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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
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
Pennsylvania: Karen Narkevic
South Carolina: Bruce Halverson
Texas: Christine Dearman, Dorothy Sisk
West Virginia: Sherry Keffer
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.