Our Team



Degrees and Certifications:

Danielle Clark

Chief Communications Officer
Email: dclark@hcde-texas.org

Danielle Clark is the chief communications officer at HCDE. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California. Before joining HCDE in August of 2018, she worked as the executive director of communications for the Pourdre School District in Fort Collins, Co. Clark is an accredited public relations (APR) professional with more than 20 years in urban, suburban and rural educational settings. She has held leadership roles in three National School Public Relations Association state chapters, was named one of four top front-runners in the country in 2017 and was named one of 100 Top Women in Communications in the country in 2019.



Degrees and Certifications:

Lindsey Sanders

Director of Communications
Email: lindsey.sanders@hcde-texas.org

Lindsey Sanders is the director of Communications for Harris County Department of Education. The role marks Sanders’ return to the Department, having served as a communications coordinator from 2016 to 2018.

Sanders most recently served as the communications director at the Katy Independent School District, where she began her career in 2012. Before that, she was the community relations director for the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District for nearly four years.

The Texas native holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Baylor University and is an active member of the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) and National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). Sanders is also a Class of 2020 graduate of the Central Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Fort Bend program, which cultivates future leaders who wish to take an active role in their communities.

News Media and Public Information

  • Emily Ortiz
    Administrative Assistant

    Shelby Buchtien
    Events Coordinator

    Oliver Dyke
    Web Content Coordinator

    Carl Glatzel
    Graphic Design Manager

    Debra Sanchez-Treese
    Multimedia Manager

    Angel Verdejo
    Communications Manager

  • Razzak Akorede
    Creative Content Coordinator

    Jessica Lieng
    Multimedia Content Coordinator

    Maritza Loera
    Multimedia Production Coordinator

    Juan Lopez
    Creative Content Coordinator

    Shelby Trahan
    Communications Coordinator