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2015 State Association Leadership Directory

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Alabama

 
   

President
TBD

President-Elect
TBD 

Executive Director
Ann Gilmore
P.O. Box 988
Montgomery, AL 36101
E-mail

Alaska

 
   

President
Joni Simpson
(July 2014 - June 2015)
Ben Eielson High School
PO Box 84213
Fairbanks, AK 99708
E-mail

President-Elect
Dayna Mackey
School of Career Education University of Alaska Southeast
1415 Harbor Way
Juneau, AK 99708
E-mail     

 

Executive Director
Karen Martinson
Alaska Career Consulting
Box 58
Sitka, AK 99835
E-mail

Arizona

 
   

President
Lisa Doll
ACTE AZ
20403 N Lake Pleasant Rd., Suite 117, Box 615
Peoria, AZ 85382
E-mail 

President-Elect 
 Julie Stockwell
 ACTE AZ
20403 North Lake Pleasant Rd. Suite 117, Box 615
Peoria, AZ 85382  E-mail

Executive Director
Pam Ferguson
ACTE AZ
20403 N Lake Pleasant Rd., Suite 117, Box 615
Peoria, AZ 85382
E-mail

Arkansas 

 
   

President
Dave Fisher
(Aug 2014-Aug 2015)
Arkansas Dept of Career Education
Luther Hardin Bldg #3
Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
E-mail

President-Elect
Ross White
Alma Middle School
1321 Springhills Drive
Alma, AR 72921
E-mail  

Executive Director
Harry Almond
Gravette High School
325 Lion Drive
Gravette, AR 72736
E-mail

Bahamas

 
   

President
Carl Nottage
Ministry of Education
P.O. Box N 420
Nassau, Bahamas
E-mail

 

Executive Director
Foster Dorsett
P.O. Box EE 17609
Nassau, Bahamas
E-mail

California

 
   

President
Ronda DaRosa
(July 2015-June 2016)
Deputy Superintendent Educational Services
Yolo County Office of Education

E-mail  

President-Elect
Cliff Adams 

E-mail

Executive Director
Valerie Vuicich
Administrator
Fresno County Office of Education
1318 E. Shaw, Suite 240
Fresno, CA 93710
E-mail

Colorado

 
   

President
Brenda Rhodes-Martinez
(Aug 2014 - Aug 2015)
Northeastern Jr College
100 College Ave Sterling, CO 80751-2399
E-mail

President-Elect
TBD

Executive Director
Darrell Green
3099 Vivian St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80215
E-mail

District of Columbia

 
   

President
Guy Tillman
(March 2014-2018)
 E-mail

President-Elect
TBD

Executive Director
Deborah Powell
DC ACTE
P.O. Box 70055
Washington, DC 20024
E-mail

Florida

 
   

President
TBA

President-Elect
TBA

Executive Director
Marsan H. Carr
9210 SW 68th Dr
Lake Butler, FL 32054
E-mail

Georgia

 
   

President
Dr. Larry P Murkerson
(July 2014-July 2015)
206 Warthen Street
Lafayette, GA 30728
E-mail

President-Elect
Dr. Tonja Tift
One Blue Devil Way
Tifton, GA 31794
E-mail

Executive Director
Matthew H. Gambill
GACTE, Inc
420 Waterford Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
E-mail

Hawai'i

 
   

President
(vacant)

 

Executive Director
Guy Shibayama
2304 Rose St
Honolulu, HI 96819-2437
E-mail

Idaho

 
   

President
Brenda Jacobsen
(June 2014-June 2015)
Idaho State University
E-mail

President-Elect

Acting Executive Director
Robert Hale
E-mail

Illinois

 
   

President
Dede Woodard
(Feb 2015-2016)
Joliet Township HS #204
Joliet, IL 60436
E-mail  

President-Elect
Chris Kendall
2000 Pioneer Pkwy, Suite 19C
Peoria, IL 61615
E-mail

Executive Director
Cindy Stover
21 Grand Oaks
Lincoln, IL 62656
E-mail

Indiana

 
   

President
Patrick Biggerstaff
(Sept 2014-Sept 2015)
E-mail

President-Elect

Executive Director
Sandy Martin
Indiana ACTE
774 Bonebrake Rd.
Veedersburg, IN 47987
E-mail

Iowa

 
   

President
Diane Cornilsen
(July 2014-2015)
Ashford University
College of Business & Professional Studies
400 N. Bluff Blvd
Clinton, IA 52732
 E-mail

President-Elect
Barb Lemmer
Linn Mar High School
3111 N. 10th Street
Marion, IA 52302
E-mail

Executive Director
Sandy Miller
3027 240th Street
Williamsburg, IA 52361
E-Mail

Kansas

 
   

President
Joe Ryan
(Aug 2014-Aug 2015)
KCCTEA
Smoky Hill ESC
E-mail   

President-Elect
Marla Sterling
KCCTEA
Cherryvale High School
E-mail   

Executive Director
Steven Kearney
Kearney and Assoc.
1200 SW 10th Street
Topeka, KS 66604
E-mail

