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Trustees Announce Hiring of Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations

The La Vernia ISD Board of Trustees approved and announced the hiring of Donna Schweers, CTSBO, as the District’s Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations at their Regular Board Meeting on October 15.

 Ms. Schweers has been an active member of the La Vernia community for 27 years and brings 24 years of school business experience to LVISD, including serving as LVISD’s Business Office Manager from 1997 to 2001. Her sons are La Vernia High School graduates; Erik is LVHS Class of 2013 and Nathan is LVHS Class of 2017.

“We are excited for Donna to join our team. She brings extensive experience to the table that will help our District continue to achieve our goals,” said Board President Cynthia Buerkle. “Donna’s professional track record also speaks to her inspiring work ethic and desire to move upward throughout her career.”

Prior to re-joining La Vernia ISD, Ms. Schweers served as the Executive Director of Accounting and Payroll for Southwest ISD in San Antonio since 2008, where her responsibilities included administrating a $220 million budget and serving as SWISD’s Investment Officer. Ms. Schweers also served all San Antonio-area school districts as a Business Consultant with the Region 20 Education Service Center from 2002 to 2008.

“I am confident that Donna is the right person for this important position in our District,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Trent Lovette. “She is a talented and knowledgeable school business professional who also loves our community and wants the very best for La Vernia ISD students, teachers, staff, and families.”

In addition to her extensive experience in school business and financial operations, Ms. Schweers holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M San Antonio and was recognized as a Certified Texas School Business Official by the Texas Association of School Business Officials in 2011.

“I would like to express my sincere appreciation to La Vernia ISD for this wonderful opportunity,” Ms. Schweers said. “I am excited to work with the administration, staff, and entire community to support the educational growth of all La Vernia ISD students.”

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