At their regular board meeting, the Birdville ISD Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Cecil “Skip” Baskerville as associate superintendent for human resources, governance, and support services and Darrell Brown as principal of Major Cheney Elementary at South Birdville. Baskerville will replace Joe Cammarata, who is retiring from BISD, and Darrell Brown will replace Han Arthurs, who took a position in BISD’s Special Education Department.
Baskerville has worked in education for more than 20 years. He began his career in 1996 in Stafford ISD. Baskerville was a coordinator of human resources from 2002–16 and currently serves as interim executive director of human resources in Katy ISD.
He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1995 and two master’s degrees from Houston Baptist University in 1999. He holds a mid-management certification.
Brown began his career in 1991 as a teacher in Northwest ISD. He then moved to Ponder ISD, where he taught for five years. Brown returned to Northwest as a teacher at Northwest High School from 1997 to 2000, was Pentamation Finance coordinator from 2000 to 2001, and director of curriculum and technology from 2001 to 2005. He has also worked in Lewisville ISD from 2005 to 2008, Carroll ISD from 2008 to 2011, Eagle-Mountain Saginaw ISD from 2011 to 2014, and most recently, as director for curriculum for HEB ISD from 2014 to present.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hardin-Simmons University and master’s degree from Southwestern Seminary.
Both Baskerville and Brown will begin in BISD in July.