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Executive Committee
John Kelly
CHAIR
John R. Kelly, a native of Utica, Mississippi, was appointed by Governor Haley Barbour to the M... Read More
Rachel Wise
CHAIR-ELECT
Rachel Wise, elected to the Nebraska State Board of Education in 2013, has been involved in the educ... Read More
Jay Barth
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Jay Barth brings to the Arkansas State Board a distinctive record of research and advocacy across a... Read More
Byron Ernest
SECRETARY-TREASURER
Dr. Byron Ernest is a former (2010) Indiana “Teacher of the Year” and currently serves as Head o... Read More
Members of the Board of Directors
Martha J. Harris
NORTHEASTERN AREA DIRECTOR
Martha J. Harris is chair of the Maine State Board of Education, and recently entered her 21st... Read More
Estela Lopez
NORTHEASTERN AREA DIRECTOR
Estela López was reappointed to the Board by Governor Dannel P. Malloy in February 2015, and was el... Read More
Stephanie Bell
SOUTHERN AREA DIRECTOR
Stephanie Bell is currently the longest serving member of the Alabama State Board of Education, and... Read More
Kevin Boyd
SOUTHERN AREA DIRECTOR
As a member of the Georgia State Board of Education, Boyd represents the 9th Congressional District... Read More
O. Victor Lenz, Jr.
CENTRAL AREA DIRECTOR
O. Victor Lenz, Jr., joined the Missouri State Board of Education in 2013. He worked in the Lindberg... Read More
Lupe Ramos-Montigny
CENTRAL AREA DIRECTOR
Ms. Ramos-Montigny was elected to the Michigan State Board of Education in 2012. She worked in Michi... Read More
Connie Fletcher
WESTERN AREA DIRECTOR
Connie Fletcher has served on the Washington State Board of Education since 2009. Previously, she se... Read More
Angelika Schroeder
WESTERN AREA DIRECTOR
Angelika Schroeder is a former tax CPA and college professor of accounting.  For the past 20 ye... Read More
MJ Bolt
NEW MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE
MJ Bolt is a member of the Washington State Board of Education. Bolt co-founded the Central Valley P... Read More
Ronald McNinch
NEW MEMBER RESPRESENTATIVE
Ron McNinch was appointed in 2016 by Governor Calvo to the Guam Education Board as the bus... Read More
John-Paul Hayworth
NCSBEE REPRESENTATIVE
John-Paul C. Hayworth is executive director of the D.C. State Board of Education. He joined the boar... Read More
Scott Summers
NCOSEA RESPRESENTATIVE
Bio coming soon... Read More

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