Board of Trustees
Ben Pape

Ben Pape

District 5 (Map) | Vice President 


Ben Pape was elected to the Goose Creek CISD Board of Trustees in May 2017.

Pape currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Finance / CFO at Needville ISD. He previously served as the Senior Director for Business Services for Galena Park ISD. Pape served in the Military Intelligence field and as a Medical Service Officer in the United States Army, including deployments for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

After graduating from Cooper HS in Abilene, TX, he received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from Tarleton State University and later earned his MBA from Texas A&M – Central Texas.

Pape is married to Crystal Pape. They have four children, Lexie, Leah, Dax, and Drew. The Papes are active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS).
Pape has volunteered in the past, serving a two-year LDS mission in Seattle, WA, and as the Assistant Scout Master in the Boy Scouts of America. He currently serves as a board of director on his local HOA.

His current term ends in May 2021.