Our Team



Degrees and Certifications:

Danielle Clark

Chief Communications Officer
Email: dclark@hcde-texas.org

Danielle Clark is the chief communications officer at HCDE. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California. Before joining HCDE in August of 2018, she worked as the executive director of communications for the Pourdre School District in Fort Collins, Co. Clark is an accredited public relations (APR) professional with more than 20 years in urban, suburban and rural educational settings. She has held leadership roles in three National School Public Relations Association state chapters, was named one of four top front-runners in the country in 2017 and was named one of 100 Top Women in Communications in the country in 2019.



Degrees and Certifications:

Chris Hoesel

Director of Information Technology
Email: chris.hoesel@hcde-texas.org

Chris Hoesel is the director of Information Technology Services for Harris County Department of Education.

Hoesel, who joined HCDE in 2017 as an infrastructure analyst, most recently served as IT operations services manager leading a team of systems analysts and network engineers in the conceptualization, implementation, and sustainment of the Department’s IT infrastructure.

With more than 18 years of technology experience, Hoesel leads the IT Division, which is comprised of a Service Desk, Applications Support Team (AST), Operations Support Team (OST), Process Improvement, and IT Training. He serves HCDE and stakeholders by providing innovative tools and technologies to support educational programs and staff.

Before joining HCDE, Hoesel worked in IT for international operations companies abroad and companies such as KBR, Halliburton, and Saudi Aramco.

Contact Us

  • IT Services
    Harris County Department of Education
    6300 Irvington Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77022
    Phone: 713-694-6300

    Our Team

  • Simone Llorens
    Administrative Assistant

Information Security

  • John Kracht
    Information Security Officer


  • Tim Davis
    Applications Manager

    Syed Ali
    Systems Analyst

    Srivani Erukulla
    Senior Software Developer

    Donald Goza
    Senior Systems Analyst

    Taneeka Henderson
    Senior Systems Analyst

    Sharon Liu
    Systems Analyst

    Emily Rincon
    Process Improvement Coordinator

    Shiraz Siddiqui
    Systems Analyst


Operations Services

  • George Hembree
    Operations Services Manager

    Robert L. Bell
    Infrastructure Analyst

    Sonho Dao
    Systems Engineer

    Andre Jumonville
    Network Infrastructure Analyst

    Richard Sanchez
    Senior Systems Engineer

Service Desk

  • Jaime Salinas
    Service Desk Manager

    Hicham Al-Hazbari
    Application & Network Support Analyst

    Aftab Azhar
    Service Desk Analyst I

    Marcial Chavez
    Service Desk Analyst I

    Monica Garcia
    Service Desk Analyst II

    Christian Munguia
    Service Desk Field Technician

    Jonathan Murillo
    Service Desk Field Technician

    Steven Sanchez
    Service Desk Analyst II


  • Raechel Mozer
    Technology Trainer