Jim and Jube Dankworth
Board of DirectorsSince the late 1980s – at a time when the legality of home-schooling in Texas was far from settled – Jim and Jube Dankworth have home educated their 4 children. Jim and Jube now enjoy being the field trip grandparents to their home educated grandchildren. Speaking with thousands of home educating parents and seeing the needs of the community, the Dankworths are dedicating their time, talents and more than three decades of experience to training new leaders, and helping the Texas Home Educators continue to grow as a thriving, committed and vital organization
Don and Nita Davidson
Baord of Directors, Nita is the SecretaryNita and her husband Don of 31 years have homeschooled their four children for 25 years and are still homeschooling their youngest. Nita was a homeschool support group leader for 15 years and still spends much of her time encouraging parents in their home school journey.
Ray and Ellie Andrew
Board of DirectorsRay and Ellie began homeschooling their children in 1982. Ellie has been a support group leader, workshop presenter, convention organizer, and newsletter editor, and is still active in the homeschool community. Ellie is the chairman of Catholic Family Educators of Central Texas.
Randy and Nicki Truesdell
Directors Board Member
Randy and Nicki live near the Red River in North Central Texas on a few acres with their 5 children. They have always homeschooled their children, and have graduated the oldest two.
Nicki is a 2nd-generation homeschooler, blogger, writer, and speaker. She serves as communications manager of her local group, Red River Christian Homeschoolers, and spent a year on the Old Schoolhouse Homeschool Review Crew.
Kurt and Gillian Mayer
Board of Directors
Kurt is a Consultant at interRel Consulting Partners and Former Founder & Executive Director at Patriot Guard Riders, Inc. Gillian is a musician and homeschool Mom of 3 great kids. They live in Houston, Texas
Technical SupportTender has homeschooled her four children for the past 11 years. Tender was a software consultant for 10+ years before her family began. She loves learning with her children and cultivating a love of learning. She currently serves as director of her local co-op where she has served for the past 7 years as a teacher and advisory roles. Tender and her husband, Rob are very active in serving at their local church. They enjoy cultivating family connections and investing in other families.