Kentucky Board of Education Members

Published: 1/26/2023 1:07 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) 

​​Lu Young Picture
 Lu Young
 Chair (Supreme Court District 5)
Sharon Porter Picture
 Sharon Porter Robinson
 Vice Chair (Supreme Court District 4)

Solyana Mesfin Picture Joud Dahleh
 (Student Ex Officio Member)

 Joud's Biography

Lee Todd Picture Lee Todd 
 (At-Large Member)

Steve Trimble 
(Supreme Court District 7)
Trimble's Biography​
Claire Batt Picture
 Joanna Stevens
 (Teacher Ex Officio Member)

Holly Bloodworth Picture
 Holly Bloodworth
 (Supreme Court District 1)
Patrice McCrary Picture
 Patrice McCrary
 (Supreme Court District 2)
Randy Poe Picture
 Randy Poe
 (At-Large Member)

 JoAnn Adams
 (Supreme Court District 6)
 Adam's Biography

 Jamie Bowling
 (Supreme Court District 3)

Aaron Thompson Picture
 Aaron Thompson 
 (Ex Officio Member)
Mary Pat Regan Picture
 Secretary Jamie Link
 (Ex Officio Member)


​Stacy Ball
Office of the Commissioner 
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 892-6154 Ext. 4802

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