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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

Noe Ortega
Secretary of Education
333 Market Street, 10th Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126 

PSPC Ex-officio Member

Dr. Nicole Hill

Council of Basic Education

Dr. A. Lee Williams, Chair  (2014) 

333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126   

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

Mr. Nathan Barrett  (2021)
Superintendent, Hanover Area SD
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Ms. Reva Gandhi (2023)
Junior Student Representative
Parkland 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

Representative Mark Longietti
House Education Committee
Room 127, Irvis Office Building
Harrisburg, PA  17120

Senator Scott Martin
Senate Education Chair
351 Main Capitol
Senate Box 203013
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Eva Rankin (2022)
Senior Student Member
Upper St. Clair School District
333 Market St., 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Council of Higher Education

Dr. 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)
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126

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

Sarah Jordan (2023)
Junior Student Member
Penn State University
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126 

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

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

Ms. Taiba Sultana
Senior Student Member
Northampton Community College
333 Market Street, 1st Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17126

Senator Lindsey M. Williams
Senate Education Committee Minority Chair
366 Main Capitol
Senate Box 203038
Harrisburg, PA  17120-3038


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

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

* Updated May 6, 2021