Porter will oversee the Community Relations and Partnerships Department and will be responsible for providing leadership, direction and execution of major district communication programs, events and activities. She began her tenure in FBISD in 2000 as the District’s School/Business Partnership Coordinator. She later became the Communications Coordinator and was promoted to Director of Communications in 2009. Prior to joining FBISD, Porter served as the Director of Marketing for the Fort Bend County Museum Association.
Porter holds a Master of Strategic Public Relations degree from The George Washington University and Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from the University of Houston. She also obtained her APR (Accredited in Public Relations) certification from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Porter and her husband, Steve, live in Sugar Land and have three sons who are Fort Bend ISD graduates. Prior to her employment with the District, she was a Volunteer In Public Schools, a Citizen Bond Advisory Committee member and a Fort Bend Education Foundation Board member.