Meet the Lackland ISD Board Members


Mr. Brian Miller, President 

Mr. Brian Miller is the 737th Training Group's Policy Advisor for Air Force Basic Military Training. He received an Associates Degree in Applied Science /Instructional Technology from the Community College of the Air Force in 1989, an Associates Degree in Applied Science/Criminal Justice in the same year, and a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Education from Wayland Baptist University in 1997. He entered federal civil service in 2005 after retiring with 23 years of active duty military service. "I'm extremely grateful that my children had the opportunity to attend Lackland Elementary, it provided them with the confidence and educational foundation to succeed in life. It's a privilege for me to serve the Lackland community, LISD faculty and staff, and most importantly the children of our men and women of the military who serve our great nation.

Dr. Laura MunroSecretary

Dr. Laura Munro is the 737th Training Group's Training Advisor for Air Force Basic Military Training. She received a Doctor of Education Degree in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco in 1989, a Masters of Business Administration in 1981 from Golden Gate University and Bachelor of Science in Biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1977. She entered federal civil service in 1999 after retiring with 20 years of active duty Air Force military service. She and her husband live in Floresville, TX where they are volunteers with the Wilson County Historical Society. Dr. Munro also serves as a volunteer on the Board of Directors of the Air Force Federal Credit Union and the Lackland Heritage Gateway Foundation. She strongly believes, "Students, parents, teachers, administrators and board members, as a team, have great potential to bring out the very best in each and every student. The investment we make in all our students serves to make the world a better place to live. The opportunity to work with others toward this end is a tremendous privilege"


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Mr. Chris Dietert, Member

Mr. Chris Dietert is Chief of Technical Applications for the Cryptologic Systems Division, located on Lackland AFB, TX.He received a Master in Business Administration degree from Texas State University in 1992, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi in 1986, and holds two Associate of Applied Science Degrees from San Antonio College.  Mr. Dietert has served on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations and is an Adjunct Faculty Member of the University of Phoenix where he teaches in the School of Business.  He and his wife, Debby, live in Bulverde and have two children, Christian and Tyler.  Mr. Dietert feels it is an honor to serve the families of those who sacrifice so much for our country and is committed to the success of our students and providing them the opportunity to reach their highest potential.  


Dr. Kevin Odom, Member

Dr. Odom is Chief of Network Operations for the Air Force  Intelligence, Surveillance andReconnaissance Agency, Directorate of Communications Division, located on Lackland AFB, TX. He received a Doctorate in Business at Georgia State University in 2014. He received a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Boston University in 2010, a Masters of Business Administration in 1988 from Golden Gate University, and Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Saint Leo University in 1987.  He entered federal civil service in 2002 after retiring with 20 years of active duty Air Force military service.  He and his wife, Marsha, live in San Antonio, TX and have two children, Kevin Jr. and Tiffany.  Dr. Odom feels we discover who we are by looking into the faces of those around us. He believes we can teach ourselves new ways to think about who we are by listening and learning from students, parents, teachers, administrators, and board members as a collective group.  Students’ ideas are key to the scientific community, the relationship between science and the wider society, and the influence of these social linkages on scientific knowledge are critical to our success in new ways of thinking.

Senior Master Sergeant Michael C. Garcia 

Senior Master Sergeant Michael C. Garcia is the Superintendent for the 26th Operations Support Squadron, Joint base San Antonio-Lackland, TX, where he is responsible for providing crisis and deliberate planning, intelligence, weapons and tactics, training and mission support functions to eleven other squadrons.  He advises the squadron commander on matters influencing the health, welfare, morale and effective utilization of over 85 enlisted, civilian, and contractor personnel.  He provides guidance and counseling to unit members on leadership, standards and discipline, education, and deployments.  Senior Master Sergeant Garcia is from New Braunfels, Texas.  He entered the Air Force in April 1993.  He has deployed in support of Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, DESERT FOX, NOBLE EAGLE, and ENDURING FREEDOM.