Loren Gillespie was voted in unopposed on May 01, 2021 to Pleasanton ISD school board trustee District 4.
He was born and raised in Leming, TX area where he still lives today. He attended his elementary grades at the Leming School and was the last 5th grade class to attend there. He attended Pleasanton Jr. High as well as Pleasanton High School before leaving school to work in his family’s cabinet shop and ultimately earning his GED. He is now co-owner of the business with his brother Mark and has been working there for 30+ years. His wife Tammy Gillespie is currently a teacher at Pleasanton Elementary for the past 23 years. They have two children Auston and Emery, and they are proud to say they have always attended Pleasanton schools and are currently students at Pleasanton High School.
Loren is an active and proud member of the Zanderson Lodge #1120 A.F. & A.M. and is a Master Mason, and currently serves as secretary. He has received many accolades through his service as a Mason including being a recipient of the highly coveted Golden Trial Award (the highest Master Mason award).
Loren is the Leming Volunteer Fire Department Chief and has served in this role for the past 4 years. He is a dedicated firefighter and is constantly working to improve his knowledge and skill to serve his community and better lead the other volunteer firefighters.
Loren is service minded and community focused. He takes great pride in helping the youth of today grow into the adults of tomorrow. He sees no service greater than helping the students of Pleasanton ISD reach their full potential.