Term Began 2022
Term Expires 2025
District 5-Oak Lawn, West Dallas, Wilmer, Hutchins and portions of East Oak Cliff
2nd Vice President
Maxie Johnson was elected to the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees to represent District 5 in May 2019. District 5 is a large and diverse district that spans West Dallas, Oak Lawn, Uptown, and a large portion of South Oak Cliff. Trustee Johnson has been an active community member throughout the district for decades.
He serves as pastor at New Morning Star Baptist Church in West Dallas. Johnson is a proud graduate of Dallas ISD’s A. Maceo Smith High School and the parent of a son and daughter who graduated from South Oak Cliff High School. Johnson has devoted countless hours to the South Oak Cliff High School PTA and alumni association, including standing with his son, David, to successfully advocate for $52 million in improvements for the school.
Trustee Johnson is deeply invested in the quality of our schools and the success of all of our students. He has worked in the community for more than 15 years as a community liaison, community organizer, and football and baseball coach. He has worked to empower kids, his community, and their families to work toward common goals.
District 5 Schools/ Escuelas del Distrito 5
- Arlington Park Early Childhood
- John Neely Bryan
- Harrell Budd
- W.W. Bushman
- C.F. Carr
- Cedar Crest
- J.N. Ervin
- N.W. Harllee Early Childhood
- H.I. Holland at Lisbon
- Eddie Bernice Johnson STEM Academy
- William Brown Miller
- Clara Oliver
- Elisha M. Pease
- Whitney M. Young Jr.
- John Lewis Social Justice Academy at Oliver Wendell Holmes
- Dr. Frederick Douglass Todd Sr.
Multi-Level Schools/Escuelas Multinivel
- Downtown Montessori at Ida B. Wells
- Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III Global Prep Academy at Paul Quinn College
- Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy
- Harry Stone Montessori
- William B. Travis TAG
- Trinity Heights TAG
- West Dallas STEM School at Pinkston
- New Tech
- L.G. Pinkston
- Franklin D. Roosevelt HS of Innovation
- Schools of Business and Management (Marvin E. Robinson School of Business and Management), Education and Social Services, Health Professions, Law, Science and Engineering, and Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
- South Oak Cliff