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Paula Harris was elected to the Board of Education in November 2007. She served as first vice president in her first year as a trustee and again in 2010. She was sworn in as president in January 2011.
Harris is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in petroleum engineering. In her 20-plus year career in the energy industry, Ms. Harris has held a variety of positions at Schlumberger, from field engineer where she managed operations on offshore rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, to sales engineer and North American recruiting manager. As worldwide training manager, Harris developed business opportunities and teams in Europe, Africa, the Soviet Union, China, South America, and Australia...
Harris and her husband Dwayne, a US Army Bronze Star awardee for his service as combat captain in The First Gulf War, are the owners of DPM Investments. They have one daughter who attends an HISD school.