Martina Lemond Dixon is a third generation Houstonian and has lived in Kingwood for 22 years. Martina has a BA in Communications from Auburn University, a Post Baccalaureate in Construction Management, and an MA in Education from LSU.
She and her husband Scott have four children, Cassidy, a graduate of Howard University in D.C., Alec, a senior at The University of Alabama, Sydney, a freshman at Spelman College in Georgia, and Ian, a junior at Kingwood High School. As an interfaith family, the Dixon’s are members of St. Martha Catholic Church in Kingwood and Lakewood Church in Houston.
HUMBLE ISD SCHOOL BOARD
Currently, Martina serves on the Humble ISD School Board as Board President. She has served as Board Vice President, Board Secretary, and Parliamentarian. She has also served on the following committees, Building and Planning, Finance, Board and Superintendent Evaluation, Audit, and Advocacy. She is a Board Trustee for TASB’s (Texas Association of School Board’s) Lone Star Investment Pool, is a TASB Delegate, and holds Master Trustee designation as a Leadership TASB graduate. Martina attended NSBA’s (National School Board Association’s) Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C. in 2019 and 2020.
HCAD BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Martina also serves as the Assistant Secretary on the Harris County Appraisal District Board of Directors. In this role, she represents 24 school districts in Harris County and four community college systems.
SERVING HUMBLE ISD
When it comes to serving the district, Martina has worn many hats. She has served on the Executive Board of the Humble ISD Education Foundation as the Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair, and on the Grant Review Committee. She was a member of the district’s Dream Team Education Task Force, which is the group who sets the community-wide vision for the Portrait of a Graduate. Other roles have included, the Executive Board for the Humble ISD Council of PTAs, a Delegate for the Humble ISD Council of PTAs, the PTA Council Scholarship Chair, and the Greentree Elementary PTA Board as the Legislative Chair. She also headed the planning committee to reinstate the PTSA at Humble High School in 2012-13, and then became the Humble High School PTSA President, a greeter at Creekwood Middle School, participated in the Grant Prize Posse, attended Rally Day in Austin twice to discuss education issues with our State Senators and State Representatives on behalf of the Humble ISD Council of PTAs, and much more.
AMERICAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF ABU DHABI SCHOOL BOARD
For four years, the Dixon family lived abroad in Abu Dhabi, UAE, while maintaining their residence in Kingwood. During this time, Martina was elected to the Board of Trustees at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi, which is affiliated with the U.S. State Department. While on the school board, Martina served as Board Secretary, Curriculum Chair, and Communications Chair. For school board leadership training, Martina attended NESA Leadership Conferences with the U.S. Office of Overseas Schools in Amman, Jordan, and in Athens, Greece.
Martina has 13 years of teaching experience, eight of which were at North Shore High School in Galena Park ISD, where she attended high school. During her tenure at NSHS, she served on the site-based decision-making committee, and she twice received the highly coveted Diamond Award, where students in the Top 5% in the district select one teacher who made the greatest impact in their life. Her teaching experience also includes Spring ISD, Houston ISD, and Dekalb County Schools.
In the community, Martina is a member of the Humble-Kingwood Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., was the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class President in 2013-2014, and was a board member at the Lake Houston Family YMCA from 2017-2021.