Endorsements & Testimonials
Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne, TX-24
Representative Giovanni Capriglione, House District 98
Tim O'Hare, Republican Nominee for Tarrant County Judge
Mayor John Huffman, City of Southlake
Chad Patton, Southlake City Council
Ronell Smith, Southlake City Council
Amy Torres-Lepp, Southlake City Council
Dr. Randy Robbins, Southlake City Council
Kathy Talley, Southlake City Council
Randy Williamson, Southlake City Council
Cam Bryan, CISD School Board Trustee
Hannah Smith, CISD School Board Trustee
Matt Rinaldi, Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas*
Rick Barnes, Tarrant County Republican Party Chair
Tom Wilder, Tarrant County District Clerk
Pat Hardy, Texas State Board of Education, District 11
Shannon Wood, Tarrant County College District Board of Trustees
Anne Gebhart, State Republican Executive Committee, SD 9
Warren Norred, State Republican Executive Committee, District 10
Konni Burton, former Texas Senator
Matt Krause, former State Representative
Andy Nguyen, former County Commissioner
John Terrell, former Southlake Mayor
Andy Wambsganss, former Southlake Mayor
Laura Hill, former Southlake Mayor
Shawn McCaskill, former Southlake City Councilmember
Al Zito, former Southlake City Councilmember
Chris Archer, former Southlake City Council and CISD School Board President
Carolyn Hill Morris, former Southlake City Council and CISD Teacher
Read Ballew, former CISD School Board President
Charles Wegman, former CISD School Board Trustee
Craig Rothmeier, former CISD School Board Trustee
Matt Bryant, former CISD School Board Trustee
Fred Stovall, former CISD School Board Trustee
Frances Scharli, Southlake Parks and Recreation Board Chair
Lori Palmer, former Southlake Parks and Recreation Vice Chair
Mayor Armin Mizani, City of Keller
Dr. Charles Randklev, KISD School Board Trustee
Tammy Nakamura, Colleyville City Council
Southlake Families PAC
1776 Project PAC
Patriot Mobile Action
True Texas Project
DFW Conservative Voters PAC
Mary Elizabeth Castle, JD, Senior Policy Advisor, Texas Values
Carlos E. Turcios, Star-Telegram Columnist & Founder Fort Worth First
Donna Baker, Precinct Chair 3545
Alan Drennan, Precinct Chair 3542
Lisa Grimaldi, Precinct Chair 1109
Laura Oakley, President, Grapevine Republican Club
Glenn Story, Precinct Chair 3558
David Halverson, Precinct Chair 3038, Former SREC SD 12
Dana Loesch, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host and Best-Selling Author
J Neal Armstrong
Becky Renfro Borbolla
Anh Chi Busboom
Patty Lynn Cesander
Jordan Milner Cook
Kathy Del Calvo
Leo Del Calvo
Leo Del Calvo Jr.
Leigh Ann Downing
Gina Monroe French
Gary H Hargett
Joseph Edward Harvey
Paul A. Krishna
Paul P. Krishna
Jessica Amstater Lane
Julia D McDonald
Cindy Sue Petty
Lacey N Rees
Brian K Rich
Martin W. Schelling
John Michael Tate
Dr. Jean Tuggey
Kate Van de Berghe
Sanjay V Veerabathina
Ann Marie Walker
Elizabeth Hoover Wall
Holly Butcher Wierick
Cheryl L. Wilson
Anthony Zaleski Jr.
"Andrew Yeager is a solid conservative who is in the trenches, fighting to keep public schools from becoming politicized. I applaud his conviction and integrity. Join me in endorsing Andrew Yeager for re-election to Carroll ISD Board of Trustees."
-Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne, TX-24
Andrew Yeager is a man of integrity, intentionality, and conviction. And he is a family man with a deep commitment to our community and CISD schools. His experience as a businessman is invaluable in making sure our operations are run efficiently and our budgets are managed soundly. His experience as a professor is also invaluable in ensuring CISD maintains the highest commitment to quality education, promoting students' best interests, and retaining some of the best teachers in Texas. Join me in supporting Andrew Yeager for re-election to CISD School Board."
