Board of Education


The Kenton County Board of Education is comprised of five members elected to four-year terms. Our Board members are actively involved in providing and supporting quality learning opportunities for all of our students.

Karen Collins became a board member in 1997 and currently serves as Chairperson. She received the AD Albright Award and is the recipient of the 2009 Proudfoot Award for the Kentucky Outstanding Board Member. She also serves as a 1 to 1 Reading Coach, works closely with the PTAs and is frequntly seen in our schools.

Carl Wicklund has served on the Board since 1991 and currently serves as Vice Chairperson. Also a previous Proudfoot Award recipient, Mr. Wicklund is on the NKACCE Board of Directors, is a member of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Education Alliance and serves as a Kentucky School Boards Association Foundation Board member.  He works closely with our local manufacturers and has been key in organizing partnerships for the Academies.

Tamara Miano has served for 11 years and brings her many years of law experience to the district.  Bill Culbertson, a CPA with a background in law has served since January 1, 2013.

Jesica Jehn was appointed by KDE on July 1, 2013.  As a proud graduate of Scott High School she brings her parent perspective to the district.