Meet the Board

Eric Dick

President

Position 2, Precinct 4

  edick@hcde-texas.org

Eric Dick serves as the President of the HCDE Board of Trustees and as trustee for Position 2, Precinct 4.

Dick is a homeowner’s insurance lawyer and owner of Dick Law Firm, PLLC.

After obtaining an associate degree from Community College, he gained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix. He obtained a Juris Doctor of Law degree from Western Michigan University and a Master's in Laws and Letters degree from the University of Alabama.

Dick began his term January 2017 with the term expiring December 2022.

 

Danyahel (Danny) Norris

Vice President

Position 6, Precinct 1

  dmnorris@hcde-texas.org

Danyahel (Danny) Norris serves as Vice President for Harris County Department of Education Position 6, Precinct 1.

Norris is an associate director and instructor of law at Thurgood Marshall School of Law on the campus of Texas Southern University. He is a practicing intellectual property attorney, principal partner of Norris & Norris Attorneys and Counselors at Law and is a past president of the Houston Lawyers Association. He shares his leadership skills through various professional organizations, including the New Leaders Council, Houston chapter.

 Norris began his term January 2019 with the term expiring December 2024.

Richard Cantu

Board Member

Position 3, At-Large

  rcantu@hcde-texas.org

Richard Cantu serves as trustee for Harris County Department of Education Position 3, At-Large.

Richard is the deputy executive director of the East Aldine Management District and has held a number of nonprofit and municipal leadership positions. 

Cantu began his term January 2019 with the term expiring December 2024.

Andrea Duhon

Board Member

Position 4, Precinct 3

  aduhon@hcde-texas.org

Andrea Duhon serves as board member for Harris County Department of Education Position 4, Precinct 3.

Duhon is a territory manager and marketing strategist for Plant Sight 3D. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in marketing from McNeese State University.

Her affiliations include community leader for Combined Arms, formerly Lone Star Veterans Association, a nonprofit helping veterans transition to civilian life. Husband Hand is active-duty Navy. Her daughter attends school in Katy.

Duhon was appointed to her position in December 2019 with the term ending December 2025.

 

Amy Flores Hinojosa

Board Member

Position 1, Precinct 2

ahinojosa@hcde-texas.org

Amy Flores Hinojosa serves as board member for Harris County Department of Education Position 1, Precinct 2.

As a process engineer, she is employed by Chevron Corporation as project manager in technology development. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston.

She resides in Pasadena with her husband and two children and shares her passion for education through several student and professional mentoring initiatives. As the founder of Community Leaders Encouraging Academia Through Sports, Inc. or CLEATS, the Pasadena native heads a community youth athletic program which allows students to explore their college futures by visiting local universities.

During 2020, Hinojosa serves as director on the board of ProUnitas, a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness for health and wellness resources for youth to be successful in school and beyond. She continues to grow her leadership skills as a Houston Leadership ISD 2020 fellow and a Houston Latinos for Education 2019 fellow.

Don Sumners

Board Member

Position 7, At-Large

  dsumners@hcde-texas.org

Don Sumners serves as trustee for Harris County Department of Education Position 7. 

Sumners is a certified public accountant and the former Harris County Tax Assessor/Collector.

He serves on the Audit and Budget Board committees for HCDE and is the Board representative to the Head Start Policy Council.

Sumners began his term January 2015 with the term expiring December 2020.

Mike Wolfe

Board Member

Position 5, At-Large

  mwolfe@hcde-texas.org

Mike Wolfe serves as an elected trustee for Harris County Department of Education in Position 5, At-Large. Wolfe previously served a term as an HCDE Trustee in Position 3, At-Large. 

Wolfe began his term January 2015 with the term expiring December 2020.