Tammy Cotton Hartnett is the incoming 2021-2022 President of the Board of Directors for Dallas International School.
Board of Directors
The Dallas International School is governed by a Board of Directors, which provides strategic direction and oversight of DIS. Its primary responsibility is to ensure and protect the long-term welfare of DIS and its mission. Members of the Board include men and women from diverse business, educational and professional activities. The president of the Parent Teachers Association is a member of the Board.
The Head of School is the chief administrative officer. The responsibilities of the Head of School include supervision and control of all operational and educational affairs, including the recruitment and supervision of faculty and staff, school curriculum, student admission standards, general supervision of students, day-to-day management and financial matters, and liaison with parents.
Sheila Kelly is the Director for the Terry Scholars Program in the Hobson Wildenthal Honors College at UT Dallas, where she has worked since 2013.
Ed Ulbricht is a proven project manager with a successful track record in managing complex real estate developments.
Thein is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO with his executive partner and spouse Katie Aung of GBC Food Services LLC
Sabine Bellet-Kerael is a French national with a finance background and is Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for Essilor of America
No stranger to DIS, Katy has four boys who all attended DIS before transferring and graduating from Highland Park High School.
Veree is a lifelong supporter of Dallas International School (DIS), a parent of a recent DIS graduate, and a committed volunteer to international education.
Paola, a graduate of Georgetown University in History with a minor in English and continued her education at New York University with a Masters in Communication and Journalism.
Lisa has over 25 years of educational leadership experience and currently serves as the Head of School for Awty International School in Houston,Texas.
Genevieve has joined the board as the incoming President of the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), an auxiliary at the School which supports the community spirit and raises funds through the Gala for identified needs of our students and teachers.
Dr. Josep González joined Dallas International School as Interim Head of School on August 1 this year.
An experienced DIS father of two recent graduates, both accepted to the US Military Academy of West Point, Harry has led by example with a BS from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Sadie is the Senior Division Manager for Relypsa, now Vifor Pharma, which is a leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies.
Ghassan grew up in Beirut, Lebanon where he attended a French MLF school from Kindergarten through graduation at twelfth grade.
Rachel is currently the Consul General of Canada to the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
Nate is a business executive with twenty years of proven strategic growth leadership in senior operations, finance and marketing, having been trained at McKinsey & Company.
Jason is a financial lawyer in Foley & Lardner LLP corporate practice in Dallas.
Jay currently serves as an independent arbitrator in complex international disputes and securities cases.
Sylvie currently serves as Treasurer of the MLF, a non-profit association sponsored by the French Ministry of Education
Alexis has been Consul General of France in Houston since September 1, 2017.