Abilene ISD will be closed on Friday, January 14, through Tuesday, January 18, due to a staff shortage related to the rapid spread of COVID-19 cases in our district and community. We plan to reopen for in-person instruction on Wednesday, January 19. more info…
Rickey Wallace serves as the Director of Facilities for the Abilene Independent School District. He graduated from Plainview High School, earned a bachelor’s degree from Lubbock Christian University and a master’s degree from Abilene Christian University. After serving as the Assistant Director of Maintenance since 2015, he began the role of Director of Facilities in 2021.
Rickey is married to Lee, a teacher with the Abilene ISD. He has two daughters, and they are both proud products of the Abilene ISD.
Lee Hatch attended Taylor Elementary, Franklin Jr. High, and Abilene High School, graduating in 1982. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University, and master’s degree in School Administration from Sul Ross State University. While finishing his bachelor’s degree at ACU, he began working for Abilene ISD as a Special Education bus driver and custodian. He then taught special education at Abilene High School for 15 years before moving into school administration as an assistant principal at Craig Middle School, and then back to Abilene High in that same role.
In May of 2020, he was hired as Custodial Services Manager for the district, before transitioning into the new role of Facilities Services Coordinator in 2021. Lee is married with two sons, both graduates of Abilene ISD.
Bryan Mannke serves as the Facility Maintenance Coordinator for the Abilene Independent School District. He graduated from Eastland High School. He graduated from NJATC, became a Licensed Electrician. Worked for Quality Services International, as the Facility Maintenance Manager Located Dyess AFB 7th Med group. Promoted to the Corporate office as the Corporate Safety Manager/ Quality Control Manager.
Mr. Mannke is married to Kimberly Mannke that is employed as the secretary of student services for AISD.