Kentucky

 
   

President
Wayne King
(Aug 2014-Aug 2015)
Office of Career and Tech Education
20th Fl, CPT
500 Mero Street
Frankfurt, KY 40601
E-mail

President-Elect
Lee Ann Daugherty
Butler County High School
E-mail 

Executive Director
Michael R. Stone
KACTE Office
P.O. Box 4583
Frankfort, KY 40601
E-mail

   

Assistant Executive Director
Kris Stone
KACTE Office
P.O. Box 4583
Frankfort, KY 40601
E-mail

Louisiana

 
   

President
Gary Weese
(July 2014-July 2015)
Caddo Career & Tech Ct
2486 Dement Road
Doyline, LA 71023
E-mail

President-Elect
TBA

Executive Director
Cheryl Probst
140 Stuart Drive
Vidalia, LA 71373
E-mail 

Maine

 
   

 

 

Executive Director
David Keaton
Region Two School of Applied Technology
5 Bird Street
Houlton, ME 04730
(207) 532-9541
E-mail

Maryland

 
   
   

Executive Director
Thomas C. Hawthorne
Linganore HS C/O Maryland Vocational Assn
12013 Old Annapolis Rd
Frederick, MD 21701-3423
E-mail

Massachusetts

 
   

President
Ricardo Torres
(July 2014 - June 2015)
Worcester Voc
E-mail

President-Elect

Executive Director
Donald Jarvis
Old Colony RVTHS
E-mail

Michigan

 
   

President
Brian Pyles
Shiawassee Regional Education Service District
1025 N Shiawassee St.
Corunna, MI 48817
E-mail

 

Treasurer
Monika Leasure
4001 Garfield Rd.
Clinton Township, MI 48038
E-mail

Minnesota

 
   

President
Callon Siebenahler
651.552.3085


President-Elect
Robert Lindgren
Mankato Area Public Schools
2600 Hoffman Road
Mankato, MN 56001


Acting Executive Director
Lavyne Rada
Hutchinson High School
E-mail

Mississippi

 
   

President
Tony Holder
(July 2015- July 2016)
E-mail

President-Elect
Robert Barnard
E-mail

Executive Director
Linda Bath
P.O. Box 85
Raymond, MS 39154
E-mail

Missouri

 
   

President
Barbara Houk
(July 2014-July 2015)
Clinton Technical School
E-mail

President-Elect

Executive Director
Donna Vossen
P.O. Box 1955
Jefferson City, MO 65102
E-mail

Montana

 
   

President
Kari Hanson
(Sept 2014-Sept 2015)
Park City High School
PO Box 283
Park City, MT 59063
E-mail  

President-Elect

Executive Director
Mark Branger
2491 Main St
Worden, MT 59088
E-mail

Nebraska

 
   

President
Kelly Means
(Oct. 2014- Oct 2015)
Omaha Central HS
124 N 20th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
E-mail

President-Elect
Stephanie Miller
Heartland Community Schools
1501 Front Street
Henderson, NE 68371
E-mail

Executive Director 
 Murleen Bellinger ACTEN Executive Director
ACTEN Office 
Box 89 
Waverly, NE 68462 
E-Mail

Nevada

 
   

President
Craig Statucki
(July 2014-July 2015)
Information Tech/
Media Tech CTE
CCSD-SW CTA
7050 W Shelbourne
Las Vegas, NV 89113
E-mail

President-Elect
Michele Lewis
Administrator, CTE
Carson High School
PO Box 603
Carson City, NV 89702
E-mail 

Secretary                     
Hilary Kohntopp
Elko High School
987 College Ave
Elko, NV 89801
E-mail

New Jersey

 
   

President
TBD

   

New Mexico

 
   

President
Becky Corran
(July 2014-June 2015)
Dona Ana Community College
MSC 3DA/PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003
E-Mail

President-Elect

Executive Director
Carol McAlister
PO Box 866
Carlsbad, NM 88220
E-mail

New York

 
   

President

  Executive Director/Treasurer
Kimberly DeHart
Abrookin Voc Tech Ctr
E-mail

North Carolina

 
   

President
Brantley Murphy
(July 2014-July 2015)
E-mail

President-Elect
Christy Cheek
E-mail

Executive Director
Tom Jones
P.O. Box G
Catawba, NC 28609
E-mail

North Dakota

 
   

President
Greg Heitkamp
(Aug 2014-Aug 2015)
Southeast Region C&T Ctr
PO Box 592
Lisbon, ND 58054
E-mail

President-Elect
Joelean Lowman
Missouri River Area Career and Technology  Ctr
1000 E Century Ave
Bismarck, ND 58501
E-mail

Executive Director
Kraig Steinhoff
Southeast Region Career and Technology Center
924 7th St S.
Oakes, ND 58474
E-mail

Ohio

 
   

President
Dan Coffman
(Sept 2014- Sept 2015)
Mid-East Career & Technology Centers
57090 Vocational Rd
Senecaville, OH 43780
E-mail

