Bill Harp, Ward 5

903.334.9904

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Term Currently Serving
November 2017 – November 2020

Map of Ward 5

Education

Texas A&M Commerce Masters of Education - 2001
East Texas State University Bachelors of Science - 1987
Corsicana High School - 1982

Professional

Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) Executive Board of Directors June 2010 – June 2014
TASSP Nominating Committee Chairman 2009 & 2010
TASSP Scholarship Committee 2009 
TASSP Legislative Committee 2006 – 2009
TASSP Instructional Leadership Committee 2004-2006
Texas Assoc. of School Personnel Administrators (member) 2014-2017

Civic Involvement

Administrative Board and Staff-Parish Relations Committee Naples First United Methodist Church 2002-2008
Staff Parish Relations Board Williams Memorial United Methodist Church Texarkana 2013-2016
Leadership Texarkana Executive Board of Directors 2012-present
Leadership Texarkana Executive Board Officer 2015-2017
Today’s Youth Tomorrow’s Leaders Director 2012-2014
Texas A&M-Texarkana Eagle Club Board of Directors 2011-2017

Personal Information

Mr. Harp has been married to Kathy Ann Harp for 28 years. Kathy Ann is the counselor at Pleasant Grove Middle School. He is the Director of School Services at Pleasant Grove ISD and has begun his 31st year in public education in Texas.

Bill and Kathy have been residents of Texarkana and Ward 5 since July 2008 after accepting professional educator positions with Pleasant Grove ISD. They have two children Nicholas and Hayley who are both in the final year of undergraduate coursework on their university degrees




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