Meet Your Board

Board Member Name: Mike Carruth

  • Year First Elected: 2004
  • Currently served 6 years on the Board
  • Graduated from Chattanooga Valley High School
  • Graduated from Dalton Junior College and Kennedy-Western University

My personal commitment to service and leadership of the Walker County School District:

I commit my service to the children of Walker County to make sure they have the best education possible and to the citizens of Walker County to be a conservative member of the Board.

Board Member Name: Phyllis Hunter

  • Year First Elected: 2004
  • Currently served 6 years on the Board
  • Graduated from LaFayette High School
  • Graduated from: Hiawassee College – Buisness; UTC – Business, Accounting;CPA – 1993

My personal commitment to service and leadership of the Walker County School District:

I am committed to the quality education of all Walker County children. I believe that our children are the future of Walker County. The education of our children includes home, school, and community. School Board members have a responsibility to listen and balance the vision of the parents and community with the requirements and desires of educators. School Board members cannot attempt to manage the day-to-day activities of the system. However, by creating policies and procedures they do have the responsibility of ensuring accountability to the community, parents, and educators.

Board Member Name: Karen Stoker

  • Year First Elected: 2012
  • Graduated from Gordon Lee High School
  • Graduated from Jacksonville State University (BS in education); University of West Georgia (M.Ed.)

My personal commitment to service and leadership of the Walker County School District:

It is an honor to serve the citizens of Walker County. I am committed to ensuring that our schools provide a quality educational opportunity for all students. The board of education must

  • implement policies and procedures that promote high academic achievement,
  • provide strong support for teachers, educational support staff, and administrators, and
  • encourage community and parent involvement.

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Board Member Name: Charles Wilson

  • Year First Elected: 2015
  • GED 1997
  • Attended Crown College in Powell, TN

My personal commitment to service and leadership of the Walker County School District:

I commit to making sure Walker County provides the best education possible for every child that walks through its doors.  The ultimate responsibility of a parent is educating and preparing their child for adulthood and I commit to ensuring that we will do everything possible to help them in this endeavor.

Board Member Name: Dale Wilson

  • Year First Elected: 2012
  • Graduated from LaFayette High School
  • Attended Dalton Junior College; Jacksonville State
    University; University of Georgia, graduated from New Teacher Institute with vocational certification

My personal commitment to service and leadership of the Walker County School District:

I am committed to promoting fairness for all students and teachers in our school system. I am committed to improving the graduation rate for our school system. I am committed to being a trustee of local, state and federal funds for our school system.

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