INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The National Federation of High School Sports announced the addition of an Arkansas educator to its board of directors.

Jonesboro superintendent Kim Wllbanks was appointed to an at-large bid in the federation’s annual meeting held in Indianapolis, Ind.

Mark Beckman of Montana was selected as president of the organization with Missouri’s Kerwin Urhahn being selected as the president elect for the next year.

Wilbanks joins two others in joining the council for a four-year term.

Mike Burnham of Maine and Sally Marquez of New Mexico are the two other four-year board members.

Wilbanks is in her 35th of secondary education. She has spent the last 13 years as the superintendent of Jonesboro.

She was selected as the Arkansas Superintendent of the Year by the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators in 2014.

The National Federation of High Sports is the leadership board that governors the high school athletic associations for 50 states and the District of Columbia. The NFHS rides the rules for 16 sports that played at the high school level.

There are 19,500 high members of the association that covers more than 12 million individual participants. 

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