Advisory Board

Harmony Public Schools Advisory Board is comprised of experts in education, public policy, fine arts, and business who provide Harmony schools with independent viewpoints and work in a spirit of cooperation to improve academic achievement and recommend activities or programs that generate greater cooperation between the community and the school.


Advisory Board Members

Name Title Organization
Charles Gardner Chair Parent Representative, Managing Director, The Lamar Trust Family Office
D'Artagnan Bebel First Vice-Chair Vice President, General Manager, Fox 26 KRIV-TV & My 20 KTXH-TV
Charles C. Foster Member Co-Chairman, Foster&Quan, LLP
Dr. Alma Allen Member State Representative, Texas House of Representatives
Dr. Soner Tarim Member CEO, Harmony Public Schools
Dr. Bill Flores Member President, University Of Houston-Downtown
Dr. Ozgur Ozer Member Chief Academic Officer, Harmony Public Schools
Dr. Larry Spears Member Director of Urban Center, University of Houston-Downtown
Zekeriya Yuksel Member Superintendent, Harmony Public Schools
Dr. Mark Smith Member Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Houston
Dr. Robert Capraro Member Co-Director, Aggie STEM Center, Texas A&M University
Dr. John Harper Member Former Mayor of Rowlett, Texas
Dr. Robert LeBlanc Member Associate Professor, Former Dean of the School of Education, and Director of the University of St. Thomas and Teach for America Master's Program
Dr. John Galiotos Member Dean of the Energy & Manufacturing Institute, Lone Star College

Non-discrimination Statement as Part of the School's Admission Policy

It is the policy of HPS not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, or disability in its programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, please contact Section 504/ADA Coordinator at (713) 343-3333 located at 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099.

Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs
HPS Child Find policy