The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Announces New Chair

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County is proud to announce Jeff Tallas as the Chairman of the Board for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. “The entire organization is looking forward to the coming year under Jeff’s leadership”, Executive Director, Kelli Metzenthin. Mr. Tallas is the owner of Tallas Insurance and Financial Services. He is a lifelong Texan. Jeff graduated from Dulles High School in Sugar Land and then went on to Graduate from Texas A&M University. Jeff believes in serving his community along with his family and business. In addition to his service on the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Board of Directors, Jeff is a 22-year member of the Sugar Land Rotary Club. He also serves on the boards of the Brazos River Authority and the TW Davis and Fort Bend YMCAs as Board Chair. When talking about the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, Jeff states, “Serving the adult students at the Literacy Council is a humbling experience. The students come to the Literacy Council of their own accord in order to be better parents, coworkers, and citizens. Education on all levels is the key to a better community.” Jeff is married to Tracee Tessier Tallas of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He and Tracee have two sons, Connor 14 and Lawson 12.

About the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County:

Since 1987, the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County has been Changing Lives Through Literacy. The mission of the Literacy Council is to improve family, community and professional lives through adult literacy education. The Literacy Council provides several programs for its students:  Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language, GED Preparation, U.S. Citizenship Preparation, Computer Skills and Workforce Readiness.