Speaker Date Topic
Joe Wilkinson- Assistant District Governor Oct 18, 2022 12:00 PM
Dr. Tod Farmer- Weatherford College Nov 01, 2022 12:00 PM

Dr. Tod Allen Farmer is a native Texan and a graduate of both Weatherford High School and Weatherford College. He went on to earn a B.B.A. and M.Ed. from Tarleton State University, and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of North Texas. President Farmer and his wife, Kathleen, reside in East Parker County with their twin girls, Madeleine and Alexandra, and their son Benjamin. The Farmer girls are now third generation Weatherford College students. Prior to becoming president of Weatherford College, he served at Tarleton State University for 12 years in various administrative positions including chief of staff and head of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. President Farmer has authored many professional publications, and has made professional conference presentations across the country.

Paul Paschall- Mayor of Weatherford Nov 15, 2022 12:00 PM

Accumulating over 26 years of experience in the Commercial and Personal Insurance marketplace, Paul Paschall entered the Independent Agency side of the marketplace in 2008.  Paul received his Masters of Business Administration and BBA in Human Resource Management from Tarleton State University.  Paschall is known in the community for his strong interpersonal skills and industry expertise, and is often tapped for his knowledge and experience. His business acumen led to his being named Weatherford Chamber of Commerce's Small Business of the Year in 2006 and in 2019, he was named the Citizen of the Year.

Paul was elected as the Mayor of Weatherford, Texas in May of 2019 and started his second term in May of 2022.  Also, Paschall served on the Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees from 2006 until 2015 and was appointed as Board President in June 2013 and served two years in that role. He also has served as Board Vice President from 2011-2013 and Board Secretary from 2007-2011.   

He also has active roles in many community clubs and organizations such as the Weatherford ISD Education Foundation (Board Member 2005-2013), United Way of Parker County (Past Chairman, Human Resources Committee, 2007; Treasurer, 2005), Weatherford Chamber of Commerce (2006 Small Business Owner of the Year; Board Member 2010-2014; Chairman 2012-13), City of Weatherford (Vice Chairman, Building and Standards Board, 2005; Member, Citizens Capital Advisory Committee, 2005 and 2014, Municipal Utility Board, current Chair; Municipal Utility Board Risk Management Committee Member; Planning and Zoning Commission, past Chairman), WISD Partners in Education, Texas Scholars Program, Junior Achievement instructor in local schools, and Weatherford Noon Lions Club (Lion of the Year, 2006; Tail Twister, 2006, 2009, 2011-16, President 2017-18).  Recently, Paul has been appointed to the Tarrant Area Food Bank West Advisory Committee and as the President of the Parker County Mayor’s Council. 

Northside Baptist is the Church home for the Paschall family.  Paul and Courtney serve on the High School Ministry kitchen crew, serving a light breakfast to high school students before Sunday School.

Paschall has been married to his wife, Courtney, for 25 years and they have two children, ages 23 and 18. Walker is a graduate student at Texas A&M University, majoring in finance. Gencye, who plans on attending Abilene Christian University next year, is currently a Senior at Trinity Christian Academy serving as a volunteer at the Eagles Nest after school care program and enjoys performing in theatre productions.

When spare time is available, Paul enjoys date nights with his wife and loves to fish, fish more and fish even more.