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Willie E. White, Jr., President

Management Analyst, Budget – Installation Management Command

Mr. Willie E. White is a Management Analyst for the Installation Management Command (IMCOM), Fort Sam Houston, TX. He oversees the corporate civilian training budget Spend Plan and the IMCOM Academy Budget of $11 million, which supports 75 Army bases and over 750K civilians globally. Appointed to the Fort Sam Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees in September 2015, he has served as the School Board Secretary, Vice President and currently serves as the FSHISD President. Additionally, Mr. White serves on the San Antonio Chapter of President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, the San Antonio Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the National Caucus of Black School Board Members. Mr. White holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from The University of Phoenix. A staunch district advocate, Mr. White is committed to safeguarding and sustaining high quality education for all military children while serving the Soldiers and Families of our “Wounded Warriors” to ensure that no service member’s child is left behind.

 

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Deborah E. Seabron, Vice President

Chief - Strategic Initiatives and Integration, 502d Air Base Wing, Joint Base San Antonio

A native San Antonian, Deborah Seabron has a total of 40+ years of federal civil service in various positions and agencies and is currently employed as Chief, Strategic Initiatives and Integration, 502d Air Base Wing, Joint Base San Antonio. Because of her passion for children and education, she joined the Fort Sam Houston ISD Board of Trustees in 2004. She held the positions of Board Secretary from 2006 – 2008 and Board President from 2009 – 2015 and is a proud graduate of Leadership TASB. She also served as Board of Director (Region 20) for the Texas Association of School Boards from 2013 – 2015 and is a 1991 graduate of the San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce – Leadership San Antonio. Ms. Seabron helped to create the “Rising Stars Leadership Program” at Fort Sam Houston Elementary School. This mentoring program introduces 5th graders to leadership roles and responsibilities as well as providing them with a strong sense of self-worth. A 1985 graduate of the University of the Incarnate Word (B.A. Business Administration) and 2005 graduate of the National Graduate School (M.A. Quality Systems Management), Deborah is a doctoral candidate at Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas.

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LTC Aaron J. Braxton II, Secretary

Executive Officer to the Deputy Commanding General for Operations (DCG-O), US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)

 

LTC Aaron J. Braxton II serves as the Executive Officer to the Deputy Commanding General of Operations (DCG-O) for the US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), the Army's largest active duty Direct Reporting Unit.  He assists the Commanding General in achieving MEDCOM's mission, vision, and intent by supporting the management and deployment of military, civilian, and contract staff who deliver healthcare across five continents to 3.8 million beneficiaries in over 450 facilities.  LTC Braxton enhances the Deputy Commanding General's ability to serve as an extension of the Commanding General's authority in overseeing MEDCOM’s four Regional Health Commands and delivering healthcare across five continents.  In support of the Military Health System, he assists in discharging mission command responsibility over MEDCOM's subordinate units and advises the Deputy Commanding General on operation of the integrated healthcare system along with other services within the Enhanced Multi-Service Markets.  LTC Braxton directly assists in the daily oversight of the execution and delivery of healthcare benefits, which drives readiness, standardization, optimization, resource management and proponents for Healthcare Graduate Education.

 

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Karyn R. Shelnutt, Member

 

Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Mrs. Karyn Shelnutt is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in education for the past 20 years.  She has worked with ages 0-21 in early intervention, elementary, middle and high schools in public, private, home and hospital settings.  Additionally, she served as the Speech-Language Pathology Assessor and Hearing Impaired / Assistive Technology Team Lead for the Georgia / Alabama District of DODEA (Department of Defense Education Activity).  At Fort Sam Houston, Mrs. Shelnutt has worked as a substitute teacher in both general and special education classrooms and was the parent representative on the FSHISD District of Innovation team.  Working as an educator with military children in such a variety of settings contributes to Mrs. Shelnutt’s 360-degree view of the military child.  Mrs. Shelnutt is a military child herself.  She is also a military wife and mother.  She knows and has personally experienced the unique educational, environmental and social / emotional needs of our military families and truly has a heart for military children.  Mrs. Shelnutt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders from Northeast Louisiana University, a Masters of Communication Disorders from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. 

 

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MAJ Christopher L. Armijo

TBD

 

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