Nell Anne Hunt is a leader whose impact and commitment are known to many throughout the community.
Trustee Hunt has called Irving home for more than 40 years, but her beginnings trace back to her days at Texas Tech University. There she graduated with honors with a major in speech pathology and a minor in English. She obtained her state teaching certificate and went on to build a career in education. Over the years, she taught in four school districts and instructed 12 different courses at North Lake College.
Now, the educator-turned-realtor is helping families find their home sweet home. The change in profession, however, hasn’t changed her heart of service. She continues to give back – both in the world of education and in the non-profit arena. Trustee Hunt has served on the board of numerous organizations including the Irving Schools Foundation, Dallas Museum of Art, Irving Symphony Orchestra, DFW Humane Society and YMCA.
One of her passions includes the Great Flag Caper which she founded, a tradition where more than 40,000 American flags are placed all over Irving as an annual July 4th celebration. For her volunteerism, Trustee Hunt has been honored as a High-Spirited Citizen by the City of Irving and has received patriotism awards from the Sons of the American Revolution, the American Legion and the Irving Elks Club.
Of her many hats, one role in particular has her heart – serving on the Irving ISD Board of Trustees and currently as Vice President. She was elected in 2014, dedicating nearly six years to the students and families of District 2.