Ann Richards School Foundation

The Ann Richards School Foundation secures resources to ensure the success of Ann Richards School students and builds a sustainable and effective public-private partnership that supports the school.

The Ann Richards School Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible and support the school’s enhancement programs that provide opportunities and support for our students. Enhancement Programs include our College Bound program with full-time college advising staff and college visits at every grade level, summer programs, after-school programs, speakers and field experiences, scholarships for students, and curriculum and professional development. 

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Upcoming Events

The Ann Richards School Foundation hosts events and fundraisers throughout the year to help support the young women leaders of the Ann Richards School. Learn how you can help.

The Ann Richards School Birthday Bash


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The ARS Foundation

The school’s enhancement programming would not be possible without the generous support from the Governor’s Council.  Contributors give an annual donation of $1,000, $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 or more.  Members receive special recognition and are invited to attend events throughout the year. Join the Governor’s Council here.

Board of Directors 

The Ann Richards School Foundation's Board of Directors provides critical leadership and oversight of the investments in programming at the school.

Theresa Alvarez  Wells Fargo Bank

Jenny Ahearn  Foundation for the Education of Young Women

Lynn McBee  Executive Director, Foundation for the Education of Young Women

M'Lou Bell  Shareholder, Munsch Hardt Kopf and Harr, P.C.

Kathy Bolner  Community Volunteer  - Chairman of the Board

Dr. Meria Carstarphen  Superintendent, Austin ISD

Nicole Covert Community Volunteer

Jeanne Goka  Principal, Ann Richards School

Stacey Hadash  Manging Director, Bank of America

Jacquelyn Hawkins  Community Volunteer

Mary Herman  Community Volunteer

Claire Korioth  Attorney, Retired

Rick Mendoza  CPA, Shareholder, R. Mendoza & Company, P.C.

Lynelle McKay  Executive Director, Girl Scouts of Central Texas

Michelle Morse Founder and CEO, Michelle Morse Consulting

Teri O'Glee  Executive Director, Ann Richards School Foundation

Edmund Oropez  Associate Superintendent for High Schools, AISD

Liliana Patino  Community Volunteer

Ellen Richards  Chair Emeritus, Ann Richards School Foundation 

Celina Romero  PartnerDuggins Wren Mann & Romero, LLP

Alejandro Ruelas  CMO & Managing Partner, LatinWorks

Stuart Smith  Partner, Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP

Mark Strama  Google Fiber

Mark Williams Community Volunteer

Janet Wright  Vice President - Corporate, Securities & Finance Counsel, Dell, Inc.