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Alabama

 
   

President
Barbara W. Pierce (July 2014)
E-mail  

President-Elect
TBD 

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

Alaska

 
   

President
Joni Simpson
Ben Eielson High School
E-mail

President-Elect
Dayna Mackey
School of Career Education University of Alaska Southeast
E-mail     

 

Executive Director
Karen Martinson
Alaska Career Consulting
E-mail

Arizona

 
   

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

President-Elect
Lisa Doll
ACTE AZ
20403 N 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
Arkansas Dept of Career Ed
E-mail

President-Elect
Ross White
Alma Middle School
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
Sheryl Ryder
49er ROP
Placer County Office Ed
364 Nevada St   
Auburn, CA 95603
E-mail

President-Elect
Ronda Adams
Associate Superintendent, Yolo County Office of Education 
1280 Santa Anita Ct, #100
Woodland, CA 95776-6127
E-mail  

Executive Director
Valerie Vuicich
Fresno, CA 93710
E-mail

Colorado

 
   

President
Jennifer Vander Meer (Aug 2014)
Community College of Aurora
9235 E 10th Dr Room 108
Denver, CO 80230
E-mail

President-Elect
Brenda Rhodes-Martinez
Northeastern Jr. College
E-mail

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

District of Columbia

 
   

President
Derek Davis (March 2014)
DC ACTE
P.O. Box 70055
Washington, DC 20024
E-mail

President-Elect
Guy Tillman
E-mail

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

Florida

 
   

President
Connie Scotchel-Gross (Aug. 2013-14)
E-mail

President-Elect
TBA

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

Georgia

 
   

President
Larry P Murkerson
E-mail

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

Executive Director
Matthew H. Gambill
PO Box 443
Kennesaw, GA 30156
E-mail

Hawai'i

 
   

President
(vacant)

 

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

Idaho

 
   

President
Shannon Holt
Boise Schools
E-mail

President-Elect
Brenda Jacobsen
Idaho State University
E-mail

Acting Executive Director
Robert Hale
E-mail

Illinois

 
   

President
Elizabeth Kaufman (Feb 2014-2015)
Wilco Area Career Ctr
500 Wilco Blvd
Romeoville, IL 60446
E-mail

President-Elect
Dede Woodard
Joliet Township HS #204
Joliet, IL 60436
E-mail

Executive Director
Cindy Stover
E-mail

Indiana

 
   

President
Deborah Diss (Oct 2013-2014)
E-mail

President-Elect
Patrick Biggerstaff
E-mail

Executive Director
Sandy Martin
Indiana ACTE
E-mail

Iowa

 
   

President
Diane Cornilsen (July 2014-2015)
Ashford University
E-mail

President-Elect
Barb Lemmer
Linn Mar High School
E-mail

Executive Director
David Bunting
Iowa ACTE
E-mail

Kansas

 
   

President
Joe Ryan
KCCTEA
Smoky Hill ESC
E-mail   

President-Elect
Marla Sterling
KCCTEA
E-mail   

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

Kentucky

 
   

President
Wayne King
Office of Career and Tech Education
E-mail

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

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

   

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

Louisiana

 
   

President
Barry Brantley (July 2013-2014)
Delgado Community College
1914 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
E-mail

President-Elect
Gary Weese
Caddo Career & Tech Ctr
E-mail

Executive Director
Tracy Beard
Washington Career & Tech 
PO Box 430
Washington, LA 70589
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
Anne Marie Demers (July 2013-14)
Bristol Plymouth Tech
E-mail

President-Elect
Ricardo Torres
Worcester Voc
E-mail

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
Kim Landecker 
(July 2013-2014)
Monticello Schools
E-mail

President-Elect
(Pending)

Acting Executive Director
Lavyne Rada
Hutchinson High School
E-mail

Mississippi

 
   

President
Suzanne Kelly (July 2014-15)
E-mail

President-Elect
Tony Holder 
E-mail

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

Missouri

 
   

President
Gina McLachlan
Fulton High School
E-mail

President-Elect
Barbara Houk
Clinton Technical School
E-mail

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

Montana

 
   

President
Sandy Woldstad (Sept 2014)
Harlowton High School
Harlowton, MT 59036
E-mail

President-Elect
Kari Hanson
Park City High School
Park City, MT 59063
E-mail  

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

Nebraska

 
   

