Ashley Stewart, Ed.D.
Ashley Stewart is in her 26th year as a public school educator. She has had the opportunity to serve in the roles of teacher, assistant principal, principal, curriculum specialist, assistant superintendent for curriculum and special programs, and deputy superintendent. Dr. Stewart began her career in Wylie ISD near Abilene, Texas, and currently serves as Deputy Superintendent of Boerne ISD.
Dr. Stewart received her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in 1993 from McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. She completed her Master's Degree in Educational Administration in 1999 and her Doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2015, both from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.
Dr. Stewart is married to longtime educator and current Kerrville ISD administrator, Harper Stewart. Together, they have two daughters - Grace (15) and Faith (12), both students in Boerne ISD.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Elaine Howard, Ed.D.
Dr. Elaine Howard is dedicated to serving and supporting the “Human” in her work as the Chief Human Resources Officer. Elaine received her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2016 from Lamar University and has served in fast growth districts in the San Antonio and Austin areas with enrollments exceeding 22,000 students.
She is passionate about building systems and tools to make the work of others easier. She also seeks to identify the “hidden” talents of those she serves and strives to remove obstacles so that those talents are utilized and appreciated. Elaine believes one should enjoy the work they do, respect and value those they work with and believe in “why” they do it.
Fun fact, she considers herself a tourist turned accidental resident in the educational community. As a little girl she dreamed of becoming a mortician, but eventually she fell in love with all things about “school” and followed the path of her heart to serve kids and the adults who educate them.
Assistant Superintendent for Business and Finance
Tish Grill is the assistant superintendent for business and finance for Boerne ISD. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Accounting from the University of Phoenix, and a Master of Professional Accountancy from Texas A&M University – San Antonio. She is a two-time award recipient of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society for Business and Business Administration. She holds a certification as a Registered Texas School Business Administrator.
She started her career in 1986 at Burnet CISD where she served 13 years as the Budget and Finance Director. She moved to Bandera ISD for 15 years as the Chief Financial Officer. Tish is currently starting her fourth year as Assistant Superintendent for Business and Finance for Boerne ISD.
She is a member of the Texas Society of CPAs, Governmental Financial Officers Association, American Institute of CPA’s, Texas Association of School Business Officials, and Association of Texas Professional Educators.
Married to Richard for 33 years who is a school superintendent, she has a son John who is engaged to be married in April, and a daughter Tracy who lives in Schertz, Texas with her son-in-law Kyle and grandson Peyton.
Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
Jodi Spoor, Ed.D.
Jodi Spoor was named Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning for Boerne ISD in June of 2017. She previously served as Principal at Boerne Champion High School for six years.
Dr. Spoor holds her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Texas-San Antonio. She also holds advanced degrees from Trinity University and Texas Tech University. Her undergraduate degree in Spanish and Latin American Area Studies was earned at Texas Tech.
In addition to her administrative duties, Dr. Spoor also taught Dual Credit Spanish at Champion, and was credentialed as an adjunct profession at Northwest Vista College. Previously, Dr. Spoor served as adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Education at UTSA.
Dr. Spoor’s career includes teaching and administrative positions with San Antonio Academy, Northside ISD, and Harlandale ISD.
Dr. Spoor and her husband, Stephen, a retired BISD teacher, have two children: Emma, who graduated from Champion and Texas A&M University and is a 7th grade teacher in San Antonio, and Eileen, who also graduated from Champion and attends Northwest Vista College.
Executive Director of Operations
Mark Stahl is a longtime employee of Boerne ISD and is dedicated to serving its students and staff. He is in his 12th year of public education and has had the privilege of serving in the roles of Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, Director of Maintenance, and Executive Director Operations.
Mr. Stahl holds a certification as a Certified Texas School Business Official with a specialty in maintenance & operations, accounting, and personnel. He is also a member of the Texas Association of School Business Officials. He studied Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University and is currently pursuing a degree in business with a focus in management.
Mr. Stahl is married to Barbara Stahl and they share three children Daren, Kevin, and Morgan. Daren graduated in 2017 from A&M, Kevin attends TSTC, and Morgan attends Northeast Lakeview.
Executive Director of Technology
Patti Holub is the Executive Director of Technology Services at Boerne ISD. She has 30 years of experience working in the technology field with 27 of those in K-12 education. Patti holds a Master in Business Administration degree from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration, with a double-major in Computer Information Systems and Accounting and a minor in Economics, also from Our Lady of the Lake University.
Previously, Patti worked at the San Antonio Independent School District, a large Texas school district with 50,000+ students, where she served as their Chief Technology Officer. She previously served in multiple roles for SAISD including Executive Director for Technology and Manager for the Project Management Department. Before her time in public education, Patti worked at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio as a Computer Programmer/Analyst. She is a member of the Texas CTO Council and of the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN).
Patti and her husband, Martin, live in Adkins, Texas and have a son, Cole, who is in college. She believes technology is a tool uniquely suited to making a difference in children’s lives and prepares them for success in the 21st Century workforce. She also believes when technology is thoughtfully integrated into the learning environment, teachers and students benefit from more individualized learning and a wealth of resources not available otherwise
Director of Special Education
Ann Seiter is in her 20th year in education and all 20 of those years have been spent in the field of Special Education. Ann has been a Special Education Teacher, Campus Coordinator, Area Coordinator and Assistant Principal at Curington Elementary School.
She then went on to be the Assistant Director of Special Education and the Director of Special Education at Boerne ISD, where she currently serves. Ann received her Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Psychology from South West Texas State University in 1977.
She earned her Master in Education Psychology specializing in Special Education from the Unversity of Texas at San Antonio in 2001. Ann earned her second Masters in Educational Leadership from UTSA in 2003.
Before her seven years at BISD, Ann worked in Southwest ISD, and Northside ISD.
She is married with three girls, two who attend BISD schools and are actively involved in Stock Shows.
Stan Leech is in his 33rd year with Boerne I.S.D. He is in his 20th year as the district Athletic Director.
Coach Leech was the head boys’ basketball coach at Boerne High School for twenty-two seasons and the head boys’ basketball coach at Champion High School for ten seasons.
Mr. Leech received his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education in 1983 from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. He completed his master’s degree in Education in 1984 also at Tarleton State.
Mr. Leech is married to Carla Leech who taught at the elementary level for 31 years before retiring in 2015. Together, they have two adult children, Courtney and Coby and one grandson, Jack Wells.