Board Members

President – John Ella Fowler, M.Ed

John Ella Fowler is a veteran educator with more than thirty (30) years of experience in school leadership. She has a strong background in the performing and visual arts which makes her a perfect fit for the RSPA Board.

Linda Sherrard, M.Ed

Linda Sherrard is a veteran educator with more than thirty-eight (38) years of experience serving the Galena Park/North Channel Community.  She is a long time employee of Galena Park ISD and led the famous North Shore High School for many years before being asked to be the Director of Community Education and Student Success.

Dr. DeRhonda McWaine

Dr. DeRhonda McWaine is a professor at San Jacinto College North and a proud Rhodes School for the Performing Arts parent.  She and her family have been part of the RSPA crew since its inception. RSPA is thrilled to have this outstanding community leader among the ranks of its board members.

Chrishelle Palay

Chrishelle Palay is a community member and advocate for those less fortunate than herself. The daughter of a retired school administrator, Palay found a second passion in serving on the Board of RSPA. Palay’s business training and experience as an architect serve the school well.