Mr. Manish Sethi



Degrees and Certifications:

B.Tech. in Civil Engineering, N.I.T. Kurukshetra India; Masters in Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky; MBA from Southern Methodist University COX School of Business

Mr. Manish Sethi

Began Serving on School Board: May 2018 (Re-Elected in 2019)
Up for Re-Election: May 2022

Occupation/Place of Employment:
Software Consultant and Real Estate Investor

Spouse: Renu, Senior IT Manager at Verizon
Children: Daughter Simran, junior at Coppell High School; Son Sharan, eighth grader at CMS North

Running, Hiking, Movies, Vacations

What factors most strongly influenced your decision to run for the School Board?
I believe that my background of owning Software consulting and commercial real estate companies along with Civil Engineering and MBA trainings give me unique perspective and skills to tackle challenges and optimize opportunities for CISD while serving our community in purposeful manner.

Volunteer Commitments:
 ♦ Coppell ISD Education Foundation
 ♦ Coppell High School 9th Grade Campus PTO
 ♦ Bond Oversight Committee
 ♦ USICOC member

Which campuses have you adopted this year?

What are your 1-5 year goals for the students in CISD?
Make sure we do boundary realignment in best possible manner with community input. Once we complete our Strategic Design we need to make sure we successfully implement every aspect of it in coming years.

Is there valuable insight and some information you feel a prospective school board candidate should know BEFORE they seek election?
This volunteering opportunity is about serving CISD staff and CISD community at large. Candidate should take time to educate themselves in all the various responsibilities involved what they bring to the table and if they can help improve our CISD in all possible ways.