Suggested State Contacts for Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZABs

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For information about issues related to QZABs, contact the following individuals in your state education agency (SEA). Alabama
State Department of Education Gordon Persons Office Building P.O. Box 302101 Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2101 Dennis Heard (334) 242-9747 dheard@alsde.edu http://www.eed.state.ak.us http://www.alsde.edu

Alaska
Department of Education & Early Development 801 West 10th Street Suite 200 Juneau, Alaska 99801-1894 Eddy Jeans, Finance & School Facilities

(907) 465-8679 eddy_jeans@eed.state.ak.us http://ade.state.az.us

Arizona
State Department of Education 1535 West Jefferson Phoenix, Arizona 85007 Vicki Salazar, Associate Superintendent of Finance Steven Race, Chief Financial Officer

vsalaza@ade.az.gov srace@ade.az.gov http://arkedu.state.ar.us

Arkansas
State Department of Education #4 Capitol Mall, Room 105C Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1071 Cindy Hedrick, Loans and Bonds Coordinator

(501) 682-4494 (Phone) (501) 682-5755 (Fax) chedrick@arkedu.k12.ar.us http://www.cde.ca.gov/

California
State Department of Education 721 Capitol Mall Sacramento, California 95814

Thomas Payne

(916) 322-6249 tpayne@cde.ca.gov http://www.cde.state.co.us

Colorado
State Department of Education 201 East Colfax Avenue Denver, Colorado 80203-1799 Vody Herrmann, Public School Finance

(303) 866-6845 herrmann_v@cde.state.co.us http://www.sde.ct.gov/

Connecticut
State Department of Education 165 Capitol Avenue Hartford, Connecticut 06106-1630 Robert Brewer, Grants Management John Coroso, Finance and Administrative Services

(860) 713-6464 (860) 713-6600 http://www.doe.state.de.us

Delaware
State Department of Education P.O. Box 1402 Townsend Building Suite 2 Federal & Loockerman Streets Dover, Delaware 19903-1402 Nancy Wilson, Associate Secretary of Curriculum & Instructional Improvement Dorcell Spence, Deputy Secretary Ronald Houston, School Improvement

(302) 739-3772 nwilson@doe.k12.de.us (302) 739-4602 dspence@doe.k12.de.us (302) 739-2767 rhouston@doe.k12.de.us http://www.k12.dc.us

District of Columbia
District of Columbia Public Schools 825 North Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20002-4232 Gregory Williams, Deputy Director of Facilities

(202) 576-6657 http://www.fldoe.org

Florida
State Department of Education 325 W. Gaines St., Room 1054 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400 Jerry R. Martin, Director, Office of Educational Facilities

(850) 245-9231 jerry.martin@fldoe.org

Georgia
State Department of Education 2066 Twin Towers East 205 Butler Street, SE Atlanta, Georgia 30334 Scott Austensen, Deputy Superintendent for Finance and Business Operations Dr. Jerry Rochelle, Director of Facilities Services

http://www.doe.k12.ga.us

(404) 656-2492 saustens@doe.k12.ga.us (404) 656-2454 jrochell@doe.k12.ga.us http://www.k12.hi.us

Hawaii
State Department of Education P.O. Box 2360 Honolulu, Hawaii 96804 Rodney Moriyama, Assistant Superintendent, Office of Information Technology Services Raynor M. Minami, Director, Facilities & Support Services Branch Vicki Kajioka, Director, Advanced Technology Research Branch

(808) 586-3307 (808) 733-4860 (808) 733-9150

Idaho
State Department of Education P.O. Box 83720 Boise, Idaho 83720-0027 Deb Stage, Program Information Coordinator

http://www.state.id.us

(208) 332-6853 http://www.isbe.net

Illinois
State Board of Education 100 North First Street Springfield, Illinois 62777 David Wood, Director of Operations Donna Luallen, School Finance

(217) 557-1485 (217) 782-4510

Deborah Vespa, School Business & Support Services (217) 785-8779

Indiana
State Department of Education Room 229, State House 200 W. Washington Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2798 William Riley, Budget Analyst

http://www.doe.state.in.us

wriley@doe.state.in.us

Iowa
State Department of Education Grimes State Office Building East 14th & Grand Streets Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146 Judy Jeffrey, Division Administrator of Early Childhood, Elementary, & Secondary Education Leland Tack, Financial & Information Services

http://www.state.ia.us/educate/index.html

(515) 281-3333 (515) 281-5293 http://www.ksde.org

Kansas
State Department of Education 120 Southeast 10th Avenue Topeka, Kansas 66612-1182 Dale Dennis, Deputy Commissioner Veryl Peter, School Finance

(785) 296-3871 (785) 296-3871 http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Default.htm

Kentucky
State Department of Education Capitol Plaza Tower 500 Mero Street Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 Mark Ryles, Director, Division of Facilities Management Kyna Koch, Associate Commissioner, Office of District Support Services

