Veronica V. Sopher was named the district’s Chief Communications Officer in 2017. Sopher oversees the Communications Division and is responsible for providing leadership, vision, direction and execution of major district communication programs, strategies, events and activities. Prior to joining FBISD, Sopher served the Leander ISD for seven years as the Senior Executive Director of School/Community Relations and later as the Assistant Superintendent of Community and Governmental Relations.
Her past experience also includes a six-year tenure in Arlington ISD as the Director of Communications. Sopher has worked in several industries as a public relations practitioner, including hospitality, banking and public healthcare. Throughout her career, she has earned numerous professional awards and has led national award-winning teams. Sopher serves as a mentor to several school communications professionals throughout the state and has held leadership positions for the Texas Schools Public Relations Association.
Sopher is a proud product of Texas public schools, graduating from high school in Houston ISD and going on to graduate from the University of North Texas with a degree in journalism and public relations. She has passionately advocated for public education in Texas for the last 13 years and is active in numerous community groups and non-profit organizations and volunteers in several professional organizations. She and her husband have two school-aged daughters.