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Brad Morgan

President

Place 2  May 2021-May 2024

Email: bradmorgansisd@gmail.com

Brad was elected to the Board in May 2015. He and his wife, Nicole, are lifetime residents of Sherman and both graduates of Sherman High School (1990 and 1994). He is a Managing Director for Strategic Retirement Partners. Brad has earned the following designations through his career: Charter Retirement Planning Counselor CRPC®, Certified 401(k) Professional C(k)P®, and Retirement Benefits Consultant. He's a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas where he earned a B. S. in Accounting. He also received a Masters in Businesses Administration from the University of Dallas. For many years, Brad has served the community in different capacities on the Sherman Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Sherman Planning and Zoning Committee, and is currently on the Greater Texoma Utility Authority Board of Directors. He has helped coach youth sports with his three children (Emma, Cooper, and Piper), who are all currently enrolled in the Sherman Independent School District. Brad enjoys playing golf and is a member of Faith Church where he has plays the bass guitar for their music program. Brad loves serving on the Sherman ISD Board because it gives him the ability to create opportunities for all students to be successful.

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Wendy Vellotti

Vice President

 
Place 7  November 2020-May 2023
 
 
Wendy Vellotti was elected to the board in November of 2020. She graduated from SOSU with a bachelor's degree focused on education and served ten years as a preschool teacher and Director for School for Little People.

Due to her commitment to children's growth and development within SISD, she has served for many years in different capacities throughout SISD. Her volunteer list includes Dillingham PTA President, Piner PTA Vice-President, SHS PTA Secretary, SHS Band Booster President, SHAC committee member, Sherman Education Foundation member, and substitute teacher at many SISD schools.
 
Wendy and her husband, Chris, have raised three sons, Alex, Anthony, and Preston. They have lived and grown in our Sherman community for 21 years and belong to First United Methodist Church. Her family enjoys adventures in Scouting, working at the Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive, and gardening on her farm, but their passion is watching SHS Band in the half-time show.

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Chanel Stiggers

Secretary

Place 6  November 2020-May 2023

Email: Chanelstiggers77@Yahoo.com

Chanel was elected to the school board in May 2017. She is a lifelong resident of Sherman and a 1992 Sherman High School graduate. She is the manager of the popular Sherman restaurant MG’s where she has worked for 25 years. During her time as a board member, she has enjoyed working with each trustee and superintendent to ensure students and staff have what they need to be successful. As a mother of a Sherman ISD student and a proud graduate of Sherman High School, her time served as a SISD board member is a personal commitment to her son, Caleb, who is currently a sophomore at Sherman High School, and her community to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education. Chanel has a daughter, Stachia, who is a 2013 SHS graduate and teacher. Chanel is a member of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church and can be spotted at one of her son's sporting events or volunteering at various events throughout the community.

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Adam Cernero

Member

Place 1  May 2021-May 2024

Email: acernero@yahoo.com

Adam was elected to the Board in May 2021. He and his wife, Brittany, are lifetime residents of Sherman and both graduates of Sherman High School (1997 and 1999). They have two children, Dylan, who graduated from Sherman High School in May of 2020, and Libby, a junior at Sherman High School. 

Adam is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in General Education. He is currently a Project Manager at Cigna Healthcare with a Certified Project Manager designation, and he is a local business owner. His business, Adam’s Apple Fix, provides smartphone and tablet repairs, specializing in Apple products. In his spare time, Adam enjoys singing and is a member of Faith Church, where he is a Worship Leader in their music program. He also volunteers as the announcer for the Sherman Bearcat Football, Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball teams and emcees various local community events. Adam is very excited to serve on the Sherman ISD Board because it allows him to enact change and improvements that will benefit all students and families of the Sherman Independent School District.

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Jennifer Johnstone Shelby

Member

Place 3  May 2022-May 2025

Email: jshelby@shermanisd.net

Jennifer was elected to the Board in May of 2022. She was raised in Sherman and is a proud 1998 graduate of Sherman High School. She and her husband, Brandon, have three sons in SISD.

Jennifer earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Austin College and a Master’s degree in Education with a minor in Business Management from Texas A&M-Commerce. A passionate educator, she has taught at both the secondary and collegiate level. In 2021, she presented her thoughts on bringing education foundations from “good” to “great” to a nation-wide audience at the National School Foundation Association annual conference.  Currently, she is the Director of Finance and Operations for Shelby Law, PLLC, a family-owned law firm in Sherman.

Jennifer loves serving our community and is an active member of the Sherman Education Foundation, the National Giving Alliance, and her children’s PTAs. She is a member of First United Methodist Church, where she teaches youth classes and volunteers with the Children’s ministry and the Hospitality Team. Jennifer is honored to serve our community on the SISD Board to work passionately to ensure quality education for every student.

 

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Sean Vanderveer

Member

Place 5  May 2022-May 2025

Email: rvanderveer@shermanisd.net  

Sean was elected to the board in May 2022. He is proud to be born and raised in Sherman, attending Fairview Elementary, Dillingham Intermediate, Piner Middle School and graduated Sherman High School in 1995. He furthered his education at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, earning a Bachelor in Occupational Safety & Health, a Bachelor of Finance, and an MBA. Sean and his wife, Arie (SHS Class of 1998), are raising three Bearcats. Sean and Arie are called to serve the community. Sean has been involved in revitalizing Downtown Sherman, coaching youth sports, and mentoring youth. He was a founding board member of the North Texas Young Professionals, former member of the board for the Sherman Chamber of Commerce, the Sherman Planning and Zoning Commission, the Sherman Main Street advisory board, and the Community Impact Team for the United Way of Grayson County. Sean and his wife currently serve in the PTA programs at their children’s schools. A former Sherman ISD employee, Sean worked in the Communications Department for five years where he earned multiple awards for District projects. He is currently the Executive Director of the Sherman Housing Authority.

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Anna Wylie

Member

Place 4  May 2019-May 2025

Email: awylie@shermanisd.net

Anna was elected to the school board in May of 2019. She has lived in the Sherman area for the past 25 years. She is a graduate of Texas A & I University in Kingsville, Texas, now known as Texas A&M University–Kingsville.  Anna is a retired math teacher having taught in the public school system for 27 years. She works part-time teaching at Grayson Institute for Learning, privately tutors, and teaches Homebound students for Denison ISD. She has two sons, Wayne and Wes, both graduates of SHS in 2007 and 2009 respectively. She has two adorable grandchildren. Anna is an active member of First Baptist Church in Denison and co-leads the Salt & Light Ministry there. She is also an active member of the Texoma Patriots. In her spare time, she enjoys quilting and traveling.