Robert Selders Jr.

Robert Selders
Assistant Secretary


Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (1993), Summa Cum Laude

Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts (1996)

Master’s Degree in Exercise Science (Emphasis: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention), California University of Pennsylvania (2004)

Post Master’s Certificate in Exercise and Rehabilitation Science (Emphasis: Functional Rehabilitation and Corrective Exercise Programming), California University of Pennsylvania (2010)

Community involvement

Public Civic Offices Held

GISD School Board Trustee – Member (2015 – Present)
GISD Council of PTAs - Platinum Angel (2015 – Present)
GISD School Health Advisory Council - Parent Co-Chair (2009 – 2015)


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland Board of Directors
Hope Clinic Community Advisory Council
Center for Reform of School Systems – Fellow
Council of Urban Boards of Education
Texas Association of School Boards – Assembly Delegate (Alternate)
North Texas Area Association of School Boards
Garland Chamber of Commerce
Rowlett Chamber of Commerce
Leadership Garland Alumni Association
Richland College Management/Business Administration Advisory Committee

Awards and achievements

Leadership Garland, Class 31 – The Best Class For Real (2012)

Special interests

Literacy for Life 2019: My Favorite Book
Playing sports
Meeting new people
Spending time with family