Danny Barton is currently serving as the Chief of Police for the Coppell Police Department. He was raised in Weatherford, Texas, and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at Arlington. Danny began his career in the Bryan Police Department in 1991. He then joined the Coppell Police Department in 1997 and worked there until 2001 when he took a position with Jali-Hot Construction overseeing property management and business development from 2001-2006. Danny then rejoined the Coppell Police Department in 2006 and continues there today. Over the course of his career, Danny has played many roles to include Patrol officer, Accident Investigator, Background Investigator, Bicycle Unit, D.A.R.E./School Resource Officer, Crimes against Person Detective, Criminal Investigations supervisor, Patrol Sergeant, and Patrol Captain. In addition to his service to the Police Department, Danny is also an Instructor and Speaker on topics such as specialized investigations, ethics and servant leadership. He also holds the position as the 4th Vice President of the Texas Police Association. Danny has been married to his wife Jennifer Barton for 20 years. Together they have two sons, a senior and a sophomore at Denton Guyer High School.
Brad Hunt is currently serving as the superintendent of Coppell ISD. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas, a Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Tyler and is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree from the University of North Texas. Brad began his career in Coppell ISD in 1990 as a special education, World Geography and American Government teacher at Coppell High School. He later became the assistant principal at Coppell Middle School West before moving to Carroll ISD as a middle school principal. Brad returned to Coppell ISD as Director of Human Resources and in 2006, took the lead role as principal of Coppell High School. For the six years prior to being named superintendent, he served Coppell ISD as the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services. His wife, Janay, is also in education and is a high school counselor in Carroll ISD. They live in Coppell and have two children, Juliana and John Thomas.
John Paschall is currently a project manager with Marek, an industry leader specializing in metal framing, drywall and interior finishes and has been in the construction industry for over 20 years. John attended El Centro College in Dallas and has served as an advisor and board member to numerous nonprofit organizations and trade associations. John and his wife of 34-years, Tamme, currently live in Coppell, Texas, and enjoy spending time with their four grandsons, fishing, exercising and being with friends.