-Representative Giovanni Capriglione, House District 98
“It is our pleasure to support Andrew Yeager for re-election to Carroll ISD Board of Trustees. Andrew’s common sense conservatism, business acumen, and professional demeanor are an asset to the Board as it sets educational policy for our incredible district. We urge you to join us and vote for Andrew.”
-Mayor John Huffman and Elizabeth Huffman
“Carroll ISD is at a critical crossroads. Our community must re-elect proven leaders like Andrew Yeager to help guide our district into a bright future. Andrew is committed to fiscal responsibility, transparent governance, and partnering with parents to provide the best possible education for all of our Dragons. Andrew will continue to serve our district and community with the highest degree of integrity and character. I’m honored to endorse Carroll ISD Trustee Andrew Yeager for re-election.”
-Hannah Smith, Carroll ISD School Board Trustee
"I am more than excited to endorse Andrew for re-election to this very important position. With many years of experience in sales and management, along with being a professor in higher education, Andrew has all of the right qualifications. His belief in adhering to fiscal sound principles, commitment to transparent communication and a clear focus on academic excellence will continue to serve this board and community well."
-Cam Bryan, Carroll ISD School Board Trustee
"The Smith family could not be happier to endorse Andrew Yeager for re-election to the Carroll ISD school board. Our kids deserve to receive the best educational experience available. We expect and demand as much. Andrew is making certain that the community’s values are upheld, ensuring that our kids attend safe schools and get a top-notch education as they prepare for the challenging world that awaits them."
-Ronell Smith, Southlake City Councilmember
"I proudly endorse Andrew Yeager for re-election to the Carroll ISD School Board. A proven leader and committed Southlake volunteer, he is dedicated to continuing the District's focus on academic excellence for all Dragons. He will continue to work hard for transparent communications from the
administration, staff and board. I'm proud to endorse Andrew!"
-Former Southlake Mayor John Terrell
"Andrew is committed to a quality education for all Dragons. A dedicated volunteer with a servant heart, he has given hundreds of hours of community service hours to Southlake and CISD. Andrew’s academic and business backgrounds position him uniquely to lead on the CISD Board of Trustees. His commitment to transparency, fiscal responsibility and academic excellence is why I endorse Andrew Yeager for re-election as CISD Trustee."
-Former Southlake Mayor Andy Wambsganss
"Andrew Yeager is a class act, highly intelligent and someone we can trust. He will continue to work hard to ensure our tax dollars are spent wisely and to make sure our kids continue to get a high-quality education. Christen and I are behind him 100% and know he has the experience needed to keep Carroll ISD the top school district in Texas."
-Tim O'Hare, former Tarrant County Republican Party Chair
"As a former President of the CISD School Board and City Council Member, l proudly endorse Andrew and am confident he will be a great addition to the Board!"
-Chris Archer, former City Councilmember and CISD School Board President
"As a former City Councilman and continued Community Advocate I wholeheartedly endorse Andrew for re-election for CISD Trustee. He is both level-headed and common-sense oriented. I know that he will continue to do a great job on behalf of our Children, the ISD and the Community. He loves Our Southlake and has the communities' best interests at heart."
-Al Zito, former Southlake City Councilmember
"Andrew shares my values and is doing a great job on the CISD School Board. I endorse him for re-election."
-Charles Wegman, former CISD School Board Trustee
"I am honored to support Andrew Yeager for re-election. His thoughtful and deliberate nature make him an excellent asset to the Board. Furthermore, the fact that he is kind when dealing with others (whether they agree with him or not) will continue to prove effective as a trustee, as well as serve as an example for all the children in CISD."
-Matt Bryant, former CISD School Board Trustee
"As a former CISD School Board Trustee (9 yrs.)/ President (4 yrs.) we proudly endorse ANDREW YEAGER."
-Read Ballew & Trish Ballew, former CISD School Board President
"Andrew is a gentlemanly scholar who is passionate about our school district. His experience as a professor gives him a unique classroom experience as well as an eye as to what is needed for college readiness. His business experience will be an asset to balancing the budget. In a political climate of loud voices, Andrew is the ever steady, calm and resolute common sense presence. I wholeheartedly support Andrew Yeager for re-election to the school board."
