Kentucky Board of Education Members

Published: 12/11/2019 1:31 PM

The Kentucky Board of Education has 14 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 an active elementary or secondary school teacher, serve as non-voting members. 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.

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

Kentucky Board of Education Members 

David Karem, Chair, At Large

JoAnn Adams, Supreme Court District 6

Claire Batt, At Large

Holly Bloodworth, Supreme Court District 1

Mike Bowling, Supreme Court District 3

Alvis Johnson, At Large

Patrice McCrary, Supreme Court District 2

Cody Pauley Johnson, Supreme Court District 7

Sharon Porter Robinson, Supreme Court District 4

Lee Todd, At Large

Lu Young, Supreme Court District 5 

Ex-Officio Members

Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman, Education & Workforce Cabinet Secretary

Allison Slone, McBrayer Elementary School, Teacher

Aaron Thompson, Council on Postsecondary Education, President

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