The purpose of the SkillsUSA Texas Board of Directors is to oversee the operations of the SkillsUSA Texas Secondary Division Organization. The Board is compromised of elected Professional members who represent each region within SkillsUSA Texas, up to six appointed members from business and industry  who represent the voice of our industry, a Texas Education Agency representative, and a TIVA Professional representative.

The next meeting of the SkillsUSA Texas Board of Directors will be:

Winter Board Meeting
January 13, 2024 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM CST
8440 Grace St Frisco, TX 75034
Spring Board Meeting
April 02, 2024 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM CDT
Omni Corpus Christi, Texas


There are also open Industrial Member positions. Please contact us for more information.

At the 2024 State Conference there will be an election to fill a Region 1 and a Region 2 position on the board. Please check back for details on the application and voting process.

Professional Members

Region 1 – District 1, 2, 3, 4

Victor Ramirez, 2021–2024, District 1

Nathan VanRyn, 2023-2026, District 4

Region 2 – District 5, 6, 7, 8

David Lanman, 2022–2024, District 5
Co Chair

Rebecca Jan Holland, 2022–2025, District 7

Region 3 – District 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Danna Farmer, 2023-2026, District 10

Caroline Hinojosa, 2022–2025, District 13

Industrial Members

Crystal Smith, 2022-2025
Associated Builders and Contractors

Eduardo Sanchez, 2022-2025                                     Chair:                                             Bracewell LLP                  

Aaron Paul, 2023-2026           
Advanced Technologies Consultants

Regina Lopez Montague, 2023-2026           
Morton Buildings 

There are open spots for Industrial Members. Please reach out to the Chair of the Board for more information.

Ex-Officio Members

Crystal Latham Alford, 2023-present                Executive Director SkillsUSA Texas                        

Lacy Freeman, 2022 – present
Texas Education Agency                                    

Diana Ferguson
TIVA Executive Director

Crystal Latham, 2022 to present
Executive Director SkillsUSA Texas Post Secondary

SkillsUSA Texas Alumni Representative

Keith Jennings

SkillsUSA Texas State Advisory Board Representative

Tom Spence