Most people in the community know Mr.Tudyk as “Coach” and refer to him fondly, as he spends lots of his time doing community service for those in need. When asked why he wanted to become a trustee he said, “I believe that education is one of the most important parts of a community and I want to play an active role in helping shape the community and the lives of its children."
Blasa F. Chapa, Vice President
Dr. Jimmy Zuniga
District 5 (Term 2015-2019)Dr. Zuniga was appointed to the Board of Trustees in June 19, 2017. Dr. Zuniga is a lifelong resident of Pleasanton and graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1987. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University in 1991 and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Texas Chiropractic College in 1995. He worked in San Antonio for a short time and has practiced chiropractic in Pleasanton since 1999. He is married to Patricia Zuniga. Patricia is an insurance agent for Farm Bureau Insurance. They have two children attending Pleasanton ISD. He has served as President of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, the Pleasanton Lions Club and the Atascosa County Crime Stoppers. He also served on the board of directors for CASA. He’s been a tri city youth soccer coach for over 12 years and was a little league coach or assistant for over 5 years. He has been a youth volunteer at St. Andrew’s Catholic church since 2008. He has a strong desire to help kids attain their goals in life with education being the foundation of their success and teachers being the cornerstone of our education system.
District 6 (Term 2017-2021)
Mrs. Daughtrey was born and raised in Pleasanton. She is a 1980, third generation graduate of Pleasanton ISD. Her ancestors formed and established Leming Elementary in 1913. After a fun career in the airline industry, she began her education career as a teacher for Pleasanton ISD at Leming Elementary continuing to realize her ancestor’s vision to meet the needs of children.
She currently holds an Associates degree in Education, a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, a Master of Science in Educational Administration, a teacher certification for PK-6 grades, a Texas Public Schools Counselor Certification, an Instructional Leadership Development certification, a Professional Appraisal and Development certification and a Texas Public Schools Administration Certification.
She has served in various school districts as a parent volunteer, teacher, counselor, campus administrator and district test coordinator. Her active participation and involvement at a campus, district, and administrative level allow her to have a working understanding of the needs of the district. Mrs. Daughtrey believes that Pleasanton ISD is established as one of the constants in our ever changing community and the lives of it’s members. She is passionate about the success of Pleasanton ISD’s students, employees and community members. She is motivated to help shape Pleasanton ISD into a learning community with successful student achievement, high employee standards and a realized community vision.
Pete J. Pawelek
Pete Pawelek was elected to the PISD School Board in May, 2015. He was raised on a working farm and ranch in Atascosa County and graduated from Jourdanton High School. Pete participated in FFA and he served as a Chapter, Area and State officer. He credits the individual and team competitions and the good example of his FFA teacher, Mr. McAllister, for the leadership skills that have guided him throughout his life. He attended Southwest Texas State University and came back home to help on his family’s ranch. Pete’s wife, Lynse, graduated from PHS in 1974 and has worked in the Pleasanton ISD for many years. Their four sons are Pleasanton High School graduates and his grandchildren are currently the third generation enrolled in Pleasanton schools. Pete has served community organizations including Atascosa County Stock Show Association, Pleasanton Young Farmers, and currently serves as President of Atascosa County Farm Bureau. Pete is proud to serve with the team of eight board members who are making important decisions that will have a positive effect on the education of students for future generations. He places a high priority on being an active voice for the members of his district and being an advocate for the teachers and students of Pleasanton ISD.