Board & Community Relations


  • Board Room

    The Board & Community Relations Department serves as a liaison between the school district and community, providing information upon public request and facilitating effective communication between the Board of Trustees, school staff, students, parents and community members.

    The Department also concentrates its efforts on maximizing the resources and facilities in CISD by establishing relationships and partnerships with the business community.

    Board & Community Relations handles the following:

    • public information/open records requests
    • school safety/security (SRO program liaison)
    • marketing and sponsorship initiatives
    • logo licensing and enforcement
    • We Care employee appreciation program
    • printed publications
    • MySouthlakeNews.com and Dragon eBlasts
    • social media & Mobile Dragon app
    • media relations & press releases
    • website design & management
    • video production
    • crisis communications/PR counseling
    • communications/PR staff training
    • student internships/training
    • public opinion surveying & community relations
    • flier approval & distribution
    • special events

Contact Us

  • Board & Community Relations
    2400 N. Carroll Avenue
    Southlake, TX  76092
    PH (817) 949-7080 
    FAX (817) 949-7088

    Assistant Superintendent for
    Board and Community Relations
    Julie Thannum

    Assistant Director of Communications
    Justin Dearing

    Assistant Director of Marketing
    Jill Webb

    Communications Coordinator
    Hayley Herring

    Department Administrative Assistant
    Traci Bass

    Administration Center Receptionist
    Vacancy Posted