Board Members

The State Board of Education is a gubernatorially and legislatively appointed board charged under the law with rulemaking and policymaking for K-12 education. Composed of 11 members—one from each of Tennessee's nine congressional districts, plus a student member and the executive director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission who serves as an ex-officio, non-voting member. Dr. Sara Heyburn Morrison serves as Executive Director of the Board. Board members serve a five-year term; the student member serves a one-year term.

Mrs. Krissi McInturff

District 1

Mr. Jordan Mollenhour

District 2

Mr. Robert Eby

Chair District 3

Mr. Warren Wells

District 4

Mr. Ryan Holt

District 5

Mrs. Lillian Hartgrove

Chair Emeritus District 6

Mr. Nate Morrow

District 7

Mr. Larry Jensen

District 8

Mr. Darrell Cobbins

Vice-Chair District 9

Laurel Cox

Student Member Cascade High School

Steven Gentile

Interim Executive Director Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Find My Board Member

Use the interactive map below to identify, contact, and learn more about the board member representing your district.