Anette Carlisle is an independent consultant in Amarillo and a passionate advocate for public education and building stronger communities. She has a long history of involvement in education, leadership, and governance. As founder and director of Panhandle Twenty/20, her emphasis has been on education and poverty. A former Amarillo ISD Trustee for 19 years, Anette currently serves on the Amarillo College Board of Regents and on the board of Leadership Women. Anette is an evolutionary biologist with degrees in molecular genetics and zoology from Texas Tech University.