A Ketchikan teacher has been appointed to the State Board of Education and Early Development.

According to a news release from the Alaska Department of Education, Ketchikan special education teacher Sally Stockhausen was one of two new appointees to the state board.

Stockhausen was appointed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy in mid-January. She fills a seat reserved for the First Judicial District. That seat previously was held by Rebecca Himschoot. Stockhausen will serve until March 1, 2024, according to the state news release.

The other new appointee was pilot Bob Griffin of Anchorage. He will fill an at-large seat.Dunleavy also reappointed Kotzebue nurse Tiffany Scott to the seat reserved for the Second Judicial District.