The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has reelected Sonal Bhuchar of Fort Bend ISD to a three-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 4G.
Bhuchar has been a trustee on the Fort Bend ISD (FBISD) Board since May 2006. During her tenure, she has served as secretary and president. Her involvement with the district preceded her election to the board. Bhuchar is a member of the FBISD School Health Advisory Committee and the Fort Bend Education Foundation, where she was secretary in 2005 and chaired the Districtwide Diversity Initiative in 2006–08.
She is a past member of the Community Relations and Partnerships Advisory Board and the G/T Parent Advisory Committee. She has chaired and collaborated on various FBISD projects, including WATCH, a health education initiative. In addition, she was responsible for spearheading the first-ever Legislative Agenda and Student Leadership Program in FBISD under the auspices of the board.
Bhuchar was born in Bombay, India, and attended St. Xavier’s College and Seth G.S. Medical College, earning a bachelor’s degree. She is married to Subodh Bhuchar, a physician, and has three children who are graduates and students of FBISD.