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: in July at TIVA conference. July 15, 2023 at the Omni Fort Worth, 1300 Houston Street at 8:30 am.

Congratulations: Nathan Van Ryn Law Enforcement Teacher Cleburne High School and Danna Farmer Cosmetology Teacher Hamilton High School

on your election to the Board!

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



Professional Members

Region 1 – District 1, 2, 3, 4

Victor Ramirez, 2021–2024, District 1

Tommy Spence, 2017–2020, 2020-2023, District 2

Region 2 – District 5, 6, 7, 8

David Lanman, 2022–2024, District 5

Rebecca Jan Holland, 2022–2025, District 7


Region 3 – District 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Brenda Stanford, 2017–2023, District 10

Caroline Hinojosa, 2022–2025, District 13

Industrial Members

Crystal Smith, 2022-2025
Associated Builders and Contractors

Eduardo Sanchez, 2022-2025                                 Secretary                                                                 Bracewell LLP                  

Richard Morales, M.SC, P.E., 2017-2023            Treasurer
LB Foster Company


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

Ex-Officio Members

Crystal Latham

Interim 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

Appointed Sept 2022

SkillsUSA Texas State Advisory Board Representative

Keith Jennings