Mrs. Kayla Mendez
Board Vice President
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.