"I'm proud to endorse Andrew Yeager for re-election for CISD School Board, Place 7. His strong conservative values and leadership skills are so needed to help schools refocus on academics. As a current adjunct professor, he also has a unique perspective of being able to relate to what teachers are experiencing today."
- Shannon Wood, Tarrant County College District Board of Trustees, District 2
"Andrew is the thoughtful conservative that CISD needs to help restore the trust of our community."
-Fred & Genevieve Stovall, former CISD Trustee
"I've known Andrew for just a few years and admired how he's stood up and offered substantive leadership in school matters. Vote Andrew!"
-Warren Norred, State Republican Executive Committee, District 10
"Mr. Yeager is a great Mentor and Professor. He had such a impact on my academic career. His ability to relate, inspire, and listen to others allowed my classmates and I to see how to approach challenges and how to overcome them. He spoke with truth and led by example and I cherish that everyday."
"As A Grapevine GOP Precinct Chair, I endorse Andrew for his conservative vision, energy and enthusiasm."
"Andrew Yeager has been a great addition to the School Board.
We need to elect him again in May. As an over-55 Southlaker, I see the school system as critical to maintaining my property value and keeping Southlake a strong community."
"Andrew is fully qualified to be reelected for CISD School board. In his short time representing the silent majority of our city, positive changes are happening to encourage the fundamentals of learning. He also asks the question how do we pay for this every time so that the school lives by a budget and not just more debt and inefficient educational 'Like to have' vs. 'Necessary' programs."
"Proud and Honored to Endorse Andrew Yeager for re-election to the School Board!"
"Our household is honored to endorse Trustee Andrew Yeager, a man of faith & impeccable character, a man who listens, then communicates with a calm & respectful tone. Most importantly, as a professional businessman & educator, Andrew clearly has a passion to improve CISD for all."
"Mr. Yeager possesses all the skills and commitment to education that Southlake demands of our public schools. I am proud to endorse Andrew for re-election."
"Andrew Yeager is the right choice for Carroll ISD - a husband, father, business and community leader who will put children first by standing with parents!"
"Andrew Yeager is that rare individual who is confident, yet humble enough to put the genuine needs of community ahead of personal ambition or celebrity. His exceptional service on the Carroll ISD Board comes at a time when individual courage is our most lacking local and national resource."
"Dragon Parent, Business Owner, First Generation American. I could not think of anyone better for this role!"
"100% endorse Andrew Yeager for this school board seat. His values, morals and character are what we need."
"Andrew has been diligently identifying and confronting the cronyism, political indoctrination and misdirected curriculums in schools for years now. His truth and character are needed."
-Moms for Liberty, Tarrant County
"Andrew is a kind, thoughtful, and dedicated volunteer that will make sure our kids get the best education possible. He is not only a concerned parent but also brings the perspective of a student (given his recent masters degree) and teacher (given he’s adjunct professor position at UNT). He will represent Southlake well."
"Andrew is a strong conservative who is willing and unafraid to stand for what he knows is right."
"Andrew has strong conservative values and proven leadership skills…more of what is needed to lead CISD."
"Kathy and I stand proudly next to Andrew. He will be a great addition to the board."
-Leo Del Calvo
"The Jordan family wholeheartedly endorses Andrew!"
-Nichole and Dudley Jordan
"Andrew is an incredibly well educated and experienced candidate for school board. We are lucky to have him!"
"Andrew will make an excellent Trustee. His values and dedication will ensure excellence in CISD."
"I cannot think of anyone more qualified or equipped to be running for the Carroll ISD school board. I am so grateful that he has decided to step up and lead in this capacity."
"Our family proudly supports Andrew Yeager for re-election to CISD School Board Place 7. Andrew works relentlessly behind the scenes to ensure our students are getting the best! He exudes class, kindness, and intelligence; what a fantastic representation of the Dragon spirit! Southlake will be much better with Andrew Yeager in leadership."
-Brandon and Ashley McCurry
"My family & I proudly endorse Andrew, CISD Trustee, Place 7."
