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Tate Reeves, Governor of Mississippi, Jackson, ex officio (2024)
Terry Burton, former State Senator, Newton (2020)
Videt Carmichael, former State Senator, Meridian (2022)
Mimmo Parisi, Professor and Director, National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville (2021)
Pat Ross, Education and Workforce Development Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor, Jackson (2019)
Representatives Alan Baker of Brewton
and Terri Collins of Decatur serve on
the Council by virtue of being legislative members of the
Senator Vivian Davis Figures of Mobile and Representatives Tracy Estes of Winfield and Rod Scott of Fairfield are gubernatorial appointees to the Council.
Brian Kemp, Governor of Georgia, Atlanta, ex officio (2023)
Matt Arthur, Executive Secretary, Georgia Professional Standards Commission, Atlanta (2021)
Terry England, State Representative, Auburn (2020)
Jack Hill, State Senator, Reidsville (2018)
Fran Millar, former State Senator, Dunwoody (2019)
Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, Austin, ex officio (2023)
Harrison Keller, Commissioner of Higher Education, Austin (2021)
Pedro Martinez, Superintendent, San Antonio Independent School District (2023)
Mike Morath, Commissioner of Education, Austin (2022)
Larry Taylor, State Senator, Friendswood (2020)
John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, ex officio (2024)
Cynthia Hedge-Morrell, New Orleans (2018)
Monty Sullivan, President, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Baton Rouge (2020)
Francis C. Thompson, State Representative, Delhi (2021)
John C. White, State Superintendent of Education, Baton Rouge (2019)
Representative Francis C. Thompson of Delhi serves on the Council by virtue of being a legislative member of the Board.
All Mississippi members of the Council recently left office; we will update this listing when the governor makes new appointments to the Council.
Andy Beshear, Governor of Kentucky, Frankfort, ex officio (2023)
Laura Arnold, Director of Workforce Development, Nelson County Public Schools, Bardstown (2022)
John “Bam” Carney, State Representative, Campbellsville (2021)
David McFadden, Senior Vice President for Operations and Strategic Initiatives, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond (2020)
Nancy Tate, State Representative, Brandenburg (2023)
Senator Janet D. Howell of
Reston serves on the Council by virtue of being a
legislative member of the Board. Senator Jennifer L.
McClellan of Richmond is a gubernatorial appointee
and the Council’s current vice chair.
Senator Mamie E. Locke of Hampton and Delegate David L. Bulova of Fairfax are gubernatorial appointees to the Council.