Jim Rier

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Jim Rier
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Maine Commissioner of Education
Incumbent (Acting)
In office
October 2013 - Present
PartyNon-partisan
PredecessorStephen Bowen
Leadership
Deputy Commissioner of Education
2011-2013
Board Chair, State Board of Education
1997-2000
Compensation
Base salary$102,689
Websites
Office website
James E. Rier, Jr. is the Acting Maine Commissioner of Education. Rier was sworn in as Acting Commissioner of the Maine Department of Education on October 8, 2013.[1]

Biography

Before his appointment as Acting Commissioner, Rier had served as Deputy Commissioner of Education since 2011. He also served for two terms on Maine's State Board of Education, serving as Chair from 1997 to 2000.[1]

Political career

Maine Commissioner of Education (2013-Present)

Rier was sworn in as Acting Commissioner of the Maine Department of Education on October 8, 2013.[1]

Appointments

2013

Bowen was appointed as Acting Commissioner of Education by Gov. Paul LePage (R) on October 8, 2013.[1]

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Preceded by
Stephen Bowen
Maine Commissioner of Education
2013–present
Succeeded by
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