Currently serving as the Huntsville CIty Schools Board of Education President, Ferrell served as President of the Huntsville Council of PTAs from 2012-2014. She received the National Legislative Advocacy award by National PTA. She was President of the Grissom High PTSA, the Grissom Building Programming Committee and the Huntsville City Schools Policy Committee. She also volunteered at Mountain Gap Elementary and Farley Elementary. Ferrell is a graduate of Scripps College. Ferrell was elected to the Huntsville City Schools Board of Education in late 2014. Her term expires in 2018.
Elisa Ferrell - Serving Huntsville
Board of Education
Elected to represent Huntsville's District 3. She was selected board president in late 2016.
As President of the Board of Education, Elisa is often interviewed by local media.
As the Donor Services Coordinator, Elisa assists donors give to local non-profits.
Elisa Ferrell in the news
Elisa Ferrell was elected in late 2014 to represent Huntsville's District 3 on the Huntsville CIty School's Board of Education. Elisa Ferrell was selected by fellow board members Beth Wilder and Walker McGinnis on November 7, 2016 to serve as Board President. Board member Walker McGinnis, nominated Elisa Ferrell, who had been serving as vice president. The board elected Ferrell in a 3-2 vote; Wilder, Ferrell and McGinnis voted in favor. After the board meeting, newly-elected Board President Elisa Ferrell said she thinks the board will be able to work together and that her focus will be on finding a new superintendent and helping the district navigate the consent order that updated desegregation guidelines.