 President-Elect
Dan Murphy
RG Drage Career Technical Center
2800 Richville Dr. SE
Massillon, OH 44646
E-mail

 


Executive Director
Christine Gardner
Ohio ACTE
38 Commerce Park Dr, Ste. D
Westerville, OH 43082
E-mail

Oklahoma

 
   

President
Carol Colwell
(July 2014- July 2015)
Autry Technology Ctr
1201 West Willow Rd
Enid, OK  73703
E-mail

President-Elect
Teresa Pinkston
Tulsa Technology Ctr
PO Box 477200 
Tulsa, OK 74147-7200
E-mail

Executive Director
Cheryl Harder
2801 N Lincoln Blvd, Ste 130 Oklahoma City, OK 73105
E-mail

   

Assistant Director
Cheryl Harder
OK ACTE
E-mail

Oregon

 
   

President

President-Elect
(TBA)

Executive Director
Thelma Clemons
2814 Dahlia Ln
Eugene, OR 97404
E-mail

Pennsylvania

 
   

President
Laura DelVecchio
(July 2014-June 2016)
145 Poplar Ave
Monaca, PA 15061
E-mail

President-Elect
Adam S. Lazarchak
Monroe Career and Technical Institute
194 Laurel Lake Rd
Bartonsville, PA 18321
E-mail 

Executive Director
Gerald Reichard
PA-ACTE
721 Golden Spring Dr.
Waynesboro, PA 17268
E-mail

South Carolina

 
   

President 
Dr. Jackie Cooley Finger
(June 2015- June 2016)
Spartanburg School District 2 

 E-Mail

President-Elect 
 Beyonka Wider
Richland School District One 
E-Mail

Executive Director
Ray Boland
SC ACTE
P.O. Box 8143
Columbia, SC 29202
E-mail

South Dakota

 
   

President
Jim Kayl
(Aug 2014- Aug 2015)
Sioux Falls CTE Academy
4700 W Career Circle 
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
E-mail

President-Elect
John Rist
Viborg-Hurley Schools
203 West Park Ave 
Viborg, SD 57070
E-mail

Executive Director
Dodie Bemis
Lake Area Tech Institute
1201 Arrow Ave
Watertown, SD 57201
E-mail

Tennessee

 
   

President
Angel Flower
(July 2014-July 2016)
332 St Tide Hollow Rd
Newport, TN 37821

President-Elect

Executive Director
Ronnie Teague
McNairy County Schools 
E-mail

Texas

 
   

President (CTAT)
(July 2014-July 2015)
Donna McKethan

Executive Director (CTAT)
Robin Painovich
1304 San Antonio St.
Suite 106A
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail

Executive Director (TCTC)
Gerald Young
Ag Teachers Assoc
614 East 12th St
Austin, TX 78701


Executive Director (Ed TXM)
Cathy Slagle—MET Treas.
Ben Barber Career Tech Academy
1120 W Debbie Lane
Mansfield, TX 76063
E-mail

Executive Director (TIVA)
Linda Holcombe
316 West 12th St., Suite 317
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail

Utah

 
   

President
Peter Edmondson
Lehi High School 
610 North 600 East
American Fork, UT 84003 
E-mail  

President-Elect
Derek Smith
Saint George, UT 84790
E-mail

Executive Director
Becky Cox
Lone Peak High School
PO Box 971316
Orem, UT 84097
E-mail

Vermont

 
   

President
Jane Donahue-Holt
Burlington Tech Cntr
52 Institute Rd
Burlington, VT 05401
E-mail

 

Acting Executive Director
Andrew Hudacs
E-mail

Virginia

 
   

President
Teresa Lindberg
(July 2015-June 2016)
Agricultural Education
Edward W Wyatt Middle School
206 Slagles Lake Road
Emporia, VA 23847 
E-mail

President-Elect
Darla Miller
Principal, Valley Career & Tech Center
49 Hornet Road
Fishersville, VA 22939
 E-mail 

Executive Director
Brenda Long
VA-ACTE
420 Stonegate Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
E-mail

 

Washington

 
   

President
Michelle Green
(Aug 2014-Aug 2015)
Southlake High School
8601 Rainier Ave South
Seattle, WA 98118
E-mail

President-Elect
Lewis Keliher
Auburn, WA 98002
E-mail

Executive Director
Tim Knue
WA ACTE
P.O. Box 315
Olympia, WA 98507-0315
E-mail

West Virginia

 
   

President
TBA

President-Elect
TBA

Executive Director
Ernie Powers
West Virginia ACTE
E-mail

Wisconsin

 
   

President 
Ann Marie Krause-Hanson
(July 2014-July 2015)
E-mail  

President-Elect

Executive Director
Bette Lou Esser
Wisconsin Assoc for CTE
2307 Parmenter St.
Middleton, WI 53562
E-mail

Wyoming

 
   

President
(July 2015 - July 2016)
Michelle Aldrich
Triumph HS
1200 W. College Dr
Cheyenne, WY 82007 
E-mail 

President-Elect
Alan Shotts

E-Mail

Executive Director
Toni Decklever
1013 Logan Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001
E-mail


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