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Kayla Mendez

Mrs. Kayla Mendez
Board Vice President

  • Current Term: May 1, 2021 – May 3, 2025 (Appointed in August 2019 to fill an unexpired term)
  • Occupation: Process Engineer, CNS Pantex Plant

AISD Board Member Ms. Kayla Mendez

Kayla Mendez was appointed to an unexpired term on the AISD Board of Trustees in August 2019, and elected to a four-year term in May 2021. Kayla attended Oak Dale Elementary School and Bowie Middle School in Amarillo and graduated from Caprock High School in 2010. Kayla received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering with a minor in bioengineering and mathematics from Texas Tech University in 2015. She went on to earn a Master’s degree from West Texas A&M University in finance and economics in 2018.

Mrs. Mendez has been a Process Engineer at CNS Pantex Plant since August 2015. In her job at Pantex, she directs and assists engineering technicians in manufacturing processes. Kayla is married to a fellow Caprock and Texas Tech graduate. She has several nieces and nephews who attend Amarillo ISD schools.