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Board of Trustees Biographies

President – Jimmie Alaniz

J AlanizJimmie Alaniz is a proud 1980 graduate of Sinton High School.  He attended Texas A&M Corpus Christi and earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  Jimmie is a Probation Officer with the San Patricio Adult Probation department.  He has been married for 31 years, to Irene Alaniz, an educator in Sinton I.S.D.  They have two children, Ashley and Jonathon, both graduates of Sinton High School.  His willingness to serve as a board of trustee for 14 years is his passion for public service and the belief in the educational opportunities Sinton I.S.D. provides for our students.

Vice President – Danny Lorberau

D LorberauBio coming soon!

Secretary - Robin Brown

R BrownRobin and her husband, Keith Brown, have owned the House of Trophies in Sinton, Texas since 2010.  They moved to Sinton in 1995 and raised both of their boys, Brett and Braeden Brown in Sinton.  Robin has a degree in Legal Assisting and worked as a trial paralegal for a defense medical malpractice firm in Corpus Christi for 12 years and then as a trial paralegal for a plaintiffs’ civil litigation firm for 6 years before purchasing the House of Trophies in Sinton.  During this period of time, she was the lead singer for the Country Breeze band.  Robin has served Sinton as a board member of the Sinton Youth Football League and as a board member and President of Sinton Little League.  She is an active member of the Sinton Chamber of Commerce and has served on the Chamber boardl.  She has served on the Sinton High School Sports Booster Club for a number of years and has been the Booster Club’s President for the last 4 years.  Robin was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2021.  In 2023, Robin was voted in as Secretary of the Board of Trustees.

Board Member - Sam Lankford

S LankfordSam Lankford is an Operations Manager for Nutrien Ag Solutions in Taft, TX.  He has been on the Sinton ISD Board of Trustees since May of 2007. Sam is a 1973 graduate of Sinton High School.  His siblings, wife and  both of his children graduated from Sinton High School. Currently, his three school aged grandchildren attend Sinton schools. He believes that Sinton is a community that strives to support our educational process, regardless of the path that a student desires to follow. Sam hopes that in some small way, he can give back to the community that has meant so much to his family.  “We are investing our time and efforts for the future of tomorrow’s leaders and decision makers. GO BIG MAROON!”

Board Member - Carol Reagan

C ReaganCarol Reagan was elected to the Board in 2013.  Carol and her husband (Joel) have resided in the Sinton community for over 33 years where they have raised their 3 sons (Blake) (Jones) (Whit) all products of Sinton ISD.  She has served the Sinton community as an educator for 27 years, beginning her career as a para-professional, teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, Director of Reading and Director of Federal Programs.  After retiring in 2011 from Sinton ISD, she was employed as the head of School at St. Philip’s Episcopal School in Beeville for 6 years.  Now retired her husband of 45 years and she continue to reside in Sinton where their 3 married sons and 6 grandchildren live and attend Sinton ISD schools.

Board Member – Ethen Garza

E GarzaBio coming soon!

Board Member - Crystal Saldana

C SaldanaCrystal Saldana is a 2002 Sinton High School graduate. She attended Del Mar College in Corpus Christi where she received a degree in Court Reporting, and has been a freelance court reporter for the last 12 years. For the past 19 years, she has been married to her high school sweetheart, a 1999 Sinton High School alum. They have resided in Sinton all of their lives, where they are raising their two school-aged children. Over the past 10 years, Crystal has volunteered in numerous positions throughout our district and looks forward to serving the community as a member of the SISD Board of Trustees.