5/11/2021

Position # 6
Vice President - Seth Manney

seth.manney@qisd.net
term begin date: 5/10/2019
term end date: 5/10/2022

Position # 7
Secretary - Fara Garza

fara.garza@qisd.net
term begin date: 5/10/2019
term end date: 5/10/2022

Position # 1
Toby Wilson

toby.wilson@qisd.net
term begin date: 5/15/2020
term end date: 5/15/2023

Position # 2
Terry Day

terry.day@qisd.net
term begin date: 5/15/2020
term end date: 5/15/2023


Position # 4
Kade Risinger

kade.risinger@qisd.net
term begin date: 5/11/2018
term end date: 5/11/2021

Position # 5
Brian Knox

brian.knox@qisd.net
term begin date: 5/10/19
term end date: 5/10/2022

School Board Election

May 1, 2021 Election

Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot

Application for Place on the QISD General Election Ballot

Declaration of Write-in Candidacy for City, School, or other Political Subdivisions

Texas Election Code


Eligibility: An individual is eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board if the individual:

  • is a United States citizen;

  • is 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;

  • has not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

  • has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;

  • has resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:

        • for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate’s application for a place on the ballot;

        • for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate’s name is written in; or

        • for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;

  • is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and

  • satisfies any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.

Tex. Elec. Code § 141.001.


The Texas Education Code imposes additional requirements:

  • To be elected to a school board, an individual must be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older, a U.S citizen, a Texas resident, a registered voter, not determined to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated by an appropriate court, and not finally convicted of a felony. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.061; Tex. Elec. Code § 11.002.

  • A person is ineligible to serve on a school board if the person has been convicted of a felony or an offense under Texas Penal Code section 43.02(b) regarding prostitution. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066.

Eligibility Requirement of candidate: Residence 1 year in Texas, 6 months in school district, 18 years of age, must be a registered voter in territory elected prior to filing deadline.

In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination, Quanah ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, or disability in providing education services, activities and programs, including CTE programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended: Tile IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, which incorporates and expands upon the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.