Sharon Wise brings local state and national education and policy experience to the board. Since 1995, she has been a member of the State of Michigan’s State Board of Education. In 2001, she was appointed by Governor Engler to the Michigan Board of Blue Cross Blue Shield and has served on the Michigan Humanities Council since 1999. In addition to her national and statewide leadership roles, Ms. Wise is a businesswoman and continues her focus on active service with community organizations and her local school district.