Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014 18:07

The Board of Directors is made up of two members of each state with a functioning governor's school program. A state may also gain membership on the Board if the state is currently developing a governor's school program. The following Board members are those known at the time of publication.

Board Members by State

Alabama: George Keller

Arkansas: Lyle Rupert, Nancy Cockman

Delaware: Unknown

Kentucky: Aris Cedeño, Carrie Nath

Louisiana: Joshua Brown

Missouri: Ted Tarkow 

Mississippi: Royal Toy

New Jersey: Barbara Pepe, Jean Patrick Antoine

New Mexico: Nancy Kanjorski

New York: Mary Daley

North Carolina: Tom Winton & Camilla Roberson

North Dakota

Pennsylvania: Karen Narkevic

South Carolina: Bruce Halverson

Tennessee:  Suzane

Texas: Christine Dearman, Dorothy Sisk

West Virginia: Sherry Keffer

Virginia: Unknown

Vermont: Karen Mitchell Taylor

Wyoming: Duncan Harris

Board Members Emeriti

Jim Bray, North Carolina
One of the founders of the North Carolina Governor's School, Jim was granted emeritus status following his long service to governor's schools and gifted education. He graciously accepted the honor of lending his name to NCoGS' highest honor, The Jim Bray and Lillian Press Distinguished Service Award. Jim passed away in 2004. All who worked with him and appreciate his legacy mourn his passing. We retain his name in our list of Members Emeriti to honor his memory and legacy.

Lillian Press, Kentucky
One of the founding members of the National Conference of Governor's Schools, Lil was granted emeritus status following her retirement as Executive Director of the Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program. She graciously accepted the honor of lending her name to NCoGS' highest honor, The Jim Bray and Lillian Press Distinguished Service Award.

Virginia Uldrick, South Carolina
An early member of the National Conference of Governor's Schools and founding president of the South Carolina summer residential Governor's School and the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities, Virginia has worked tirelessly on behalf of governor's schools and gifted education in her home state and nationwide. Virginia was granted emeritus status in 2003 upon receiving The Jim Bray and Lillian Press Distinguished Service Award.

Bob Seney, Mississippi
On the staff of the Texas governor's school program and now retired director of the Mississippi Governor's School, Bob served as secretary of the National Conference of Governor's Schools for several consecutive terms. Bob was granted emeritus status in 2005 upon receiving The Jim Bray and Lillian Press Distinguished Service Award.