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Board Members

Mr. Brian Miller

Mr. Brian Miller

School Board President
Associate, Applied Science/Instructional Technology, Community College of the Air Force
Associate, Applied Science/Criminal Justice, Community College of the Air Force
Bachelor, Occupational Education, Wayland Baptist University
Master, Public Administration, University of Phoenix
Master, Adult Education, University of Phoenix

Board Term: February 2, 2018 to February 2, 2020

Mr. Brian Miller is the 737th Training Group's Policy Advisor for Air Force Basic Military Training. He received an Associates Degree in Applied Science /Instructional Technology from the Community College of the Air Force in 1989, an Associates Degree in Applied Science/Criminal Justice in the same year, and a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Education from Wayland Baptist University in 1997. He entered federal civil service in 2005 after retiring with 23 years of active duty military service. "I'm extremely grateful that my children had the opportunity to attend Lackland Elementary, it provided them with the confidence and educational foundation to succeed in life. It's a privilege for me to serve the Lackland community, LISD faculty and staff, and most importantly the children of our men and women of the military who serve our great nation.


Mrs. Jere Pace

Mrs. Jere Pace

School Board Secretary
Associate, Human Resources Management, Community College of the Air Force
Bachelor, Human Resources Management, Park University
Master, Management and Leadership, Webster University

Board Term: June 14, 2019 to June 14, 2021

Mrs. Jere Pace is currently employed as a Manpower Analyst with the 25th Air Force where she serves as the Command technical advisor regarding manpower requirements She develops, measures, and validates manpower and associated workloads while providing technical guidance and formulating recommendations on manpower processes and utilizations. Mrs. Pace holds an Associate’s degree in Human Resources Management from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources management from Park University, and a Master’s degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University.


Mr. Chris Dietert

Mr. Chris Dietert

School Board Member
Bachelor, Business Administration, Texas A&M University
Master, Business Administration, Texas State University

Board Term: June 14, 2019 to June 14, 2021

Mr. Chris Dietert is Chief of Technical Applications for the Cryptologic Systems Division, located on Lackland AFB, TX.He received a Master in Business Administration degree from Texas State University in 1992, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi in 1986, and holds two Associate of Applied Science Degrees from San Antonio College. Mr. Dietert has served on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations and is an Adjunct Faculty Member of the University of Phoenix where he teaches in the School of Business. He and his wife, Debby, live in Bulverde and have two children, Christian and Tyler. Mr. Dietert feels it is an honor to serve the families of those who sacrifice so much for our country and is committed to the success of our students and providing them the opportunity to reach their highest potential.


Khalil Gatlin

Khalil Gatlin

School Board Member
Associate, Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force
Associate, Liberal Arts, Weber State University
Associate, Science, University of Phoenix
Master, Business Administration, University of Phoenix
Doctor, Business Administration, California Southern University

Board Term: April 17, 2020 to April 17, 2022

Master Sergeant Khalil Gatlin serves as the Superintendent, Force Management for the Second Air Force/Detachment 1 Technical Training Center. He is responsible for the training of high caliber and diverse trainees for leadership level work for future leaders of the U.S. Air Force. He develops, applies, and leverages a training program emphasizing leadership development by mentoring trainees to maximize their experiences and backgrounds. He also serves as the Detachment Recruiting Superintendent which duties include construction, management, and execution of all unit recruiting efforts.

Sandra Wellman

Sandra Wellman

School Board Member
Bachelor, Music in Clarinet Performance, Texas Tech University
Master, Music in Clarinet Performance, Texas Christian University

Board Term: April 17, 2020 to April 17, 2022

Senior Master Sergeant Sandra H. Wellman is the Superintendent for the Air Force Band of the West, JBSA-Lackland Air Force Base. She advises and provides trusted counsel to the unit commander on personnel, directives, policies, and programs. Sergeant Wellman hails from Lubbock, Texas and prior to entering the Air Force, she was a sought-after Clarinet Instructor and Clinician for a variety of Texas School districts. Her passion for education has afforded her the opportunity to instruct over 3,00 hours to over 350 Noncommissioned Officers as an Air force Professional Military Instructor. She is currently working towards earning her special education teaching certificate and developing a research proposal focusing on how to create an ADHD focused classroom.