Superintendent's Cabinet



 Sandra Dowdy

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Sandra Dowdy

Chief Academic Officer

Sandra Allen Dowdy graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Curriculum and Instruction, and from Stephen F. Austin University with a Master of Education.

She joined Hays CISD in spring of 2108 as the Chief Academic Officer. Sandra has served 43 years in public education in various positions including: teacher, assistant principal, director of elementary education, executive director of curriculum and instruction, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, superintendent, and college adjunct professor. 

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 Max Cleaver

Phone: (512) 268-2141 ext. 46062

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Max Cleaver

Chief Operations Officer

Max Cleaver graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. After serving in the United States Army as an engineer platoon leader, he received his Master of Science in Environmental Studies from Baylor University.

Max has 23 years of public school operations experience in five Texas public school districts. He has held various operations positions, including: environmental specialist in Copperas Cove ISD, executive director of facilities services for Killeen ISD, executive director of facilities and operations for Temple ISD, and the chief operations officer for Fort Bend ISD. Max began working as the chief operations officer for Hays CISD in February 2018. 

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 Annette Folmar, MBA, CPA

Phone: (512) 268-2141 ext 46060

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Annette Folmar, MBA, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Annette Folmar has more than 25 years of experience in public education and has served Hays Consolidated ISD since 2001.

Folmar has a wide array of school district experience beginning in 1993 as Chief Accountant and Treasurer with Austin ISD. In 2001, she began her career with Hays CISD as Finance Director for three years, became Executive Director of Finance for Hays CISD in 2004 and has served the district as Chief Financial Officer since January 2015. 

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 Dianne Borreson

Phone: (512) 268-2141 ext. 46082

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Dianne Borreson

Chief Technology Officer

Ms. Dianne Borreson has served Hays CISD for more than 30 years as an elementary teacher, the district’s first campus technologist and now as chief technology officer.

In 2001, Ms. Borreson assumed the leadership role in the technology department. Her primary responsibilities include: local area network infrastructure, wide-area fiber network connectivity, wireless infrastructure, software support, workstation support/helpdesk, telecommunications, security/surveillance, Management Information Systems (MIS), Student Information Systems (SIS) and strategic and long-range technology planning.

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 Tim Savoy

Phone: 512-268-2141 x46090

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Tim Savoy

Chief Communication Officer

Effective communication is the engine that drives progress and success. In my career, I have practiced and studied communication from a number of vantages – as a television reporter, a spokesperson for two fast-growth school districts, and as the communication director for a state agency. I pride myself on exceeding what is expected and I am committed to winning the trust and enthusiasm of all partners and constituencies.

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