Degrees and Certifications:

Forrest Collins - President

Forrest Collins has lived in the Fort Worth area all his life and has been on the Board of Trustees since 2016. His term expires in May 2025. Mr. Collins became Board President in May 2023.

Mr. Collins graduated from Arlington High School in 1999. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, and he also holds a Master Electrician License. He is the president of his family electrical business.

He is married to Stefanie, who is a special education teacher in a nearby district, and they have two Bearcat children, Cash and Ryder. In his free time he loves traveling with his family, coaching our kids and advocating for families.

His favorite part of being a trustee is being able to make a difference in the lives of our children. He believes that public education is a ladder by which any child, regardless of circumstance, can work to climb to achieve success.