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Kentucky Board of Education Members

Published: 5/10/2021 12:18 PM

The Kentucky Board of Education has 15 members. The governor appoints 11 voting members, seven representing the Supreme Court districts and four representing the state at large. The additional members, the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), the Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and a high school student and active elementary or secondary school teacher, serve as non-voting members.

For questions or concerns for the Kentucky Board of Education, please email the board or call (502) 564-3141. 

Governor Executive Order Appointment of Jamie S. Bowling (March 12, 2021) 

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Lu Young
Chair (Supreme Court District 5)

Sharon Porter Picture Sharon Porter Robinson
Vice Chair (Supreme Court District 4)

Solyana Mesfin 
(Student Ex Officio Member)

Mesfin's Biography

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 Lee Todd 
 (At-Large Member)

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 Alvis Johnson
 (At-Large Member)

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 Claire Batt
 (At-Large Member)

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 Holly Bloodworth
 (Supreme Court District 1)

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 Patrice McCrary
 (Supreme Court District 2)

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 Randy Poe
 (At-Large Member)


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 Cody Pauley Johnson

 (Supreme Court District 7)


 Pauley Johnson's Biography

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 JoAnn Adams
 (Supreme Court District 6)

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 Jamie Bowling
 (Supreme Court District 3)

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 Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman
(Ex Officio Member)
 Coleman's Biography               
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 Allison Slone 
 (Ex Officio Member)
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 Aaron Thompson 
 (Ex Officio Member)

​ Meredith Brewer, Ph.D.
Director of Education Policy
Office of the Commissioner
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 892-6569

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