The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has elected Charles Cunningham of Humble ISD to a three-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 4B.
Cunningham has been on the Humble ISD board for eight years. He was elected in 2007, served as parliamentarian in 2009-10, became secretary in 2010-11, vice-president in 2011-12, and president in 2012-13. He has served on Humble ISD board Building and Planning, Finance, and Legislative Board committees. Cunningham holds a bachelor’s degree from Our Lady of the Lake University and works as key account consultant for CenterPoint Energy.
Among his activities, Cunningham was member of the Humble ISD Education Foundation Board in 2002-08 and on the board of directors in 2002-03, Humble ISD School Boundary Committee July 2003-August 2004, and president of his homeowner’s association 2009-10. He was vice-chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Humble Chamber of Commerce in 2008-11, Gulf Coast Area Association of School Boards president in 2014, and chair of the Local Government Purchasing Cooperative board of directors in 2012-14. Within his church, Cunningham has held the positions of deacon in 1992, trustee in 1998, and finance chair since 2005.
TASB is a nonprofit association 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 approximately 5 million students.