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PEF Elects New Officers for the 2024-25 School Year

July 10, 2024

The Pflugerville Education Foundation (PEF) elected new officers for the 2024-25 school year at its last Board of Directors meeting, June 24, 2024.

• President: Staci Young
• VP of Operations: Garrett Martin
• VP of Finance: Karen Siles
• VP of Development: Candace Pruett
• VP of Programs & Golf Chair: Rodolfo Jimenez, Ph.D.
• VP Governance: Laura Light
• VP of Marketing: Gayla Whinery (returning)
• VP of Events: Monica Partida
• Member-at-Large: Selina Tovar
• Secretary: Gabriella Bermea (returning)

The Foundation also elected 2 new board members this year:

• Shayna Molinar, YMCA of Central Texas
• Franny Patek, Baylor Scott & White


The Foundation is truly grateful for the outgoing Board Members. They dedicated significant time and energy to help PEF’s past, present and future!

• Mary Kimmins, 6 years (2 terms)
• Jeremy Martorell, 6 years (2 terms)
• Charlie Torres, 5 years
• Jacob Rosales, 2 years

For more information on how to become a board member and nomination period please contact Linda Medina-Lopez, Executive Director at

About PEF:
The Pflugerville Education Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic organization comprised of businesses, community members and educational leaders who have volunteered to strengthen local educational opportunities.

The Foundation’s mission is to recognize student achievement and provide grants for innovative teaching methods and creative approaches that lead to improved student success. Its activities are supported entirely by donations from members of the community who have a desire to enhance local education for all students.

To learn more about the Foundation visit

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