• Photo of Board President David Kaminski David Kaminski
    Board Member
    Position 5
    Term Start: 2021
    Term Expires: 2024

    E-mail: dkaminsk@wallerisd.net

    David Kaminski has served on the Waller ISD (WISD) Board of Trustees since 1997 including 11 years as president and several years as secretary and vice president. He earned the Master Trustee designation from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) in 2022. His dedicated service to WISD began in 1994 when he joined the Site-Based Decision-Making Committee at the campus and district levels. He was the committee chairman for the 1996 bond, which built the “new” Waller High School (currently Schultz Junior High). For TASB, he served on the Region IV Superintendent of the Year Selection Committee and the 2023 Credentials Committee. He has also represented WISD as a member and Board member of the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC).

    Kaminski and his wife, Catherine, made their home in Waller shortly after they married in 1979. Catherine is a WISD graduate and a fifth-generation descendent of the Helfrich family who settled in Rose Hill in 1846. David was raised in Rose Hill and attended Tomball ISD. The couple’s four children are WISD graduates and continue to live and work in the Cypress/greater Houston area. Their daughters, Lauren and Christa, earned Master’s Degrees from Texas Tech University and Texas Christian University in music and accounting (respectively). Their sons, Jason and Nicholas, earned Master’s Degrees from the University of Houston in hospitality and computer science (respectively). The Kaminskis cherish time spent with their grandchildren, Tyler and Emma. They are active members of St. Anne Catholic Church where David volunteers with the St. Anne Knights of Columbus organization.

    Kaminski earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from North Harris County College and retired in 2023 after a successful 45-year career in the petrochemical engineering field. In past years he volunteered as a Sunday school teacher as well as Little League and Little Dribblers coach. He and Catherine are still active in the Waller High School Band Boosters and he volunteers at many other school functions.