NAME: Kimberly Mannke
DEPARTMENT/CAMPUS: Student Services, One AISD Center
TITLE: Secretary to the Executive Director of Student Services
YEARS WITH AISD: In July I will have my 3-year anniversary
WHERE ARE YOU FROM? WHAT SCHOOL DID YOU ATTEND? I grew up in Shallowater, TX, where I graduated in 1990 from Shallowater High School. I moved to Abilene in 2015 from Eastland where I raised my children.
TELLS US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY: I am happily married to my husband, Bryan Mannke. I have a daughter, Kelsey, who is a Physical Therapy Assistant in Lubbock. I have a son, Kolton, who will be graduating from Texas Tech in May. I have a step-son, Aaron, who attends the University of Texas at Arlington and another step-son, Luke, who attends Cooper High School.
TELL US SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT YOURSELF: I enjoy deer hunting with my husband.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF YOUR JOB? In Student Services, we deal with upset parents on a daily basis. To be able to calm the parent and help get situations resolved is a fulfilling part of this job.
WHAT HER BOSS SAYS ABOUT HER: “Kim is one of the very best assistants I have ever seen. She has a joyful spirit in all that she does. She is extremely efficient, detailed, accurate and kind. Kim is truly a huge asset to all of Abilene ISD.” – Dr. Dan Dukes, Executive Director of Student Services