Sally Van Gee is Director of Education for The Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas. In her position Van Gee oversees the First Amendment Institute program, supervising the participants, faculty, curriculum, special programs/activities and its newly formed alumni group. She also coordinates other programs of the Foundation such as the Education for Freedom teacher workshops, Speakers Bureau and Responsible Rights: Government in the Sunshine Seminars. On behalf of the FOIFT, Van Gee collaborates with the office of the Attorney General and the Texas Association of Regional Councils to present a series of open government seminars. She produces the FOIFT's annual state conference.
Van Gee earned Bachelor's Degree in Education from Louisiana State University and a Master's Degree from Stephen F. Austin State University with an emphasis in Educational Administrative Management. She has worked with public schools as a teacher, substitute teacher and parent volunteer, earning her the 1983 "Friend of Education" award from Region XII. She has worked as an educational consultant for the Collin County Farm Museum and as Volunteer Coordinator at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.
Van Gee has many years experience with community organizations, serving on the board of directors of The Navarro County Agency for Retarded Citizens, Columbia Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Camp Fire Girls, Inc.. She also served on the Speakers' Bureau for the Navarro County Sesquicentennial Celebration.