School Board

Major General

James Williams


Commanding General, 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps (ret.) – over 35 years of service worldwide

Policy leadership in military, government, industry, non-profits, and service to communities.

Masters: International Security Studies, U.S. Army War College, 2000; Hospital Management/Public Health, Yale University, 1984; Government and National Security Affairs, Georgetown University, 1981

Baccalaureate, Slippery Rock University, 1975

Dr. Lynne Beach

Vice President

Pediatrician serving DFW communities for over 20 years.

Residency, Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, 1988

M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1985

B.S., Zoology, Texas A&M, 1981

Tracy Cox


Controller, Service First Mortgage Corporation

Previous service with Ericsson telecommunications, LSG Sky Chefs, Bank of America, Rexene chemicals and CyrusOne, PriceWaterhouse Coopers.

M.B.A., Texas A&M, 1983

B.B.A., Finance, Texas A&M, 1981

Dr. Soner Tarim

Board Member

Dr. Soner Tarim is the founder of Harmony Public Schools and he has been an educational advocate for nearly 30 years, encouraging students in underserved communities to pursue learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. He established first Harmony in August 2000 in Houston Texas and he was the first principal/CEO at Houston campus while serving 200 students.

Peter A. Gudmundsson

Board Member

Over 17 years as a CEO with experience in education, human capital, media, private equity, venture capital, and

start-up and turnaround management.

M.B.A., Harvard University

B.A., Brown University

Chris Moreland 

Board Member

ILTexas District Office

1820 N. Glenville Dr. #100 Richardson, TX 75081

Phone: 972-479-9078

Fax: 972.479.9129

Board Members

President:  Gen. Williams 

Vice-President:  Dr. Lynne Beach 

Secretary: Tracy Cox 

Board Member: Dr. Soner Tarim

Board Member: Peter A. Gudmundsson

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