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Commission Chair
ROSEMARIE K. KRAEGER Rhode Island Commissioner
Superintendent | Middletown Public Schools
26 Oliphant Lane | Middletown, RI | 02842
rkraeger@mprsi.net | ph 401.849.2122
 
Commission Vice-Chair
Mary L. Gable Maryland Commissioner
Assistant State Superintendent | Maryland State Department of Education
200 W. Baltimore Street | Baltimore, MD | 21201
mary.gable@maryland.gov | ph 410.767.0472
 
Commission Treasurer
Capt Robert Buehn, USN (RET) Florida Commissioner
Adjunct Professor | US Naval War College
1883 Osprey Bluff Boulevard | Fleming Island, FL | 32003                                                            bbuehn@yahoo.com | ph 904.327.9986
 
 
Commissioner Contact Information
ALABAMA
dr. douglas ragland Commissioner
dlrag@bellsouth.net | ph 205.815.8000
 

ALASKA

MARCY HERMAN  Commissioner Designee
Legislative Liaison | Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
1535 West 10th Street, Suite 200 | PO Box 110500 | Juneau, AK | 99811-0500
marcy.herman@alaska.gov | ph 907.465.5460
 

ARIZONA

Dr. Diane Douglas Commissioner
State Superintendent | Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street | Phoenix, AZ | 85007
diane.douglas@azed.gov | ph 602.542.5460
 

ARKANSAS

JOHN I. "DON" KAMINAR Commissioner
Special Projects Manager | Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 403A | Little Rock, AR | 72201
john.kaminar@arkansas.gov | ph 501.683.5188

CALIFORNIA
kate wren gavlak Commissioner
PO Box 545 | Fillmore, CA | 93016
kwrengavlak@yahoo.com | ph 661.972.4890

COLORADO
Cheryl Serrano Commissioner
6975 Village Meadows Dr | Fountain, CO | 80817
cheryldserrano@gmail.com | ph 719.492.7969      
 

CONNECTICUT

lAURA aNASTASIO Commissioner Designee
Staff Attorney | Division of Legal and Governmental Affairs | Connecticut Department of Education
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 605 | Hartford, CT | 06103
laura.anastasio@ct.gov | ph 860.713.6512                                                                                                                          
DELAWARE
Susan K. Haberstroh Commissioner
Director | Policy and External Affairs | Delaware Department of Education
401 Federal Street, Suite 2 | Dover, DE | 19901
susan.haberstroh@doe.k12.de.us | ph 302.735.4035

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Taneka Miller Commissioner
Legislative Director | Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 307 | Washington, DC | 20004
Taneka.Miller@dc.gov | ph 202.724.6567

FLORIDA
Capt Robert Buehn, USN (RET) Commissioner
Adjunct Professor | US Naval War College
1883 Osprey Bluff Boulevard | Fleming Island, FL | 32003                                                                    bbuehn@yahoo.com | ph 904.327.9986

GEORGIA
Dr. James Robin HinesCommissioner
2 Martin Luther King Jr Drive SW | 1408 West Tower | Atlanta, GA | 30334
robin.hines60@gmail.com | ph 478.338.6029
 

HAWAII

brig gen (ret) Kathleen Berg, HIANG Commissioner
1229 Kuuna Street | Kailua, HI | 96734
kberg@hawaii.edu | ph 808.262.5008

IDAHO
PETE KOEHLER Commissioner
Chief Deputy State Superintendent | Idaho Department of Education

650 West State Street | Boise, Idaho | 83720-0027
pkoehler@sde.idaho.gov | ph 208.332.6814
 

ILLINOIS

CDR Brian E. Riegler, USNR (ret) Commissioner
Principal | Waukegan High School | Waukegan Public Schools
2325 Brookside Avenue | Waukegan, IL | 60085
briegler@wps60.org | ph 224.303.2921


INDIANA

LAURA SNYDEr Commissioner
Finance and Payroll Assistant | Indiana Department of Education
9501 North Forest View Drive | Brazil, IN | 47834
MIC3-Indiana@outlook.com | ph 812.841.2627
 

