Meet The SAGE Members
    Brittney Williams
    SAGE President
    Works as an Energy Marketing Manager with Reliant, an NRG Company in the Homebuilder Division
    Brittney is the proud mother of a kindergartner and a 2nd grader in Alvin GT's Dual Language program at Passmore Elementary.   Through Alvin's Gifted and Talented Program, her and her husband, Justin, have been able to offer their children exciting opportunities in their education. Brittney is dedicated to Supporting Alvin ISD's Gifted Education (SAGE) and looks forward to meeting fellow GT parents/students/staff.  Brittney's family enjoys anything outdoors, baseball, girl scouts, raising cattle and just spending time together. 
    Tammi Niven
    S.A.G.E. Vice President
    Works as a Finance Attorney with Locke Lord LLP.
    Tammi is the mother of two girls, ages 8 and 7, who are in the gifted program at Mary Marek Elementary and the step-mother of a Manvel High School senior. 
    Originally from Scotland, Tammi has been in the United States for over 20 years and an Alvin ISD resident (in Shadow Creek Ranch) for over 5 years.
    Tammi is committed to supporting Alvin ISD's gifted and talented program in any way she can.  Tammi and her husband, Jeff, are also avid supporters of the Maverick Players and Manvel High School's Theatre Arts Department.
    Ling Walla
    SAGE Treasurer
    Alum: LeTourneau University
    Works with Promiseland children at Local Church
    Works as Project Lead for Major O&G
    Ling is an immigrant from China and a US Citizen who has been in the US for 20 years.  She is an experienced professional in the Oil and Gas Industry.  She has 3 children, and would love to contribute to the betterment of their education in any capacity.

    Kim Mickle
    SAGE Member at Large
    Works as an Educational Math Consultant
    Kim is the mother of two boys, ages 8 and 7, who are in the gifted program at Mary Marek Elementary.
    She works part time as educational math consultant, sharing my love of math to elementary teachers across the country.
    She is married to a wonderful husband who works as a senior manager at Boeing. They love the outdoors and 
    embarking on new adventures with our children.
    Sandy Luhrsen
    SAGE Member at Large
    Alum: University of California at San Diego 
    Sandy is the proud parent of two gifted daughters who participate in the GT Dual Language Program at Savannah Lakes Elementary. Her daughters are active in AISD's GT-sponsored activities such as University Interscholastic League, Destination Imagination, Chess Club, and the Texas Future Problem Solving Program. When she's not busy taking care of her family, Sandy enjoys her work as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) for a local elementary school. 
    William Walla
    SAGE Webmaster
    Alum: UNT
    Robotics Coach
    Network Architect/ Manager for O&G