Audrey Russell is a native Houstonian who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Texas, Austin and a Master of Education degree from Eastern New Mexico University. After completing post-graduate work, she is also certified in Administration and Supervision. Mrs. Russell's professional experience includes seventeen years as a public school elementary classroom teacher and twenty-four years as an
administrator in Episcopal Schools.
Mrs. Russell has two children and five grandchildren. Her daughter, Elizabeth, is a chaplain with the Seton Hospital system in Austin. Her son, Martin, is an independent oil and gas man in Dallas.