Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Front row: Fred Skinner, Becky Tice, Cynthia Erwin, George Barrera
Back row: Eric Davis, Clint Pipes, Benny May

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George Barrera

George Barrera

George Barrera has served on the Barbers Hill Board of Trustees since 2002. He has held the position of vice-president for the Board and is the current president.

George graduated from Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena, TX. He is retired from Chevron-Philips Cedar Bayou Plant near Mont Belvieu.

He and his wife, Kelly, have two children, who are both Barbers Hill graduates. George and Kelly also have twin grandsons, who are already learning to be little Eagles at regular sporting events.

George’s favorite hobbies are golf and baseball. He spent many years coaching his son’s teams before watching him play for Barbers Hill and then at the collegiate level. George and Kelly are members of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Mont Belvieu.

 

Fred Skinner

Fred Skinner

Fred Skinner has served on the Barbers Hill Board of Trustees since 2007. He has held the positions of president and vice-president. Fred currently serves as the vice-president.

A graduate of Hull-Daisetta ISD, Fred earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is employed at NASA with Barrios Technology Corporation, where he tracks the Balance of Contributions between NASA and the international partners who participate in the International Space Station Project.

Fred and his wife Lana reside in Barbers Hill and both their children are Barbers Hill graduates. Fred’s hobbies are hunting, fishing, backpacking, flint knapping and teaching a Bible study class at his church, Old River Baptist Church.

 

Cynthia Erwin

Cynthia Erwin

Cynthia Erwin has served on the Barbers Hill Board of Trustees since 2010. She has held the position of Secretary for the Board since 2012.

Cynthia is a graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Economics. She has been in the bio-tech pharmaceutical industry for 25 years and is employed at Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy as a Houston Account Manager.

Cynthia and her husband Rick moved to Barbers Hill in 2004 so their sons could attend the excellent schools and experience small-town life. Both boys are Barbers Hill graduates.

Cynthia’s hobbies include spending time with her family, watching high school and college sports, especially baseball, attending as many BHISD functions as she can, and playing tennis and reading.

 

Becky Tice

Becky Tice

Becky Tice has served on the Barbers Hill Board of Trustees since 2009. She served as president and vice president.

Becky moved to Barbers Hill in 1999 along with her husband, Mark, and two sons. Both sons are graduates of Barbers Hill.

An employee with Baker Hughes for more than 30 years, Becky currently works as their Finance Manager. She earned her Associate degree in Fashion Merchandising.

Becky’s hobbies are shopping, traveling, watching Astros baseball, Texas Longhorn and Dallas Cowboy football, and spending time with family and friends. She is active in her church and community, having served as the president of the West Chambers County Pilot Club and as a member of the GPISD Alumni Association.

 

Benny May

Benny May

Benny May has served on the Barbers Hill School Board since 1996. He has held the positions of president, vice president, and secretary. In 2009, Benny was selected to represent Region 4 on the statewide TASB Board of Directors, where he continues to serve.

Benny is a graduate of Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business from McNeese State University. He is employed at ExxonMobil Mont Belvieu Plastics Plant as a first-line supervisor.

Benny and his wife Lori have two children, both graduates of Barbers Hill High School.

Benny’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, raising cattle, spending quality time with his family, and attending as many BHISD functions as he possibly can. Benny and his family are very active in their community, school, and church.

 

Eric Davis

Eric Davis

Eric Davis was elected to Position 6 on the Barbers Hill Board of Trustees in May, 2018.

Eric is a graduate of North Shore Senior High School. He attended the University Of Houston, where he graduated in 1991 and received a Bachelor of Science in Hotel/Restaurant Management. 

Eric began his career as a waiter in 1987 at Pappa’s Seafood House and was promoted to Pappadeaux General Manager in June, 1995.  In September 2001, he transferred to warehouse operations where he currently holds the title of General Manager of Distribution and Logistics for Pappas Restaurants, Inc. of Houston.

Eric and his wife Ami moved to Barbers Hill in 1997 and have two children, Tyler and Taylor, who attended Barbers Hill K-12 and graduated in the Classes of 2015 and 2016. Eric’s wife, Ami, is the Assistant Principal at Barbers Hill Kindergarten Center. 

Eric’s hobbies include waterfowl hunting, cooking, spending time with his family, and enjoying many different outdoor activities.

 

Clint Pipes

Clint Pipes

Clint Pipes began serving as Position 4 board member in May 2019.

Clint is a Barbers Hill graduate, class of 1987. He graduated from University of Houston - Clear Lake with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He has worked for LWL, Inc. for 31 years and has served as the VP/Controller for the past 15 years. LWL, Inc. is a general contracting firm that performs work in the petrochemical industry.

Clint's wife, Stacey, is a part-time substitute at Barbers Hill. They have two children (Chason and Paige) currently attending BH. Their oldest daughter (Payton) is a graduate of Barbers Hill. They also have a grandchild (Presley) who attends BH.

Clint's hobbies include golfing, deer hunting, coaching youth sports, and watching all his children's activities.

Team of Eight Goals

Academics
  1. Zero children injured by terroristic violence at school.
  2. 100% seniors graduate via State Accountability Program.
  3. All eighth grade students will pass the STAAR Reading and STAAR Math tests to advance to ninth grade.
  4. The Special Education population will show increases in all grades, improvement rates and passing rates on the STAAR.
  5. Continue to evaluate and implement dress code and cell phone audit programs.
Finance
  1. Zero children injured by terroristic violence at school.
  2. Diversify revenue
  3. Help coordinate mobility and infrastructure in BHISD boundaries to best utilize tax monies and positively impact all stakeholders.
Community
  1. Zero children injured by terroristic violence at school.
  2. Strengthen and keep relationships with the City of Mont Belvieu and other municipalities, Lee College, Chambers County and legislature and help develop safety initiatives involving all parties.
  3. Help coordinate mobility and infrastructure in BHISD boundaries to best utilize tax monies and positively impact all stakeholders.