Deborah Cabrera will oversee Highland Park ISD’s business services department until the district finds a full-time replacement for Tim Turner, who announced his retirement effective Jan. 24.
Cabrera’s interim appointment began Nov. 28. Previously, she served as associate superintendent of business services at Irving ISD for several years until her retirement in 2015.
Cabrera, who has 34 years of experience in Texas public school finance, has also worked with Lewisville and Richardson ISDs. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Letourneau University.
The district’s administrators have begun interviewing for a permanent replacement.