"What an honor it is is to endorse Andrew Yeager for CISD School Board, Place 7! Andrew & Patty are raising 3 amazing Dragons & their dedication to our community is something to be admired. Andrew has the experience, skills & background to continue creating outstanding opportunities for all Dragons in this district. We are so proud of his dedication & cannot wait to have him serve on the school board in CISD!"
-Chris and Bonnie Pendergrass
"Strong conservative leadership!"
"I truly believe Andrew Yeager will have Southlake’s children’s best interest in all decisions he makes."
"Integrity, honesty, diplomacy and great action and great thinker ! Problem solver !"
"I've seen Andrew, in action, in our community. He's been a tireless advocate for all of our Dragons. I'm certain that he's the man for the job."
"I fully support Andrew Yeager. He is a dedicated , caring , honest and informed leader !"
"I have known Andrew for decades. He is a person of integrity and competence. I highly recommend him."
"I have know Andrew for 8 years and love his passion for fiscal responsibility and Southlake’s education."
"Andrew is committed to the academic achievements of all Carroll ISD students and will passionately serve to maintain the standards of excellence for Southlake residents!"
"Andrew is just who we need on the CISD school board to represent the will of the parents/residents of Southlake!"
"Andrew is committed to the academic achievements of all Carroll ISD students and will passionately serve to continue the strong tradition of academic excellence for Southlake residents."
"As a 16 year resident of Southlake and a child in CISD I’m proud to endorse Andrew. He had clearly demonstrated a heart felt commitment to this community, in particular, the education of our children."
"We wholeheartedly endorse Andrew. He has our votes!"
"I believe Andrew Yeager will be the best choice to serve conservative values in the CISD board of trustees. He has been involved in the schools for a long time and is a voice of reason in the chaos!"
"Our family is proud to endorse Andrew Yeager for CISD School Board. Andrew's knowledge, experience, and dedication is exactly what we need for our children and our district."
"Organized and well spoken, I met Andrew on the campaign trail. I'm grateful that someone of his caliber would volunteer for the CISD Board and I look forward to his accomplishments there."
"Honest, approachable and successful, three reasons I think Andrew would be great for the school board."
"Andrew is the person we need to keep putting on the board at Southlake! With all of the information on a national level that is coming in to our schools, and deciphering what is important and what needs to be ignored, Andrew has the values of a straight up education for our children."
"Andrew Yeager is the only candidate that will speak for my kids, I trust him to be in the leadership for our kids schools."
"I believe Andrew Yeager will be an added voice to represent all dragons for CISD School Board, Place 7."
"I truly believe Andrew is the best candidate for place 7. His warmth, humor, financial expertise and knowledge in business and education is exactly what our School Board needs to work effectively and efficiently. I trust Andrew to make sound and responsible decisions for our district and it’s an honor for my family to support and vote for him"
"We need Andrew's type of leadership at CISD more than ever. Thank you for your involvement!"
"We proudly endorse Andrew to help lead CISD to better serve our students and the community."
"Andrew is a proven leader and conservative that we need as CISD trustee."
"Andrew is a true conservative who cares deeply about his community, his state, and his country. His love and dedication for his community make Andrew an exceptional candidate for the school board. Andrew also is exceptional in the way that he appreciates and understand the need and concerns of the growing ethnic minority communities. As someone, who leads Our America's conservative minority coalition, I can attest to that. Andrew is exactly who we need on the school board. I proudly and wholeheartedly endorse Andrew Yeager."
"As a Dragon parent, I whole-heartedly support Andrew for school board. His experience with educational data and rigorous analysis is greatly needed. Andrew will be committed to maintaining and growing the renowned excellence of our district for all future Dragons."
"Precinct 3526 Chairman: I enthusiastically support Andrew Yeager for CISD School Board, Place 7."
"I have had the honor and pleasure of getting to know Andrew Yeager and his wonderful family. My family unequivocally endorses Andrew for the CISD School Board, Place 7. We feel blessed that Andrew has stepped up for this critical role. He is wise, kindhearted, fair-minded and will be a strong advocate for our children. Please join us in supporting Andrew."
"We are happy to endorse Andrew for our school board! He will be outstanding as an advocate, not only for our children, but also for excellence in education. Great times for CISD are coming with Andrew on the board!"
