Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius was selected as the chair-elect of the Education Commission of the States this month. She will hold that position until next July, when she will begin a two-year term as ecs chairwoman.
Gov. Sebelius, 57, takes over as chair-elect for New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who decided he was unable to fulfill the duties of the chair-elect position because of gubernatorial commitments.
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A version of this article appeared in the October 19, 2005 edition of Education Week