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Philip Welch

Philip Welch

Philip Welch has served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Kountze Independent School District since July, 2014.

Mr. Welch retired as Superintendent of Orangefield ISD in June, 2013.  He had been with Orangefield 27 years.  During that time period he worked as:

  • 5 years – High School Math Teacher
  • 8 years – Assistant High School Principal
  • 4 years – Assistant Elementary Principal
  • 5 years – Assistant Superintendent
  • 5 years – Superintendent

Since retiring, Mr. Welch has been the Interim Athletic Director for Hardin-Jefferson ISD and an Interim Middle School Principal in the Alvin ISD.

As CFO, he is responsible for all financial aspects for Kountze ISD.

Individuals having particular questions can contact Mr. Welch at (409) 246-3352 ext. 5305 or

Philip is married to Shanna and they have a son, Sterling.  They enjoy traveling and working in their yard.