Lynell Horn, a life-long resident of Kirbyville, was elected to the Board in 2016. She attended Kirbyville schools and graduated from Kirbyville High School in 1967. While attending the University of Houston she married Rodney Horn and after completeing their Bachelors degrees, they returned home to teach at Kirbyville CISD. Lynell went on to complete her Masters degree and eventually became an administrrator for the district. Her three children are graduates of KHS.
Now retired after 32 years of service to Kirbyville CISD, Lynell remains an active member of Central Baptist Church and the Woman's Civic Club. She also enjoys volunteering for worthwhile organizations in the area.