Frank Henderson, Jr.
Seaman USD 345
Board of Education
Frank S. Henderson, Jr. serves on the KASB Board of Directors as an ex officio member. He is a past president of the KASB and has also served on the KASB Board of Directors and the KASB Legislative Committee for several years.
He is currently in his thirteenth year and Immediate Past-President on the Seaman USD 345 Board of Education in Topeka, Kansas. Additionally, Henderson completed a term on the Board of Directors of the Kansas State High School Activities Association. He was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Education and has also served as a commissioner on the Education Commission of the States.
In March 2020 Henderson elected as Secretary-Treasurer of the National School Board Association, (NSBA) while serving in his second term as a Western Region Director for NSBA and as President of the National School Board Action Center. (NSBAC) He also served two terms on the Board of Directors of the National Black Council of NSBA
Henderson worked in Kansas State Social Services and the Criminal Justice System for over twenty-five years, providing services to those in poverty, the mentally ill, as well as victims and offenders. Henderson was appointed as Chairman of the Kansas Parole Board, of which he served for four years. He also served in the Office of the Attorney General for seventeen years as the Executive Director of the Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board, holding the offices of President of the Kansas Organization for Victim Assistance, and the National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Washburn University and a Master’s Degree from Kansas State University. He and his wife, Lorraine have two adult children, Ashley and Frank III.