Gov. Butch Otter announced the appointment Wednesday of David Hill of Boise and Debbie Critchfield of Oakley to fill vacancies on the State Board of Education.
Hill, retired executive vice president of the Battelle Energy Alliance and deputy director for science and technology at the Idaho National Laboratory, replaces Milford Terrell of Boise on the eight-member Board of Education. Terrell resigned June 30 from his third term on the board. Hill will complete that term, which runs until March 2017.
Critchfield, a former member chair of the Cassia County School Board and an active community education leader, replaces Ken Edmunds, who resignd in November when Otter made him director of the Idaho Department of Labor. Critchfields term runs until March 2018.