Keep Greg Pharris for Forney ISD School Board: Experience Matters


With over a decade of experience serving the Forney ISD community, Greg’s commitment to our students is unwavering.


About Greg Pharris


A dedicated husband, father, and man of deep faith, Greg believes in putting students first in every decision he makes. Greg has served as on the Forney ISD School Board since 2008, guiding the district through years of significant grown and change.


His leadership is rooted in the “Pharris Philosophy”: the belief that every student deserves the opportunity to explore and learn how to use their gifts and resources.


Greg is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments, a member of the Forney Chamber of Commerce, the Terrell Chamber of Commerce, and the Lions Club. Together with his wife, Karrie, a retired Forney ISD teacher, they support the Forney Education Foundation. Greg and Karrie’s two children, Ragan and Reed, are proud Forney ISD graduates.



Greg’s leadership has assisted Forney ISD achieve numerous milestones:


Consistent grown in student population and staffing. Currently with 16,500+ students and 2,500 employees.


Successful passage of two major bond proposals, with overwhelming community support: $680 Million in 2019 (73% approval) and $1.2 billion in 2022 (65% approval).


Partnerships with Dallas College and Texas Tech University for higher education opportunities.


Campus reorganizations.


Opening of the Opportunity Central for College, Career, and Community in Fall 2023.


Construction of the Aquatic Center for students and community use.


Upgraded athletic facilities for both high schools, with phase two expansions planned for 2023.


Increased budgets for fine arts programs throughout the district.


Implementation of Capturing Kids’ Hearts, a program which trains staff to positively impact students and build meaningful relationships.


Enhanced security measures, including the addition of FISD police force and security personnel, as well as upgraded equipment and processes on campuses.


Vision for the Future


The future is exciting and bright for Forney ISD. We need strong and experienced leadership on the school board.


Greg is dedicated to ensuring Forney ISD remains a place where every student can explore opportunities and find true calling.


We need Greg Pharris to continue as a member of the Forney ISD Board of Trustees.