Place 4 - Lisa Pardo (President, 2018-2019)
lisa.pardo@gcisd.net

 

Biography

Lisa Pardo first was elected to the Board in May 2004, then re-elected in May 2007, May 2010, May 2013 and May 2016. She served as president of the Board for the 2011-2012 school year, and again in 2017-2018 and secretary for the 2016-2017 school year. She served as vice president of the Board for two consecutive terms, and again in 2008-2009 and 2015-2016. She attended the University of Texas at Arlington and worked in the legal field for 12 years prior to becoming a full-time homemaker and volunteer. She recently sold a restaurant in Southlake with her husband Paul and they are looking for their next adventure. 

Pardo has lived in Northeast Tarrant County for 50 years, with 26 of those years in Colleyville. She has been an active volunteer in both the school district and community. She is currently involved in summer reading with students at the Grapevine Community Center off of Mustang and she is also a VAST (Valuable After-School Time) volunteer. She has also served as a PTSA officer and Executive Board member, Athletic Booster Club member, CARE Board member and mentor at CHHS, and volunteers in a variety of capacities at CHHS. She also has served on the Colleyville Middle School PTA Board and at Bransford Elementary as PTA president, vice president, Campus Excellence Committee chairperson, reading tutor and other volunteer roles. She is a recipient of the GCISD Council of PTAs Friend of Children Award, the PTA Lifetime Member Award, the PTA Extended Lifetime Member Award and the Hero of Children Award for District XI, which was awarded by the Texas Department of Education.

Within the community, Pardo's involvement has included membership on the GCISD District Excellence Committee, Grapevine Chamber of Commerce Womens Division, Colleyville Heritage Lions Club, National Charity League, Meals on Wheels, Girl Scout leader and youth Sunday school teacher. She also served as a director for the Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation for nine years. Additionally, she founded the GCISD Chic Dress Boutique, a no-cost option for students in need of prom or banquet dresses and accessories.

Pardo has two children, both of whom graduated from CHHS. Her daughter Devon is a graduate from Austin College and her son TJ is a graduate Johnson University in Knoxville, TN. She and her husband attend 121 Community Church.