Board of Directors

SEDL's work is guided by a 15-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

Linda Johnson (Louisiana) Immediate-Past Chairwoman

Members of the Board

New Mexico Board Member

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
Photo of Mr. Millard L. House II Mr. Millard L. House II
Executive Director
New Leaders, Charlotte

Oklahoma Board Members

Photo of Mr. Joe Cook Mr. Joe Cook
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
Photo of Dr. Linda Villarreal Dr. Linda Villarreal
Corpus Christi

Alabama Board Member

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

Arkansas Board Members

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

Louisiana Board Members

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

Mississippi Board Member

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

National Board Member

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