Trustee Craig Allen, Place 1

Craig Allen

Craig Allen is currently in the second year of his second stint as a Keller ISD Trustee, having also served from 2008-17. He took office again in May 2019. 

Mr. Allen works at Texas Christian University as Executive Director for Housing and Dining. His career in higher education spans more than 25 years and four different insitituions, including both public and private higher education. His parents were both teachers in New York, where he grew up, and his sister is a teacher in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. 

"Education has always been a passion of mine, and I believe that education can transform lives," Mr. Allen said. "I am honored to be back on the Keller ISD Board of Trustees to serve our community and the children of KISD." 

Mr. Allen holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, a Master's degree in Higher Education, and is currently pursuing his doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Administration. His wife, Shannon, works as a communications director for a school in Fort Worth and he has three children – two that graduated from Timber Creek High School and one who is still enrolled in KISD.

Mr. Allen's current term on the Board will expire in May 2022.