• School Board Member - Biography

    Charles Cunningham

    Charles Cunningham

    Charles Cunningham is a Key Accounts Consultant for Center-Point Energy, and has lived in Humble since 1994. Charles received an honorary Doctorate of Arts in Christian Leadership in 2018 from Juliana King University. 
    Mr. Cunningham was elected to the School Board in Position 4 on May 12, 2007.  He served continuously for more than 12 years, resiging in September 2019 to take a position on the City of Humble City Council. 
    On the School Board, he served as:

    • Board President
         June 2011 - June 2012
         June 2018 - June 2019
    • Vice-President
         June 2011 - June 2012
         June 2017 - June 2018
    • Secretary
         June 2010 - June 2011
    • Parliamentarian
         May 2009 - June 2010
         June 2016 - June 2017

    He was very tenacious in pursing a position on the school board. He ran for a school board position unsuccessfully five times (1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004).  In fact, he lost the 2001 election by only 10 votes.  He was finally elected to the school board on his sixth attempt, on May 12, 2007.

    Mr. Cunningham has been chairman of the School Board’s Audit Committee and has also been a member of the Finance Committee and the Building and Planning Committee.  He served as the Board's representative to the Humble ISD Education Foundation Board.

    He served as Director and a past president of the Gulf Coast Area Association of School Boards (GCAASB).  Charles was also elected by the Texas Association of School Boards to serve on the TASB Board of Directors.