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Leadership

Team & Family



IDEA Public Schools recognizes that strong leadership across the district as well as on each of our campuses is critical to our success.


We are committed to recruiting, developing, training, and retaining the very best leaders in secondary education. We currently have leadership teams overseeing our district-wide, regional, and board operations.


Senior Leadership



Tom E. Torkelson

Founder
Chief Executive Officer

JoAnn Gama

President
Superintendent


Phillip Garza

Chief College and Diversity Officer

Sam Goessling

Chief Advancement Officer

Dolores Gonzalez

Chief Program Officer


Misty D. Martin, SPHR

Chief Administrative Officer

Irma Munoz

Chief Operating Officer

Jamey Roberts

Chief Human Assets Officer

Wyatt Truscheit

Chief Financial Officer


Regional Leadership



Angie Arismendi

Senior Vice President of Schools

Ernesto Cantu

Executive Director, El Paso

Kenneth Campbell

Executive Director, Southern Louisiana


Elizabet T. Garza

Executive Director, Upper Valley

Jill Dominguez

Executive Director, Lower Valley

Rolando Posada

Executive Director, San Antonio


Patricia Noyola

Executive Director, Austin

Israel Ybarra

Senior Vice President of Schools

Ana Martinez

Executive Director, IDEA Tarrant County