IOWA

Thomas A. Beasley Commissioner
Consultant | Iowa Department of Education
400 East 14th Street | Des Moines, IA | 50319
Thomas.Beasley@iowa.gov | ph 515.689.7829
 
KANSAS
Craig Neuenswander Commissioner Designee
Finance Director | Kansas State Department of Education
900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 356 | Topeka, KS | 66612                                                                                       craign@ksde.org | ph 785.296.3872

 

KENTUCKY

COL(R) Blaine Hedges, USA Commissioner
Executive Director | Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs
700 Capitol Avenue | Room 157 | Frankfort, KY | 40601
blaine.hedges@ky.gov | ph 502.564.2611
 
LOUISIANA
Clay Corley  Commissioner
Education Program Consultant | Louisiana Department of Education
3926 Prospect Road | Florien, LA | 71429
clay.corley@LA.gov | ph 225.362.2249
 

MAINE

TBD (Awaiting New Appointment from the Governor's Office)
State Commissioner of Education | Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station | Augusta, ME | 04330
commish.doe@maine.gov | ph 207.624.6605
 

MARYLAND

Mary L. Gable Commissioner
Assistant State Superintendent | Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street | Baltimore, MD | 21201
mary.gable@maryland.gov | ph 410.767.0472

 

MASSACHUSETTS

RADM J. Clarke Orzalli, USN (ret)  Commissioner
23 Pearl Road | Nahant, MA | 01908
corzalli@gmail.com | ph 206.459.3222
 

MICHIGAN

Col(r) Russ Gullett, USA Commissioner
Senior Deputy Director | Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
3423 North MLK Boulevard | Lansing, MI | 48906
gullettr@michigan.gov | ph 517.481.7666

MINNESOTA
Daron Korte Commissioner Designee
Assistant Commissioner of Education | Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West | Roseville, MN | 21201
daron.korte@state.mn.us | ph 651.582.8215

MISSISSIPPI
DR. Michael reed
Commissioner
Assistant Professor | Educational Leadership
1614 Lake Eddins #1638 | Pachuta, MS | 39347
wmikereed@yahoo.com | ph 256.612.0290

MISSOURI
DR. BRIAN HENRY Commissioner                                                                                                                      Superintendent | Waynesville R-VI School District
200 Fleetwood Drive | Waynesville, MO | 65583                                                        bhenry@waynesville.k12.mo.us | ph 573.842.2097

MONTANA

BG(R) Hal stearns, MTARNG Commissioner
400 Benton | Missoula, MT | 59801
hal@modwest.com | ph 406.461.4419
 

NEBRASKA

brian halstead Commissioner
Deputy Commissioner/Chief of Staff | Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South | PO Box 94987 | Lincoln, NE | 68509-4987                   brian.halstead@nebraska.gov | ph. 402.471.0732
 

NEVADA

J. scott bensing Commissioner
1 East Liberty Street, Suite 444 | Reno, NV | 89501
sbensing@sbstrategic.com | ph 702.304.1212          
                                                                                    

NEW HAMPSHIRE

kATHLEEN mURPHY Commissioner
Superintendent | Hampton School District
6 Marsten Way | Hampton, NH | 03842                                                                                            kmurphy@sau90.org | ph 603.926.4560

NEW JERSEY                                                                                                                              TBD - (Awaiting new appointment by the Governor's Office)

NEW MEXICO
DR. Paul j. aguilar Commissioner
Deputy Secretary Finance and Operations | New Mexico Public Education Department
Jerry Apodoca Education Building | 300 Don Gaspar | Santa Fe, NM | 87501
paulj.aguilar@state.nm.us | ph 505.827.6519

NEW YORK                                                                                                                   
Dr. Debra Jackson Commissioner
2 White Sails Drive
| Newburgh, NY | 12550
Djackson2@me.com | ph 845.392.6333

NORTH CAROLINA

TBD- (Awaiting New Appointment from the Governor's Office)

 

