Mr. Jay Tal Gardenhire, Board President

Position: District 5

First Elected to Board:  5/21/2012

Current Term 2018-2021



Tal Gardenhire joined the Hondo School Board in May 2012.  Tal is a 1982 graduate of Boerne High School and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University in 1987.  He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M while working with Genentech, A Member of the Roche Pharmaceutical Group, where he has worked over the past 25 years, currently as a Division Manager.

Tal and his wife Jana have four children, Chase, Paige, Kalli, and Will who all attend or have graduated from school in Hondo.  

 "This is a great opportunity to serve the community we have lived in for the past twelve years.  I am committed to helping the School Board maintain and improve the quality of education provided to the children attending school in the Hondo Independent School District."