Board of Directors

SEDL's work is guided by a 16-member board of directors with one national representative and representatives drawn from Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Officers of the Board

Linda Villarreal (Texas) Chairwoman

Gwenneth Price-Picard (Arkansas) Vice Chairwoman

Joe Cook (Oklahoma) Secretary

Adelina (Lena) Trujillo-Chávez (New Mexico) Treasurer

Linda Johnson (Louisiana) Immediate-Past Chairwoman

Members of the Board

New Mexico Board Members

Photo of Dr. Juan Portley Dr. Juan Portley
Transition Specialist
Northeast Regional Education Cooperative
Santa Fe

North Carolina Board Members

Photo of Dr. June St. Clair Atkinson Dr. June St. Clair Atkinson
State Superintendent
Public Schools of North Carolina
Raleigh
Photo of Mr. Millard L. House II Mr. Millard L. House II
Executive Director
New Leaders, Charlotte
Charlotte

Oklahoma Board Members

Photo of Mr. Joe Cook Mr. Joe Cook
Co-owner
Cook's Computer & Software Service
Broken Bow
Photo of Ms. Terri Silver Ms. Terri Silver
Director of Board Development
Oklahoma State School Boards Association
Oklahoma City

Texas Board Members

Photo of Dr. Rosa María Vida Dr. Rosa María Vida
Superintendent of Catholic Schools
Diocese of Laredo
Laredo
Photo of Dr. Linda Villarreal Dr. Linda Villarreal
Retired
Corpus Christi

Alabama Board Member

Photo of Dr. Amanda VanDerHeyden Dr. Amanda VanDerHeyden
President
Education Research & Consulting, Inc.
Fairhope

Arkansas Board Members

Photo of Mr. Tyrone Harris Mr. Tyrone Harris
Principal
Brady Elementary
North Little Rock
Photo of Mrs. Gwenneth Price-Picard Mrs. Gwenneth Price-Picard
Retired Psychotherapist
Cabot

Louisiana Board Members

Photo of Ms. Linda Johnson Ms. Linda Johnson
Former Board Member
Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Plaquemine
Photo of Mrs. Alexina Archer Medley Mrs. Alexina Archer Medley
Principal
Warren Easton Senior High School
New Orleans
Photo of Dr. Phillip A. Rozeman Dr. Phillip A. Rozeman
Cardiologist
Willis-Knighton Health System and Minden Medical Center
Shreveport

Mississippi Board Member

Photo of Ms. Julie Jordan Ms. Julie Jordan
Director
Research and Curriculum Unit
Mississippi State University
Starkville

National Board Member

Photo of Mr. Arnold Fege Mr. Arnold Fege
President
Public Advocacy for Kids