Dr. Mark Camp, vice president (Place 1)
Dr. Camp has practiced endodontics in Longview for 10 years and was elected to the Longview ISD Board of Trustees in 2012. He and his wife Rebecca have 2 daughters, both of whom are Longview ISD students. He serves on the board because he believes that education is the "great equalizer" and every student in our district should have representatives who will work to create a superior learning environment for all.
Office: 815 N Fourth St, Longview (903) 381-2215
Mr. Jud Murray (Place 2)
"It is indeed an honor to serve on the Longview ISD Board of Trustees. My commitment is to do what is best for the kids, first and foremost. I am passionate about the education of the students in Longview ISD. As a 1978 graduate of Longview High School and as the parent of a 2006 LHS graduate and a future 2013 graduate, I believe it is incumbent upon the board to make the education available to the children of Longview ISD the very best it can be."
Office: 2320 Judson Rd, Longview (903) 381-2225
Dr. Chris Mack, president (Place 3)
Dr. Mack is a local dentist and a 1976 Longview High School graduate. He was first elected to the board in 1993, and has served in various capacities, including as president. Mack and his wife Lisha are the parents of a daughter.
Office: 3008 H.G. Mosley Pkwy, Longview (903) 381-2232
Mrs. Virgina Northcutt (Place 4)
Virginia Northcutt is the special events coordinator for the Buckner Foundation and has previously served as the Gregg County Historical Museum's executive director. As a parent volunteer, she has served in many capacities at Longview ISD, including as president of the Foster Middle School PTA and Longview High School's PTO. She and her husband Gordon are the proud parents of two children, both Longview High School graduates.
Office: 815 N Fourth St, Longview (903) 381-2249
Mrs. Shandreka "Shan" Bauer, vice secretary (Place 5)
Shan Bauer is a 1999 graduate of Longview High School, where she was active in Lobo Band, Majorettes, Peer Assistance and Leadership Students (PALS), before earning a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Letourneau University in 2013. Currently she works as a Executive Administrative Assistant at Skeeter Products of Kilgore. Bauer is married to Gary Bauer and the couple has three children, all of whom attend Longview ISD. Bauer was elected in 2016 and serves as vice-secretary for the board.
Office: 1 Skeeter Road, Kilgore (903) 615-3086.
Mr. Ted Beard, secretary (Place 6)
Ted Beard earned a bachelor’s degree in human services from Letourneau University and works as a claims representative and an equal employment opportunity counselor for the Social Security Administration. He is a retired sergeant major from the United States Army and a combat veteran of Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He has served in various capacities on the board, including assistant secretary and vice president. Beard and his wife Rosalind are the parents of three sons and two daughters.
Office: 611 Clinic Dr, Longview (903) 381-2266
Dr. Troy Simmons (Place 7)
Dr. Simmons is a local dentist who was first elected to the board in 1986. Dr. Simmons has served the board in various capacities, including assistant secretary, vice president and president. He has also served as president of the Texas Association of School Boards. Dr. Simmons and his wife Kathleen are the parents of four children, all of whom are Longview High School graduates.
Office: 503 N 6th St, Longview (903) 381-2272