New Weatherford ISD board members sworn in at special meeting

05/27/2014 9:32 AM

05/27/2014 9:33 AM

The two newest Weatherford ISD Board members were sworn in following a canvassing of the votes at a special-called meeting in the District Services Building Boardroom.

On May 16, Tiffany Branson, a Weatherford resident since 2006, and Mike Guest, an 18-year Weatherford resident, both recited the oath and will take their seats at next month’s meeting. There will also be a cermonial swearing in June 12 before that meeting.

Branson graduated from The University of North Texas with a B.B.A. in finance in 2000 and received her Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University in 2003. Branson is a practicing attorney and owns her own firm, The Law Office of Tiffany N. Branson, P.C.

Through that capacity, she advocates for children who have been removed from their families due to abuse or neglect. Branson has also worked as an adjunct at Weatherford College teaching Business Law since 2009. Branson has a strong passion for her work and for children.

Branson is also active serving at Austin Elementary sitting on the PTA Executive Board and sits on other boards in the community serving our youth. She has received numerous accolades over the years, including Attorney Ad Litem for the children in 2012.

Branson is married to her husband, John, and they have two children: Owen and Caroline (Carly). Owen attends Austin Elementary and Carly will begin kindergarten at Austin in the fall.

Guest is a 1992 graduate of Tarleton State University in Stephenville with a BBA in Business Management. He is the past president of the WISD Football Booster Club, past president of the WISD Basketball Booster Club and current member of the WISD Education Foundation.

Guest is the owner and president of Alpha Systems Manufacturers Representatives LLC. Alpha Systems represents several manufacturing companies across the U.S. and provides services to small to mid-sized manufacturing companies focusing on increasing their sales and marketing presence, implementing effective quality procedures and developing operations in each company to compete more effectively and aggressively in the marketplace.

Guest has been married to his high school sweetheart, Shannon, for 20 years and they have two children that attend WISD. Logan is a 2014 graduating senior and Lane is a sophomore.

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