The Leadership Committee composed of ten (10) Trustees, together with the Executive Director, shall be charged with the duties of managing the corporation in the ordinary course of business.

The Executive Committee, consisting of the Chair, Chair-Elect, Vice- Chair and Executive Director, shall have the authority to make the decisions of the Leadership Committee that need to be made before the next regular Leadership Committee meeting. Any and all such decisions made by the Executive Committee shall be reported to and ratified by the Leadership Committee.

The Nominating Committee makes nominations to the Board of Trustees for elective offices, for the filling of vacancies in the Board of Trustees and for nominating Trustees and Auxiliary Trustees.

The Scholarship Committee obtains scholarship applications from senior students of the various high schools in the school district, evaluates applications and recommends the winning scholarship applicants to the Board of Trustees.

The Finance Committee supervises and oversees the investments of the Foundation and handling of receipts and expenditures.

The Audit Committee shall hire an external auditor; approve the engagement letter by and between the Foundation and the auditor; review and approve the audit plans and evaluate the auditor’s performance; supervise the audit function directly to verify that the auditors are independent of management and that the auditors are objective in their findings.

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Our Mission

We raise funds to increase college access by awarding scholarships to Cy-Fair ISD graduates and dual credit scholarships for current students. Funds raised also promote excellence in teaching by providing staff development programs to CFISD.