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STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: Betty Dussetschleger December19,1931- October23,2010

Four-year term. Must be at least 26 years old, a citizen of the United States, a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, a district resident for at least 12 months, and a registered Texas voter. Composed of 15 members elected from roughly equally populous districts, the Board adopts rules and establishes policies that govern a wide range of educational programs and services provided by Texas public schools. Among duties: establishes goals for the public school system; adopts and promotes four-year plans for meeting those goals; and oversees investment of the Permanent School Fund. Annual authorized salary: none

MARSHA FARNEY (R): Award winning teacher and innovative counselor in public schools, adjunct professor at a university, staff development presenter and university liaison for two school districts, student MARSHA FARNEY (R): Award winning teacher and innovative counselor in public schools, adjunct professor at a university, staff development presenter and university liaison for two school districts, student DISTRICT 10 CANDIDATES

teacher supervisor, and a PhD in Curriculum and
Instruction. I have relevant experience as a Curriculum
specialist, teacher, counselor and parent
in the public schools.

JESSICA DREESEN (L): No reply received

JUDY JENNINGS (D): My work experience at  the Texas Education Agency (TEA), which supports the Board, and my Ph.D. in education provide a unique perspective and experience in the duties performed by the Board. My husband, our children, and I attended public schools, and our grandchildren  will attend Round Rock ISD this year. JUDY JENNINGS (D): My work experience at the Texas Education Agency (TEA), which supports the Board, and my Ph.D. in education provide a unique perspective and experience in the duties performed by the Board. My husband, our children, and I attended public schools, and our grandchildren will attend Round Rock ISD this year. Mrs. Dussetschleger passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at her home in Lexington.

Betty Alexander Dussetschleger was born on December 19, 1931 in Groesbeck, Texas to John & Lela (Lankford) Alexander. She was united in marriage to Louis Dussetschleger on July 14, 1948 in Houston, Texas. She a loving and devoted homemaker who loved her family dearly. She was also an active member of the Lexington Church of Christ.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, John Alexander & Bill Alexander.

She is survived by her husband, Louis Dussetschleger of Lexington; two sons, Buster & Linda Dussetschleger of Lexington and Darrel & Melody Dussetschleger of Lexington; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two sisters, Mozel Parker of Lorena and Shirley Post of Houston; one brother, Charles Alexander of Hemphill as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Betty Dussetschleger, 78 of Lexington, Texas, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Pastor David Lillard officiating. Burial followed in the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation was held Tuesday from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.

Serving as pallbearers were Billy Alexander, Steve Post, Bunky Dussetschleger, Mike Dussetschleger, Layne Dussetschleger and Dennis Dussetschleger.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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