Executive Director of Support Services
Office Phone: 903-842-3067
Office Fax: 903-842-4563
Troup Administrative Office
PO Box 578 • 201 N. Carolina
Troup, TX 75789
Associate of Arts, Tyler Junior College, May 1967
Bachelor of Science in Vocational Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, January 1970
Master of Education, Vocational Supervisor, East Texas State University, May 1980
Mid-Management Certification, Stephen F. Austin State University, January 1986
Chapel Hill ISD
Vocational Agriculture 1975 to 1983
CHISD High School Assistant Principal 1983-1984
Vocational Director/Assistant Principal 1984-1985
Troup High School Principal 1985-1995
Executive Director of Support Services 1995 - present
Teresa Gillespie recently joined our team as the food services manager. She supervises two separate cafeterias at Troup Elementary and at Troup High School. She and her staff are responsible for feeding two meals each day to more than 1000 kids each day!
Grounds Maintenance & Transportation
David Lamotte attended school at Troup ISD. He worked for the City of Troup prior to joining the Troup ISD Support Services team. David and his crew are responsible for the bus routes, vehicle maintenance, custodial servies, and our grounds maintenance. His days are often long, but very rewarding. In addition to his service to the distrct, David has served as a Troup Volunteer Fire FIghter.
Michael Russell & Tim Petersen
Visitors to our district often marvel that our facilities are in such great shape and are well kept. This is due in large part to Michael Russell and Tim Petersen. They are responsible for the maintaining our buildings and keeping the facilities in good repair. Their services are invaluable to the district.