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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

Co-founder
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



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


Ana Martinez

Executive Director, IDEA Tarrant County

Allison Serafin

Executive Director, Greater Houston Area

Bethany Solis

Executive Director, Permian Basin


Nate Lowry

Executive Director, IDEA Tampa Bay