SAISD Cabinet

The Superintendent’s Cabinet is responsible for the day-to-day activities required to run and support SAISD schools and serves as an advisory group to the Superintendent.

Dr. Sylvester Perez 

Deputy Superintendent, Administration & Leadership Development
Emilio Castro

Deputy Superintendent, Instruction
Dr. Matthew Weber 

Associate Superintendent, Human Resources
Toni Thompson 

Associate Superintendent, Facilities Services
Kamal ElHabr

Chief Financial Officer, Business Operations and Food Services
Larry Garza

Chief Information Officer, Technology and Management Information Systems
Marcos Zorola

Assistant Superintendent, School Leadership Secondary Team 1
Sylvia Garza

Assistant Superintendent, School Leadership Secondary Team 2
Mona Lopez

Assistant Superintendent, School Leadership Elementary Team 1
Dr. Stanton Lawrence

Assistant Superintendent, School Leadership Elementary Team 2
Mary Esther Macias

Senior Executive Director, Curriculum & Instruction
Dr. Rachel Cervantes

Executive Director, Communications & Printing Services
Leslie Price

Executive Director, Governmental & Community Relations
Carmen Vazquez-Gonzalez

Executive Director, Special Projects and Partnerships
Dr. Mateen Diop

Executive Director, Accountability, Research, Evaluation and Testing
Theresa Urrabazo

Chief of Police, SAISD Police Department
Jeffery W. Ward

Director, Board and Superintendent Services
Tiffany Grant

Mission Statement

To transform SAISD into a national model urban school district where every child graduates and is educated so that he or she is prepared to be a contributing member of the community.