Kentucky Board of Education Members

Published: 8/16/2017 2:48 PM

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 Mary Gwen Wheeler of Louisville.  The vice chair is Richard Gimmel of Louisville.
 
The members are:

 

Grayson Boyd
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 7


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


Richard F. Gimmel, Vice Chair
Term Expires 4/14/2020
At Large Member


Samuel D. Hinkle
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 6


Gary W. Houchens
Term Expires 4/14/2020
At Large Member


Alesa G. Johnson
Term Expires 4/14/2020
At Large Member


Robert King, Council on Postsecondary Education President (Ex Officio)


Roger L. Marcum
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 3


Nawanna Barton Privett
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 5


Milton C. Seymore
Term Expires 4/14/2020
At Large Member


William Twyman
Term Expires 4/14/2018
Supreme Court District 2


Mary Gwen Wheeler, 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