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Charter Appeal Board Members

Pedro A. Rivera, Secretary of Education, and Chair, State Charter Appeal Board, as of January 21, 2015.  
​Name ​Appointed ​Expires
Higher Education Member - Vacant
Cook, Julie A., A certified teacher in a public school* ​10/14/2014 ​6/14/2018
Miller, Scott E., Business Member* ​4/7/2014 ​6/14/2015
Munger, Lee Ann, Parent of a school-aged child* ​6/20/2011 ​6/14/2017
Peri, Jonathan E., State Board of Education Member* ​6/3/2014 ​6/14/2017
Yanyanin, Mitchell J., School Board Member* ​6/20/2011 ​6/14/2015
Sara Hockenberry, Counsel
​*  Appointed by Governor Corbett

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.