Eanes ISD welcomes new board members, approves new board president

Trustees Laura Clark, left, and Kim McMath officially joined the Eanes ISD board of trustees Nov. 17. (Courtesy Eanes ISD)
Trustees Laura Clark, left, and Kim McMath officially joined the Eanes ISD board of trustees Nov. 17. (Courtesy Eanes ISD)

Trustees Laura Clark, left, and Kim McMath officially joined the Eanes ISD board of trustees Nov. 17. (Courtesy Eanes ISD)

Two new members officially joined the Eanes ISD board of trustees during a Nov. 17 board meeting.

New trustees Kim McMath, Place 1, and Laura Clark, Place 3, completed their oaths of office following the canvassing of the Nov. 3 election results, as did veteran board member, John Havenstrite.

Per the election results, McMath received more than 63% of the votes in a race against fellow community member John Troy. Both Clark and Havenstrite were running uncontested.

All trustees places are at-large positions, meaning the seat represents the entire district. Each trustee is also elected to serve a three-year term.

The Nov. 17 meeting also served as the final board meeting, for now, for former trustees Christie Bybee and Jason Paull, who did not run for re-election.


In a unanimous decision, Havenstrite will take over as the board’s president, a position previously held by trustee Jennifer Champagne, who will now serve as vice president. James Spradley was approved to serve as the board’s secretary.
By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


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