-Bryan & Hilary Rabeler
"Andrew will fight for common sense and what is best for our children and community."
"During his public comments at our school board meetings, Andrew has always seemed to us to be the “voice of reason”. He is an exceptional leader in his professional life and his commitment to service in his community is admirable. Andrew’s vision and goals as a CISD school board trustee fall in line exactly with our values. We are proud to support Andrew Yeager for our school board trustee place 7!"
-Dana and Joe Krasinski
"Mr Yeager will uphold conservative values which teaches students to love
America and be proud of heritage and the advancements we have made over the years to make sure that the Constitution and Bill of Rights continue to protect our freedoms and prevent the radical indoctrination of you children with CRT and Critical Gender Theory which in conflict with Americas values."
"I've known Andrew for 6 years and I can not think of a better candidate than him for the Carroll School Board. He is a man of integrity who is willing to stand up for what is right and fair! He will be an advocate for children and families in Southlake and CISD."
"I taught at CES for 14 years and our granddaughters attend Carroll schools. I absolutely believe Andrew Yeager is the best candidate for our school board!"
"I found Andrew to be sincerely committed to upholding standards of academic excellence, supporting higher teacher compensation, ending political activism and eliminating wasteful expenditure in the CISD schools. He is a man of strong morals that will rely on logical and lawful decisions and will stand up against harmful agendas that are designed to indoctrinate children with divisive and anti-American political theories and unscientific information. With his professional and academic experience and uncompromising principles, Andrew is ideally suited to serve on the CISD board of trustees. I proudly endorse Andrew!!!"
-Sanjay V Veerabathina
"I endorse Andrew as a hard working and dedicated individual with great values, decency and common sense."
"I wholeheartedly support Andrew as a person who represents mine and the majority of people's views as to how CISD should educate our children."
"Andrew will bring a voice of reason, calm, & conservatism to the CISD board....Hannah & Cam in May and now Andrew in November. That's a real trifecta!"
- Candice Caperton-Manley & Fred Manley
"I am proud to endorse Andrew Yeager for the school board. Andrew is passionate about upholding the excellence of Carroll ISD. With his leadership skills and work experience, Andrew will be a wonderful addition to the CISD Board of Trustees."
"I endorse Andrew because he stands for transparency, fiscal responsibility and he is the conservative candidate that will represent ALL students in the district."
"Andrew has the unique combination of intelligence and compassion that is required for this important position. He will be an advocate for all of #DragonNation."
"Excellent candidate. Highest morals, values, and ethics. Character beyond reproach!"
"We strongly endorse Andrew Yeager for CISD school board. As a 14 year resident with four kids, it’s a Yea for Yeager from the Eddins family."
"Andrew is a great family man with a passion for education. He cares about all kids in Southlake and will make a tremendous member of the Board of Trustees."
"I've had the pleasure of speaking with Andrew on several occasions. He has a strong dedication to conservative values and a good understanding of the dangerous poison of Progressive political philosophy."
"I wholeheartedly support Andrew as a person who represents mine and the majority of people's views as to how CISD should educate our children."
"We need more people like Andrew stepping up to lead this district in the right direction."
"We believe Andrew Yeager’s leadership will guide CISD in a positive direction. We are happy to offer our full endorsement."
-Vicki and Sam Timothy
"So glad that Andrew is in the race! We're thrilled to endorse him!."
"Andrew has our unwavering support. He is what Southlake needs to maintain its excellence!"
"Qualified based on his varied life experiences. He has our full support."
"Andrew is a courageous member of the community who advocates for the dignity of every person. He will ensure the students and employees of CISD receive the best possible support in delivering an outstanding education. Andrew has the background and character to make the best choices for our community."
"Andrew is the voice of reason our schools need! As a retired CISD teacher, I can proudly say he is devoted to ensuring the very best interest of our students and faculty."
"Andrew is the right person for the job."
"Andrew is a fine Christian man with high values and morals that will benefit the school district."
"Andrew is a voice of clarity and truth for our children in CISD. To have an educator, father, and proud conservative to stand up for our children is a blessing. I am thrilled to support Andrew during this campaign and his future as a CISD Trustee."
