Dr. Rick Westfall has served as Keller ISD Superintendent since 2017. He spent the previous six years as the Deputy Superintendent in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, and before joining GCISD was Principal at Keller High School from 2008-11.
In his first five years in Keller ISD, the community approved a Tax Ratification Election that resulted in a tax rate "swap and drop," in which the overall tax rate was lowered by $0.01; the community passed a $315 million Bond Proposal; he oversaw District Visioning process that involved thousands of stakeholders and redefined Keller ISD values; and he helped guide KISD through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Westfall holds a Doctorate in Education Administration degree from Tarleton State University, a Master’s Degree from Texas Christian University, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University (Ohio). His wife, Michelle, is a former elementary school teacher, and they have one son who currently attends Texas A&M University.