AP U.S. Government and Politics Development Committee

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2016—2017 Development Committee Members

These dedicated educators play a critical role in the preparation of the Course Description and exam for AP Government and Politics: United States. They represent a diversity of knowledge and points of view in their fields and, as a group, are the authority when it comes to making subject-matter decisions in the exam-construction process. The AP Development Committees represent a unique collaboration between high school and college educators.

Committee Co-Chairs

Stella Rouse, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
Benwari Singh, Cherry Creek High School, Greenwood Village, Colorado

Committee Members

Jason Casellas, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Tray Hemphill, Wamego High School, Wamego, Kansas
Mark Rom, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Erica Salmeri, Cypress Bay High School, Weston, Florida

College Board Advisor

Kimberly Owens, Shaker Heights High School, Shaker Heights, Ohio

Chief Reader

Stephen Meinhold, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina