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Charter Appeal Board Members

Noe Ortega, Acting Secretary of Education, and Chair, State Charter Appeal Board, as of October 1, 2020.

​Name​Appointed ​Expires
​Noe Ortega, Chair, Secretary of Education
​Jennifer C. Faustman​6/25/21​6/14/25
​Thomas H. Killion​6/25/21​6/14/23
​Stacey Marten, Vice Chair​6/25/21​6/14/22
​Jodi R. Schwartz​6/25/21​6/14/22
​Higher Education Member - Vacant
​State Board Member - Vacant
Sara Hockenberry, Counsel
​Mark G. Zaccarelli, Counsel
​Sean Fields, Counsel
​Susan E. Hosler, 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.