President
Kelly Means (Oct. 2014-2015)
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
Lila Kulwicki
P.O. Box 22607
Lincoln, NE 68542-2607
E-mail

Nevada

 
   

President
Craig Statucki (2014-2015)
CCSD Southwest CTA
7050 W Shelbourne
Las Vegas, NV 89113
E-mail

President-Elect
Michele Lewis
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
John Hillard
Pemberton Township HS
Arneys Mount Rd
Pemberton, NJ 08068
E-mail

   

New Mexico

 
   

President
Richard L. Faulkner (thru June 2014)
La Cueva High School
E-mail

President-Elect
(TBA)

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

New York

 
   

President
Terry Hughes (Oct 2011-2014)
SUNY Cobleskill
Alumni B 15
Cobleskill, NY 12043
E-mail

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

North Carolina

 
   

President
Brantley Murphy (2014-2015)
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 2014-2015)
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
Bismark, 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
Larry Hickman (Sept 2013-2014)
Tri-Rivers JVSD
2222 Marion MtGilead Rd
Marion, Ohio 43302
E-mail

 President-Elect
Dan Coffman
Mid-East Career & Technology Centers
Senecaville, OH 43780
E-mail

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

Oklahoma

 
   

President
Carol Colwell (2014-15)
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
Patrick McGregor
2801 N Lincoln Blvd, Ste 130 Oklahoma City, OK 73105
E-mail

   

Assistant Director
Cheryl Harder
OK ACTE
E-mail

Oregon

 
   

President
Ed Woods (April 2015)
Chemeketa Comm College
PO Box 14007
Salem, OR 97309
E-mail 

President-Elect
(TBA)

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

Pennsylvania

 
   

President
Laura DelVecchio (July 2014-2015)
E-mail

President-Elect
(TBA)

Executive Director
Gerald Reichard
PA-ACTE.
E-mail

South Carolina

 
   

President
Johnny Murdaugh (June 2013-2014)
Richmond School 
District One
E-mail  

President-Elect
Meghan Wood
Graduate School,
NC State University
E-mail  

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

South Dakota

 
   

President
Jim Kayl (Aug 2014-2015)
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
Beth Sanders (July 2012-2014) 
Roane County Schools
E-mail

President-Elect
Angel Fowler
Morristown Hamblen HS
E-mail

Executive Director
Ronnie Teague
McNairy County Schools 
E-mail

Texas

 
   

Executive Director (TCTC)
Gerald Young (AG)
614 East 12th Street
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail

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

President (CTAT)
Allen Kaminski
E-mail

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
Pam Rock (thru July 2014)
Lakeridge Jr. High 
2882 West 1170 North 
Provo, UT 84061 
E-mail

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

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

Vermont

 
   

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

 

Acting Executive Director
Andrew Hudacs
E-mail

Virginia

 
   

President
Chad A. Maclin
Fairfax County Public Schl 
3877 Fairfax Ridge Rd 
Cubicle 3148 
Fairfax, VA 22030 
E-mail

President-Elect
Teresa Lindberg
Agricultural Education 
Edward W Wyatt Middle School
206 Slagles Lake Rd 
Emporia, VA 23847
E-mail

Executive Director
Brenda Long
VA-ACTE
E-mail

Washington

 
   

President
Shep Siegel (Aug 2013-14)
Project Lead the Way
E-mail

President-Elect
Michelle Green
Southlake High School
8601 Rainier Ave South
Seattle, WA 98118
E-mail

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

West Virginia

 
   

President
Thomas Hoffman (till July 2014)
Mingo Career & Technical Center 
E-mail

President-Elect
(TBA)

Executive Director
Ernie Powers
West Virginia ACTE
E-mail

Wisconsin

 
   

President 
John Pritchett (2014-2015)
Waukesha County Technical  College 
892 Main Street 
Pewaukee, WI 53072 
E-mail  

President-Elect
Ann Marie Krause-Hanson
E-mail  

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

Wyoming

 
   

President
Brandon Cone (thru July 2015)
Campbell County HS
1000 Camel Dr
Gillette, WY 82716 
E-mail 

President-Elect
Michelle Aldrich
Triumph HS
1200 W. College Dr
Cheyenne, WY 82007 
E-mail 

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


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