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Charter Appeal Board Members

​Name​Appointed ​Expires
Dr. Khalid Mumin, Secretary of Education, Chairperson

​Helena Gaspar-Liddle, Vice-Chairperson
​Jennifer C. Faustman
​Thomas H. Killion12/13/23
​Carol Aichele 
​Donald Alexander 
​Lisa Kennedy 
​Sara Hockenberry, Counsel
​Mark G. Zaccarelli, Counsel
​Sean Fields, Counsel
​Zachary Stritzinger, Counsel
Terriann Preston-Simpson, Docket Clerk

​Cindy E. Jay, Docket Clerk

Pursuant to section 1721-A of the Charter School Law, the term of office of members of the appeal board, other than the Secretary, shall be for a period of four years or until a successor is appointed and qualified. 24 P.S. § 17-1721-A.

Please direct all media inquiries to the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Press and Communications Office: or 717- 783-9802.