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State Board of Education Members

Chairperson of the Board
Ms. Karen Farmer White (2015)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126

Board Staff
Karen Molchanow
Executive Director 

Stephanie Jones
Administrative Officer

Chief Executive Officer
Pedro A. Rivera
Secretary of Education
333 Market Street, 10th Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126 

PSPC Ex-officio Member
Vacant

Council of Basic Education

Dr. James E. Barker, Council Chair  (2018)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126

Hon. Carol Aichele  (2018)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126

Mr. Nathan Barrett  (2021)
Principal, John F. Kennedy ES
Scranton School District
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Mr. Kirk Hallett  (2016)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126

Ms. Anne Griffin (2021)
Junior Student Representative
Radnor High School
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Dr. Jeffrey Keeling (2022)
Principal, Greenville Jr./Sr. High School
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Hon. Maureen Lally-Green  (2017)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr.
Senate Education Chair
187 Main Capitol
Senate Box 203035
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Rep. James Roebuck , Jr.
House Education Committee
Room 208, Irvis Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120

​Ms. Ashley Svec  (2020)
Senior Student Representative
Norwin School District
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Dr. A. Lee Williams  (2014)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126  

Council of Higher Education

Mr. Jonathan Peri, Council Chair  (2016)
President, Manor College
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126 

Mr. James Agras  (2020)
Triangle Tech, Inc.
1940 Perrysville Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15214

Dr. Jamie Bracey-Green (2023)
Temple University
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Dr. Nicole Carnicella  (2018)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Senator Andrew E. Dinniman
Senate Education Committee
183 Main Capitol
Harrisburg, PA 17120

​Ms. Sandra Dungee Glenn  (2015)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126

Dr. Pamela J. Gunter Smith  (2020)
President, York College
441 Country Club Road
York, PA  17403

Ms. Arynn Pratt  (2020)
Senior Student Representative
Cheyney University
333 Market Street, 1st. Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Representative Curtis G. Sonney
House Education Committee Chair
214 Ryan Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Ms. Jillian Sweigard (2021)
Junior Student Representative
Empire Beauty School
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126


Terms expire October 1 of year shown or until successor qualifies.

** There are currently three vacancies on the State Board of Education

* Updated July 2019