Elmer Don Brown

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Elmer Don BrownElmer Don Brown, Lakeway :: is a partner and principal emeritus of Lead Your School Consulting Services. At 77, he serves as a coach for dozens of new and current principals across the country. He was the principal of L.D. Bell High School for 26 years before embarking on his career training principals across the U.S. He has served as U.S. representative to the International Principals Confederation; president of the National Association of Secondary School Principals; and president of the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals. He married Ann Dodson Brown (’62) after graduation and began working in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD in 1962. Ann worked as an elementary school teacher. They both retired in 2001. While at North Texas, he was a member of the freshman football team and Kappa Sigma fraternity. His favorite memory was when the fraternity staged a pinning ceremony for Ann and him. “Lots of lights, friends and fraternity members, windows full of students in the dorm, great excitement for us and the official designation of my commitment to the Kappa Sigma Sweetheart as the ‘love of my life,’” he says. “Ann and I still enjoy time together with family and friends. We are now in our 54th year of marriage and I still love her as I did on the evening of the pinning.