INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced two new appointments and two reappointments to Indiana’s State Board of Education (SBOE). All four board terms are effective July 1, 2017.
- Kathleen E. Mote of Madison will serve as a member of the board, filling a vacated term set to expire June 30, 2020. Ms. Mote is interim chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College’s Columbus/Southeast Region.
- Tony Walker of Gary will serve as a member of the board, filling a vacated term set to expire June 30, 2020. Mr. Walker is the Chairman of The Walker Law Group, P.C. and previously served on the State Board of Education.
- Dr. Vince Bertram of Zionsville, president and CEO of Project Lead the Way, will continue to serve on the board. His term expires June 30, 2021.
- Gordon Hendry of Indianapolis, regional leader of CBRE’s Public Institutions and Education Solutions Group, will continue to serve on the board. His term expires June 30, 2021.
The governor appoints eight individuals to the SBOE, each from a different congressional district. At least six of the eight must have professional experience in education, and no more than five of the eight may be members of the same political party.