Professional Standards Board Members

The voting membership of the Professional Standards Board consists of twenty-one (21) persons appointed as follows: nine (9) classroom teachers and/or educational specialists; nine (9) representatives of administration and higher education; two (2) qualified lay persons; and the director of the Division of Educator Support and Higher Education or designee.

The State Board of Education makes appointments annually from nominations submitted by the education profession and interested persons. Appointments are for terms of three years. No member shall serve more than two full terms.

Teachers and Education Specialists

  • Andra Hall, Special Education Coordinator, John Stark Regional High School, SAU 24, Henniker 2021-2024
  • Christina O’Hara, English Teacher, SAU 25, Bedford 2021-2024
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Higher Education and Education Administration

  • Tim Broadrick, Assistant Superintendent, SAU 301, Prospect Mountain 2021-2024
  • Erin Cayer, Associate Principal, SAU 8, Concord 2021-2024
  • Donna Couture, Career and Technical Director, SAU 21, Winnacunnet 2021-2024
  • Jeni Laliberte, Curriculum Administrator, SAU 34, Hillsboro 2021-2024
  • Tom Laliberte, Assistant Superintendent, SAU 25, Bedford 2022-2025
  • David Latchaw, Principal, Maude H. Trefethen School, SAU 50, New Castle 2021-2024
  • Cynthia Lucero, Professor of Education, Clinical Coordinator, NHTI, Concord 2022-2025
  • Beth McClure, Principal, Strong Foundations Charter School, SAU 409, Pembroke 2021-2024
  • Kimberly Yarlott, Assistant Superintendent, SAU 8, Concord 2022-2025

Qualified Lay Persons

  • Christina White, Director, Young Inventors' Program of Northern New England, Academy of Applied Science 2020-2023
  • Vacant

Department of Education

  • Stephen Appleby, Division Director, Division of Educator Support and Higher Education


Catherine Dorfman