"I strongly support Andrew. I have known Patricia and Andrew for several years and I can vouch that Andrew is hardworking and dedicated. He will deliver on his goals and do justice to the seat."
"I am extremely excited to endorse Andrew for school board. We 100% trust that he will be a great fit and do what’s right for all the students and parents of Dragons!"
"I’m proudly backing Andrew as he will put the best interest of our Dragons first, not political agendas."
"We are proud to endorse Andrew and the values he will bring to CISD schools."
"Cam and Hannah need Andrew to help in the fight to protect our children from the insanity of crt."
"Yeager, in my opinion represent the constitutional conservative base. In addition, he is for developing our kids through responsible education and not left wing ideology indoctrination."
"I endorse you. In fact, my husband does too. We have lived in Southlake Tx since 1997 and had 3 kids go through the school system. The reason we moved here was for the schools. We would like to see CISD continue to be the best it is. We want our future children in the ISD to be taught reading, writing, math...and not CRT."
"Educate vs Indoctrinate. Children are our future. America and the Constitution."
"Andrew is a great leader and will be an asset to CISD."
-Gloria and Brian Anding
"Andrew is one of the most qualified candidates to run for CISD Trustee since I moved here in 1994!!"
"We strongly support Andrew's vision for CISD."
"Andrew’s passion for Southlake and CISD, combined with his experience in education and business acumen make him the clear choice for our next school board trustee!"
"I’m ready to protect the tradition here in SL. We need to take back our school and do what’s at for our children. Here to fight the good fight."
"I am a former CISD Student, I attended CISD from 7th to my graduation, and I know how important it is to keep left wing politics out of the classroom. As a former student, I care deeply for what is to happen to my former school and I would love to get involved in any way I can."
"The Sammons Family proudly supports Andrew Yeager's re-election to CISD School Board, Place 7. Andrew is a serious candidate for re-election who will continue to work to ensure that our school district remains focused on providing a top notch education and full support for all Dragon students and teachers."
-The Sammons Family
No more dramatic, media-seeking hatred in this incredible town we ALL moved here for—the school district. Southlake has always been a kind, loving community and to see the hatred of the Williams’ team, including her own disrespectful, mean demeanor at CISD and YMSL meetings is unappreciated and inappropriate. The only person who chooses a pronoun is the God who created us—ALL of us. Let’s get back to academics in the schools-we have a lot of catching up to do and there is no time to waste!"
"I stand with people that have and display Godly principles and conservative values!."
"Andrew has the character, experience, and understanding of our community's passion for high academic and behavioral standards that we want in a board member representing the students and parents of our school district."
-John and Gloria Buczek
"I have known Andrew and his family since we moved here in 2015. He has struck me as an authentic individual who is invested in the success of all Carroll Dragons. In addition, he has relevant business management and college teaching experience to help strategically lead Carroll ISD. I am also confident that he will work hard to unite our community."
"CISD needs strong conservative leadership and Mr. Yeager is the clear choice."
"This is the example we need in ALL aspects of leadership."
-Cindy Sue Petty
"You have two votes from the Kings."
"Andrew is exactly the kind of trustee this town expects and deserves in its leaders."
-Gina Monroe French
"My family wholly endorses Andrew Yeager. During his limited time as trustee, he has demonstrated the ability to listen to all sides and weigh what ultimately is best for our children as well as our district. He is the most qualified to continue in his position to ensure the future and quality of education of CISD. Our entire family fully supports Andrew Yeager for CISD school board trustee."
"So very proud to endorse Andrew! we must reelect him to Carroll ISD school board. The future of our students and our community are dependent on having a strong and honest people on our school board. Andrew possesses the greatest of these qualities."
"I know that Andrew will work tirelessly to better our community."
"I enthusiastically endorse Andrew."
"Andrew is so very hard working and his message is to support all Dragons! Simply the BEST !"
"I whole heartedly endorse Andrew’s reelection to the CISD Board of Trustees. I have known Andrew for several years and I can vouch for his common sense approach to all challenges, his generosity to his community and church and love of his family. His professional experiences provide a great foundation for moving our CISD education in the right direction."
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