Gov. Mike Parson is close to filling out the eight-member State Board of Education with the appointment of Mary Sheid, according to the state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Parson named Sheid to the state education board Tuesday afternoon, and if confirmed by the Missouri Senate in the coming weeks, she would fill the final vacancy on the board.
Sheid currently works as the owner and chief executive operator of Physical Therapy Specialists Clinic in West Plains, according to a news release from DESE.
“She serves as project director for SOARHigh, an ongoing project that works with select students in the areas of nutrition, physical education and social-emotional wellness. Sheid spent three years as president of the Southern Ozarks Alliance for Rural Development and