The Utah State Board of Education welcomed two new non-voting members during its January meeting. Freedie Cooper will serve as the Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee’s representative. Kristin Elinkowski will represent the State Charter School Board. The two new members were sworn in by Chairwoman Tami Pyfer.
Also recognized during the meeting were Board Members Debra Roberts and James Olsen. Roberts served as chairwoman from January 2009 to December 2013. Olsen was appointed to the Board as the representative for the Utah College of Applied Technology in December 2010.