(502) 564-4326 (502) 564-3930

Louisiana
State Department of Education P.O. Box 94064 626 North 3rd Street Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9064 Marlyn Langley, Deputy Superintendent for Management and Finance Bill Tindall, Education Senior Consultant

http://www.doe.state.la.us

(225) 342-3617 marlin.langley@la.gov (225) 342-5046 bill.tindall@la.gov http://www.state.me.us/education/

Maine
Department of Education 23 State House Station Augusta, Maine 04333-0023 Jay Readinger, School Facilities and Pupil Transportation Team

(207) 624-6886 jay.readinger@maine.gov

Maryland
State Department of Education 200 West Baltimore Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201 Adam Zimmerman, Public School Construction Program

http://www.msde.state.md.us/

(410) 767-0742 azimmerman@msde.state.md.us http://www.doe.mass.edu

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Education 350 Main Street Malden, Massachusetts 02148 Jeffrey Wulfson, Chief Financial Officer

(781) 338-6500 http://www.mde.state.mi.us

Michigan
State Department of Education P.O. Box 30008 Lansing, Michigan 48909

Mary Ann Chartrand, Supervisor, Office of Budget, (517) 373-1806 Contracts, and Grants (Primary Contact) chartrandm@michigan.gov Carol Wolenberg, Deputy Superintendent (517) 241-0062 wolenbergc@michigan.gov http://education.state.mn.us

Minnesota
Department of Education 1500 Highway 36 West Roseville, Minnesota 55113-4266 Tom Melcher, Program Finance Director Audrey Bomstad, Facilities Finance Supervisor Chris Kubesh, Facilities Finance Specialist

(651) 582-8828 (651) 582-8828 (651) 582-8319 http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/

Mississippi
State Department of Education P.O. Box 771 359 North West Street Jackson, Mississippi 39205-0771 Dr. John W. Jordan, Deputy Superintendent

(601) 359-3514 jjordan@mde.k12.ms.us http://dese.mo.gov/

Missouri
Department of Elementary & Secondary Education P.O. Box 480 205 Jefferson Street Jefferson, Missouri 65102-0480

Gerri Ogle, Associate Commissioner Tom Quinn, School Governance

(573) 751-2587 (573) 526-6949 http://mt.gov/

Montana
Office of Public Instruction 1227 11th Avenue P.O. Box 20251 Helena, Montana 59620-2501 Diane Sands

(406) 444-1430 http://www.nde.state.ne.us/

Nebraska
Department of Education 301 Centennial Mall South P.O. Box 94987 Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4987 Polly Feis, Deputy Commissioner Russ Inbody, School Finance & Organization Services

(402) 471-5025 (402) 471-4320

Nevada
State Department of Education 700 East Fifth Street Carson City, Nevada 89701-5096 Douglas Thunder, Deputy Superintendent

http://www.doe.nv.gov/

(775) 687-9175 dthunder@nsn.k12.nv.us http://www.state.nh.us/doe/

New Hampshire
State Department of Education 101 Pleasant Street State Office Park South Concord, New Hampshire 03301 Nicholas Donohue, Deputy Commissioner

(603) 271-3142 http://www.state.nj.us/education/

New Jersey
State Department of Education River View Executive Plaza, Bldg. 100 P.O. Box 500 Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0500 Richard Rosenberg, Assistant Commissioner of Division of Finance Bernie Piaia, Director of Facilities

(609) 292-4421 (609) 984-2735 http://sde.state.nm.us/

New Mexico

State Department of Education Education Building 300 Don Gaspar Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-2786 Susanna Murphy, Ph. D., Deputy Superintendent (505) 827-3876 smurphy@sde.state.nm.us http://www.nysed.gov

New York
State Department of Education Education Building, Room 111 89 Washington Avenue Albany, New York 12234 Carl Thurman, Director of Facilities Planning

(518) 474-3906 http://www.dpi.state.nc.us

North Carolina
State Department of Public Education Education Building 301 North Wilmington Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601-2825 Brad Sneeden, Deputy State Superintendent Philip Price, Associate Superintendent of Financial Services

(919) 807-3441 (919) 807-3600

North Dakota
State Department of Public Instruction State Capitol, 11th Floor 600 East Boulevard Avenue Bismark, North Dakota 58505-0440 Tom Decker, School Finance

http://www.dpi.state.nd.us

(701) 328-2267 http://www.ode.state.oh.us/

Ohio
State Department of Education 25 South Front Street, Mailstop 709 Columbus, Ohio 43215-4183 Daniel Wilson, Associate Superintendent of School Finance & Accountability Karla Manter, Educational Consultant

(614) 387-2202 (614) 466-0070 http://sde.state.ok.us

Oklahoma
State Department of Education Hodge Education Building 2500 North Lincoln Boulevard Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105-4599

Lu Norman, Executive Director Financial Accounting

(405) 521-2517 lu_norman@sde.state.ok.us http://www.ode.state.or.us

Oregon
State Department of Education 255 Capitol Street, NE Salem, Oregon 97310 Vickie Fleming, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services Pat Burk, Deputy Superintendent of Education Policy Rob Larson, Federal Programs Liaison Mike Greenfield, Deputy Superintendent of Operations

(503) 378-3600 x2226 (503) 378-3600 x2222 (503) 378-3600 x4509 (503) 378-3600 x2214

