Kentucky Board of Education Members

Published: 8/18/2016 8:11 AM

Contained on this page are the following:

  • A list of current Kentucky Board of Education members along with expiration date of each member's term of office


The Kentucky Board of Education has 12 members.  The governor appoints 11 voting members, seven representing the Supreme Court districts and four representing the state at large. 

The additional member, the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education, serves as a non-voting member.

The members serve four-year terms and may be reappointed.  At the beginning of each fiscal year, the membership elects the board chair and vice chair. 

The chair of the board is William Twyman of Cave City.  The vice chair is Mary Gwen Wheeler of Louisville.
 
The members are:

Ben L. Cundiff
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 1

Grayson Boyd
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 7
 
Milton C. Seymore
Term Expires 4/14/2020
At Large Member
 
Alesa G. Johnson
Term Expires 4/14/2020
At Large Member
 
Samuel D. Hinkle
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 6
 
Robert King, Council on Postsecondary Education President (Ex Officio)
 
Gary W. Houchens
Term Expires 4/14/2020
At Large Member
 
Richard F. Gimmel
Term Expires 4/14/2020
At Large Member
 
Roger L. Marcum
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 3
 
Nawanna Barton Privett
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 5
 
William Twyman, Chair
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 2
 
Mary Gwen Wheeler, Vice Chair
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 4




Susan Palmer
Office of the Commissioner of Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-3141
Fax (502) 564-5680