The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) recently announced that Joe M. Adams, president of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees, has been reelected to a one-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing Region 4A. Adams was appointed to the TASB Board in January 2011.
Adams has served on the Katy ISD Board of Trustees since 1989, holding every position at least twice and the role of board president four times. He also serves on the board of the Katy ISD Education Foundation. Adams was awarded the master trustee designation in the 2009 Leadership TASB class. A Gulf Coast Area Association of School Boards director since 1992, he also chairs the board for the Southern Federal Credit Union in Houston. Owner of Budget Blinds and Bluebonnet Painting and Renovation in Katy, he previously spent 30 years in the oil and gas business working for several service-related companies in New Orleans, Dallas, London, and Cairo. Adams, who earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing at Texas A&M University, is married with two grown children and three grandchildren.
TASB is a nonprofit organization established in 1949 to serve local public school districts. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 4.8 million public school students.
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