At its regular February meeting Tuesday night, the Lamar CISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Mike Rockwood to be the District’s Executive Director of Communications. He is scheduled to start February 27.
Rockwood replaces Christy Willman, who retired at the end of January.
Rockwood is currently the Communication Specialist at Sheldon ISD, which is just to the east of Houston. Prior to working in school communications, Rockwood worked in television, including positions at KIAH in Houston and television stations in Alabama, Alaska, Waco and Bryan.
He has his degree in Speech Communications from Texas A&M University and is seeking his master’s in Strategic Public Relations from George Washington University in Washington, DC.