Governor Pence Appoints Avon Community School Corporation’s Maryanne McMahon to the State Board of Education

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today appointed Maryanne McMahon to the State Board of Education, effective immediately. McMahon will fill the vacancy created by the departure of Sarah O’Brien. McMahon will serve the remainder of O’Brien’s four-year term, which expires on June 30, 2019.

Dr. Maryanne McMahon
Dr. Maryanne McMahon

“Throughout her career as an educator, Maryanne McMahon has distinguished herself as an innovative leader who works hard advancing the best interests of students, families and teachers,” said Governor Pence. “In her new role with the State Board of Education, I know she will continue her pattern of public service for the good of all Hoosiers.”

For 17 years, McMahon has worked for the Avon Community School Corporation in Hendricks County in various administrative posts. Most recently, she has served as assistant superintendent – a role in which she secured math and science partnership grants with Purdue University worth more than $500,000, helped lead an efficiency task force that saved the district $350,000 and spearheaded efforts to give greater voice to parents through the Avon Parent Partnership Committee. Previously, McMahon worked for Decatur Township Schools in Marion County as a classroom teacher, assistant principal and consultant for staff development in the areas of curriculum and instruction. McMahon earned undergraduate, education specialist and doctoral degrees from Indiana State University. She also holds a master’s degree from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and an administrative certification from Butler University.

In addition, Governor Pence made the following appointments to various boards and commissions:

Indiana State Commission on Aging

Margaret B. Smith [Marion County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

Dr. Duan L. Pierce [Marion County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules Board

Darrell R. Wisner [Hendricks County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

Community and Home Options to Institutional Care for the Elderly and Disabled Board – CHOICE

Elizabeth A. Schoenfeld [Hendricks County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

State Board of Dentistry

Dr. Annette J. Williamson [Lake County], appointed to serve a three-year term beginning September 20, 2016 through September 19, 2019

Dr. Roger D. Sheline [Elkhart County], appointed to serve a three-year term beginning September 20, 2016 through September 19, 2019

Dr. Gregory A. Berger [Dubois County], appointed to serve a three-year term beginning September 20, 2016 through September 19, 2019

 

Indiana Dietitians Certification Board

Dr. C. Kurt Alexander [Delaware County], reappointed to serve a three-year term through September 15, 2019

 

Indiana Election Commission

Zachary E. Klutz [Allen County], reappointed to serve a two-year term through June 30, 2018

 

Emergency Medical Services Commission

Stephen P. Champion [Bartholomew County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

Indiana Gaming Commission

Jane M. Saxon [Hamilton County], appointed to serve a three-year term through September 15, 2019

 

Indiana State Historical Records Advisory Board

John J. Newman [Franklin County], reappointed to serve a three-year term through September 15, 2019

 

Indiana Horse Racing Commission

Gregory A. Schenkel [Marion County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

Insurance Producer Education & Continuing Education Advisory Council

John E. Sullivan [Johnson County], appointed to serve a three-year term through September 15, 2019

 

Invasive Species Council

Heather L. Reynolds [Monroe County], reappointed to serve a three-year term through September 15, 2019

 

Indiana Land Resources Council

Tom E. Slater [Vigo County], appointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

Midwifery Committee

Dr. Alan L. Wagoner [Clinton County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

Indiana School for the Deaf Board

Ann E. Reifel [Marion County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

Indiana State Board of Nursing

Kim D. Cooper [Vigo County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

 

Physical Therapy Committee

Deborah A. Reed [Perry County], reappointed to serve a three-year term through September 15, 2019

 

Indiana State Trauma Care Committee

Dr. Stephanie A. Savage [Marion County], appointed to serve at the pleasure of the Governor

 

White River State Park Development Commission

James L. Isch [Hamilton County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through September 15, 2020

Thomas E. Wheeler, II [Boone County], appointed to complete an unexpired four-year term through December 31, 2016

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