The ATPE House of Delegates
elects four state officers annually: president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. Along with the immediate past state president, these working educators form ATPE’s Executive Committee
Contact Tonja Gray
President Tonja Gray
is a 30-year education veteran from Region 14. A 25-year ATPE member, Gray is a K-5 Literacy Success teacher in Abilene ISD.
State Vice President
Contact Jimmy Lee
Vice President Jimmy Lee
is a food science teacher in Millsap ISD. He has been in education for 31 years and in ATPE for 20 years. Before being elected state treasurer, Lee was the Region 8 director.
Contact Karen Hames
Secretary Karen Hames
, from Region 11, is an eighth-grade humanities teacher with 41 years of experience in the classroom.
Contact Stacey Ward
Treasurer Stacey Ward,
Humble ATPE, is a fifth-grade math and science teacher in Humble ISD with 22 years of experience in education.
Byron W. Hildebrand
Immediate Past State President
San Antonio ATPE
Contact Byron W. Hildebrand
Immediate Past State President Byron “Skip” Hildebrand
, from Region 20, is a retired math teacher with 37 years of experience in education and 26 years as an ATPE member.
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or call the ATPE state office at (800) 777-2873.