Pete RusekMr. Pete Rusek is the Board President and has been a Board member since 1996. He is currently an attorney and shareholder with Sheehy, Lovelace, and Mayfield, P.C. He serves as a member of the Westside Rotary Club and on the Heart of Texas Goodwill Board. Pete and his wife, Robbie, have five Midway graduates and stay active supporting Midway extracurricular activities.Place II
Susan VickMs. Susan Vick is Board Secretary. She joined the Board in 2011. She is the mother of four Midway alumnae. She serves on the Cameron Park Zoological & Botanical Society Board of Directors, and volunteers with the Waco Cotton Palace Pageant. Vick is an active member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Alumni Association, St. Pauls’ Episcopal Church and has served on the board for Fidelity Bank of Texas and Strasburger Enterprises, Inc. Vick is a graduate of Baylor University.Place III
Tom PagelMr. Tom Pagel is Vice President of the Board, and joined in 2006. He is a principal in Dunlap & Pagel Builders, LLC – a residential construction and development company. He serves as chairman of the Board of Chapter Advisors for the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at Baylor University and is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Waco. Mr. Pagel retired as President of Nashua Label Products in 2006. He and his wife, Suzi, have two sons, both Midway graduates. Mr. Pagel is a graduate of Baylor University.
Bobby DeatonMr. Bobby Deaton joined the MISD Board of Trustees as a member in 2006. He is the owner of The Deaton Agency Insurance & Financial Services. Mr. Deaton is a past-president of Midway ISD Education Foundation, a member of the Midway Athletic Hall of Fame, a former Board member of the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce and a Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table. He is a graduate of Southwestern University. Mr. Deaton and his wife have four Midway graduates.Place V
Pam WattsMrs. Pam Watts joined the board in 2016. She is a writer, speaker and full-time “booster mom.” She and her husband Brent have four children, all of whom have attended Midway schools since kindergarten. Two are Midway graduates and two are currently enrolled in the district. Since 2000, Mrs. Watts has been an active Midway volunteer at the classroom, campus and district level, serving in organizations such as PTA, booster clubs, and district and community advisory committees. She is the co-founder and administrator of the online community Mothers of Midway, and a coordinator for the Midway chapter of Moms in Prayer International. The Watts are active members of Harris Creek Baptist Church.
Ivan GreenMr. Ivan Green has been a Board member since 2000. He is the Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Administrative Officer for Extraco Banks. He also serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the Boards of Extraco Corporation and Extraco Banks. Mr. Green is past- President of the United Way of McLennan County. Ivan and his wife, Judy, have two sons who are both Midway graduates.
Rick TullisMr. Rick Tullis joined the board in 2013. As President of Capstone Mechanical, Mr. Tullis has been active in supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) initiatives, including the Greater Waco Advanced Manufacturing Academy. His community involvement includes coaching youth sports, serving as President of the Waco Business League, Board of Directors for the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Greater Waco Sports Commission, the Baylor School of Engineering Board of Advocates, and co-chairing the TriWaco triathlon. Mr. Tullis and his wife, Elizabeth, have four children three of which are still attending Midway schools.