H.R. No. 155
         WHEREAS, Veteran educator Vernagene Mott of Pflugerville
  Independent School District has been elected to a one-year term on
  the board of directors of the Texas Association of School Boards;
         WHEREAS, Founded in 1949, TASB is a statewide nonprofit
  organization dedicated to representing and supporting more than a
  thousand Texas school districts and community colleges; the
  association is governed by a delegate assembly and a 44-member
  board of directors made up of representatives from local school
  boards across the state; and
         WHEREAS, Vernagene Mott is currently the secretary of the
  Pflugerville ISD board of trustees, where she has served for four
  years; as a new member of the TASB board, she will represent TASB
  Region 13C; and
         WHEREAS, Herself a graduate of Pflugerville High School, Ms.
  Mott holds a bachelor's degree with honors in math and chemistry
  from The University of Texas at Austin; she was a teacher at
  Pflugerville High School for many years, acting as chair of the math
  and science departments and as a sponsor of the National Honor
  Society; from 1964 until her retirement from teaching in 2003, she
  was a member of the Texas Classroom Teachers Association; and
         WHEREAS, This outstanding community leader is also a charter
  member of the Pflugerville Educators' Association and the Heritage
  House Museum, as well as a founder of Heritage House Partners; she
  has been active in water issues, working with the Lower Colorado
  River Authority Watershed Watch Education Committee and the
  Manville Water Supply Company board of directors; a devoted member
  of Immanuel Lutheran Church, she chaired its 125th Anniversary
  Committee; and
         WHEREAS, For her many contributions to her community, Ms.
  Mott has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the
  Greater Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce; and
         WHEREAS, The quality of public education in Texas depends
  greatly on the caring efforts of concerned members of the
  community, and with her election to the TASB board, Vernagene Mott
  continues her long history of tireless advocacy on behalf of
  students and schools; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 81st Texas
  Legislature hereby commend Vernagene Mott on her election to the
  Texas Association of School Boards board of directors and extend to
  her sincere best wishes for continued success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Ms. Mott as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 155 was adopted by the House on
  February 3, 2009, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House