NORTH DAKOTA

LTC Davina French, NDARNG Commissioner
Governmental Affairs Officer | North Dakota National Guard
PO Box 5511 | Bismark, ND | 58506-5511
davina.r.french.mil@mail.mil | ph 701.333.2268

OHIO
Pete lupiba Commissioner
Public Affairs Officer | Ohio Department of Education
25 South Front Street | Columbus, OH | 43215
pete.lupiba@education.ohio.gov | ph 614.728.7728

OKLAHOMA
DR. Pam Deering Commissioner
Executive Director | Oklahoma Association of School Administrators
2901 Lincoln Boulevard | Oklahoma City, OK | 73105
deering@ccosa.org | ph 405.642.6259

OREGON
DR. Salam Noor Commissioner
Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction | Oregon Department of Education
225 Capitol Street NE | Salem, OR | 97301
salam.noor@state.or.us | ph 503.947.5744
 
PENNSYLVANIA
Robert Staver Commissioner
123 Barley Drive | Duncannon, PA | 17020-9630
rstaver@pa.gov | ph 717.460.1706

RHODE ISLAND
ROSEMARIE K. KRAEGER Commissioner
Superintendent | Middletown Public Schools
26 Oliphant Lane | Middletown, RI | 02842
rkraeger@mpsri.net | ph 401.849.2122

SOUTH cAROLINA
Yolande Anderson Commissioner Designee
Director | Family and Community Engagement | South Carolina Department of Education
1429 Senate Street, Room 302B | Columbia, SC | 29201
yanderson@ed.sc.gov | ph 803.734.1598

SOUTH DAKOTA
Alan Kerr Commissioner
Superintendent | Douglas School District
400 Patriot Drive | Box Elder, SD | 57719
alan.kerr@k12.sd.us | ph 605.923.0000
 
TENNESSEE
Deanna McLaughlin Commissioner
City Coucilman | Ward 2 | City of Clarksville, Tennessee
107 Mossland Drive | Clarksville, TN | 37042
dmclau9499@bellsouth.net | ph 931.645.0315

TEXAS
Shelly Ramos Commissioner Designee/Alternate Commissioner
Curriculum Division Director | Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue | Austin, TX | 78701-1494
shelly.ramos@tea.texas.gov | ph 512.463.9581
 

UTAH

Ben Rasmussen Commissioner
Director of Law and Professional Practices | Utah State Board of Education
250 East 500 South | PO Box 144200 | Salt Lake City, UT | 84114
ben.rasmussen@schools.utah.gov | ph 801.538.7835
 

VERMONT

David young Commissioner
Superintendent | South Burlington School District
500 Dorset Street | South Burlington, VT | 05403
dyoung@sbschools.net | ph 802.652.7250
 

VIRGINIA

Dr. Steven R. Staples Commissioner
Superintendent of Public Instruction
PO Box 2120 | Richmond, VA | 23218
steven.staples@doe.virginia.gov | ph 804.225.2023
 

WASHINGTON

GREGORY J. LYNCH Commissioner
Superintendent | Olympic Educational Service District 114
105 National Avenue North | Bremerton, WA | 98312
glynch@oesd.wednet.edu | ph 360.478.6880       
 

WEST VIRGINIA

COL(R) Christopher P. Cmiel, WVARNG Commissioner
Director of the West Virginia Military Authority | West Virginia National Guard
1703 Coonskin Drive | Charleston, WV | 25311
christopher.p.cmiel2.nfg@mail.mil | ph 304.561.6779
 

WISCONSIN

Shelley Joan Weiss Commissioner
Director of Summer School Programs | Sun Prairie Area School District
3014 Happy Valley Road | Sun Prairie, WI | 53590
shelleyjoan.weiss1@gmail.com | ph 608.698.2409
 
WYOMING
Gary P. Hartman Commissioner
Policy Advisor | Office of the Governor
200 West 24th Street | Capital Building | Room 124 | Cheyenne, WY | 82002
gary.hartman@wyo.gov | ph 307.777.5771