Jim Porter, Vice Chair
501 S. 7th
Fredonia, KS 66736
(316) 617-6779 (cell)
First term on State Board: 2015
Served as Chair:
Mr. Porter is a long-time public school educator, spending part of his career teaching music to students in grades kindergarten through high school. As a school administrator, he has experience as both a building principal and superintendent. Mr. Porter has served as an adjunct education instructor for a number of universities at both the undergraduate and graduate level, plus was administrator in a professional development center. He and his wife Charlene live in Fredonia. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.
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