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Rick Hines--President

Rick Hines graduated from Whitney High School in 1985 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1990. After college Rick joined his father in the real estate and land development business. With a multi- phased development project underway in the China Spring area, Rick, wife Debbie and children, Hali and Hunter moved to China Spring in 1998. Shortly after moving, Rick decided to relocate The Hines Land Group, Ltd. headquarters to China Spring, where it is today.

As a community member Rick has been very involved with local youth by coaching boys and girls team sports and sponsoring a variety of 4-H activities. More recently in addition to these interests he has been focused on the China Spring ISD where he has proudly served as a member of the School Board of Trustees since 2005.

Rick also serves on the Journey Christian Community Board of Directors. The Hines children have attended China Spring Schools since kindergarten. When time allows Rick enjoys riding horses with his family and all types of hunting.

Jeff Bradburn--Vice-President

Jeff Bradburn has been a staple to the China Spring community since 1997. Jeff is married to his wife Crystal and the couple has two girls. Taylar, a junior, and Riley, a fifth grader, are currently in the China Spring school system. Jeff went to Baylor University and studied Sports Medicine but he found a successful career in finance. He is a Mortgage Banker and Branch Manager for Lakeside Lending, a division of TXL Mortgage Corporation.

Jeff takes part in many facets of the China Spring community. He has served on the China Spring Youth Athletic Association Board and on the China Spring ISD Hiring Committee as a public member. He currently serves as President of the Hills of Childress Creek Home Owners Association.

However, outside of these activities lies his true passion, introducing the youth of China Spring to Jesus. He has served on staff at Journey Christian Community as the Youth Pastor for the last seven years and is also a member of the China Spring Ministerial Alliance. His love for God is the leading and most vital part of his life and his ultimate mission is to try to exemplify Jesus to those around him.


Jeff Garrett--Secretary

Jeff Garrett is a partner of Air Impressions, Inc., where their main business is aircraft repair and maintenance of twin-engine Cessna aircraft.

In 1988 he earned his Associate in Applied Science from Texas State Technical College and began his career in the aviation field. Mr. Garrett holds a private pilot’s license and enjoys flying. Becoming a licensed Texas peace officer in 1987, he now volunteers for both McLennan County and Hill County as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff.

He and his wife, Tricia, and their children, Jessica and Matthew, moved to China Spring in 1999 from Lorena. Mr. Garrett has been a member of the China Spring Board of Trustees since 2006. He also serves on the Aviation Advisory Board for TSTC and the Waco Airport Advisory Board. Mr. Garrett is a member of the China Spring Methodist Church.

His many interests include fishing, hunting, flying, gardening, and attending his children’s extracurricular activities.

Holly Dunham

Holly Dunham was elected to the CSISD Board of Trustees in 2014. She has served the district in several capacities, including being a member of the CSISD Education Foundation, CSI PTA President, and facilitating the construction of the Intermediate School playground. Holly and her husband Mike have three children, Lauren and Landry who have been CS Cougars since Kindergarten and Harrison who started school at China Spring in 4th grade.

Holly has extensive business experience as the former General Manager and VP of Waco Hyundai. She also serves on numerous boards and committees for local non-profit organizations. She is an active, lifetime member of First United Methodist Church in Waco.

Holly received both her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Child & Family Studies and her Master's Degree in Education from Baylor University . After graduate school, she taught in public schools in the Waco area for two years before she began working at Waco Hyundai.

In her spare time, Holly enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, photography, reading and watching sports.

Mike Dill

Michael Dill has been a resident of China Spring since 1998. He was elected to the CSISD Board of Trustees in 2014. He graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1986 and Texas A&M University in 1990 with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree.

Michael is an Executive Territory Sales Manager with Teva Pharmaceuticals. He also is a partner in two small businesses. His wife Stacy is a third grade teacher at China Spring Elementary, his daughter Jamie and son Jacob also attend CSISD.

Michael and his family attend Oak Grove Baptist Church in China Spring. Michael is a licensed Pilot and a Licensed Aircraft mechanic. He enjoys fishing, hunting, shooting sports, and working cattle horseback.

Chris Gerick

Chris Gerick was elected to the CSISD Board of Trustees in 2016.  Chris has lived in the China Spring community since 2007.   He has served on the CSYAA board for over 5 years as VP of Baseball & President; coaches youth sports, has served as a Watchdog on campus, and is an active member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.  Chris and his wife Staci, have two children (Camden & Caitlyn) who have attended CS Schools since 2011.  Chris graduated from Mart High School in 1996 and went on to attend UMHB where he graduated in 2000 with a BBA.   

Chris chose to go to work for the family security guard business Eagle Systems, Inc. in 2000, where he has gained excellent knowledge in dealing with budgets, payroll, accounts receivable, billing, insurance, and many other critical areas of the business world.  In 2014, Chris and Staci bought out his father to assume ownership of the family business.  Chris has been an active member of the Waco Chamber of Commerce, Texas ASSIST, ASIS, and TAFHM.  In 2006, Chris was part of the Leadership Waco Graduating class. 

In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, camping, taking in sporting events and playing golf when time permits.  Chris truly enjoys serving and giving back to his community.      


Dr. Dod Moore

Dr. Dod Moore grew up in Orange, Texas and graduated high school from West Orange-Stark in 1996.  He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a biology emphasis in secondary education in 2001.  He then attended the University of Texas Dental School in Houston until 2005 and then settled in the China Spring area.  In 2007, he opened Saddle Creek Dental.  In 2008, Dr. Moore was given the title of Fellow by the Academy of Dentistry International for his service during several years of Christian mission trips to places such as Mexico and Honduras.  Since 2014, he has served as a board member for Journey Christian Community, Waco Young Life, and the Hills of Childress Creek HOA.   In 2016, he was elected to serve as a member of the China Spring ISD School Board.  Dr. Moore enjoys traveling with his family, coaching little league sports, and other outdoor activities.  He resides in China Spring with his wife, Becky and his kids: Justin, Bobby, Walter, and Clara Jane.