Pennsylvania
State Department of Education 333 Market Street Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126-0333 John Godlewski, Budget & Fiscal Management Dr. Gerald Zahorchak, Deputy Secretary for Elementary & Secondary Education

http://www.pde.state.pa.us/pde_internet/site/defau lt.asp

(717) 787-7808 (717) 787-2127 gzahorchak@state.pa.us http://www.ridoe.net

Rhode Island
Department of Elementary & Secondary Education 255 Westminster Street Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3400 Celeste Bilotti, Office of Finance and Accounting David V. Abbott, Assistant Commissioner Carolyn Dias, Finance & Accounting

(401) 222-4600 ext. 2420 ride0779@ride.ri.net (401) 222-4600 ext. 2004 (401) 222-4600 ext. 2401 http://www.state.sc.us/sde/

South Carolina
State Department of Education 1429 Senate Street Columbia, South Carolina 29201 Elmer C. Whitten, Jr., Deputy Superintendent, Division of Finance and Operations

(803) 734-8122 ewhitten@sde.state.sc.us http://doe.sd.gov/

South Dakota
Department of Education 700 Governors Drive

Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2291 Karon Schaack, Deputy Secretary Stacy Krusemark, Director, Office of Finance & Management (605) 773-5669 (605) 773-3248 stacy.krusemark@state.sd.us http://state.tn.us/education/

Tennessee
Department of Education Sixth Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower 710 James Robertson Parkway Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0375 Keith Brewer, Deputy Commissioner

(615) 741-0334 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/

Texas
Texas Education Agency 1701 North Congress Avenue Austin, Texas 78701-1494 Enrique Alemán

(512) 463-9207 (Phone) (512) 305-9165 (Fax) ealeman@tea.state.tx.us http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us

Utah
State Office of Education 250 East 500 South P.O. Box 144200 Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200 Larry Newton, School Finance Director

(801) 538-7668 (Phone) (801) 538-7729 (Fax) http://www.state.vt.us/educ

Vermont
State Department of Education 120 State Street Montpelier, Vermont 05620-2501 Cathy Hilgendorf, School Construction Program

(802) 828-5402 http://www.pen.k12.va.us

Virginia
State Department of Education P.O. Box 2120, James Monroe Building 101 N. 14th Street Richmond, Virginia 23219-2120 Daniel S. Timberlake, Assistant Superintendent for Finance Michelle M. Vucci, Budget Office

(804) 225-2025 (804) 225-2025

Washington
Superintendent of Public Instruction Old Capitol Building P.O. Box 47200 Olympia, Washington 98504-7200 Mary Alice Heuschel, Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning William T. Panos, School Facilities & Organization (Vacant), Associate Superintendent for Budget & School Business Services

http://www.k12.wa.us

(360) 725-6115 (360) 725-6265 (360) 725-6111

West Virginia
State Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room B-358 Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330 Dr. Clacy Williams, Executive Director, School Building Authority of West Virginia

http://wvde.state.wv.us/

(304) 558-2541 cwms@wvsba.state.wv.us http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/

Wisconsin
State Department of Public Instruction 125 South Webster Street P.O. Box 7841 Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7841 Brian Pahnke, Assistant State Superintendent David Carlson, Director, School Financial Services

(608) 267-9124 brian.pahnke@dpi.state.wi.us (608) 266-6968 david.carlson@dpi.state.wi.us http://www.k12.wy.us

Wyoming
State Department of Education Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor 2300 Capitol Avenue Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002-0050 Quinn Carroll, Deputy Superintendent, Administration and Operations Fred Hansen, Director, Fiscal Services

(307) 777-7690 qcarro@educ.state.wy.us (307) 777-6267 fhanse@educ.state.wy.us http://www.asggov.net/001DEPARTMENTS.htm (684) 633-4255

American Samoa
Department of Education Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799 Lui Tuitele, Deputy Director

Tupuivao Vaifanua, Finance

(684) 633-4255 http://www.doe.edu.gu/

Guam
Department of Education P.O. Box DE Hagatna, Guam 96932 Nerissa Bretania-Shafer, Interim Superintendent Robert Benavente, Acting Facilities and Maintenance Manager Felix Calvo, Financial Affairs

(671) 475-0461 nshafer@guam.doe.edu.gu (671) 475-0629 (671) 475-0237

Northern Mariana Islands
Public School System P.O. Box 501370 CK Saipan, MP 96950 Louise Concepcion, Deputy Commissioner for Administration William Matosn, Fiscal and Budget Officer (670) 664-3762 (670) 664-3790

Puerto Rico
Department of Education P.O. Box 190759 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00919-0759 Isidra Albino, Undersecretary Rafael Medina, Finance Director (787) 754-6164 (787) 753-8531

U.S. Virgin Islands
Department of Education 44-46 Kongens Gade Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands 00802 Rita J. Howard, Ph. D., Assistant Commissioner Sonia Clendinen, Deputy Commissioner, Fiscal and Administrative Services (340) 774-0100 ext. 3192 (340) 774-0100 ext. 3109