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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
Dr. George Drake Jr.
PSPC Standards Committee Chair
Dean, College of Education and Human Services and School of Social Work 
Millersville University
PO Box 1002
Millersville, PA 17551

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

Senator John Eichelberger 
Senate Education Committee Chair 
173 Main Capitol
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Mr. Donald Fey  (2019)
Senior Student Representative
Phoenixville Area High School
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126

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

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

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

​Ms. Ashley Svec  (2020)
Junior 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. Nicole Carnicella  (2018)
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Ms. Caroline DeWitt  (2017)
Senior Student Representative
Gettysburg College
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

Representative David Hickernell
House Education Committee Chair
43A East Wing
Harrisburg, PA 17512

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



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

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

* Updated September 2018