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Denton ISD Trustee elected by peers as TASB President

Denton Independent School District Trustee Charles Stafford was recently named the Texas Association of School Board President during the association’s annual delegate assembly and convention in Houston. Charles Stafford

Mr. Stafford has served on the Denton ISD school board for 17 years, including three stints as president. An honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Stafford is a self-employed real estate broker and developer with Keller Williams in Denton.


In addition to his work on the school board, he serves in numerous roles within the community including stints as the board president of the Denton Central Appraisal District, president of the Advisory Council for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County and as a board member of the Animal Shelter Foundation. He is a member of the Greater Denton-Wise County Association of Realtors, Denton Kiwanis Club and Denton Chamber of Commerce. 


Mr. Stafford is the only TASB member from the Dallas-Fort Worth area serving as an officer for the 2016 -17 school year. He and his wife, Debbie, reside in Denton with their children all having attended Denton ISD schools. 


TASB is a non-profit association representing approximately 5 million public school students. Its members are all active school trustees that make up the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state.