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ACTE State Associations

2016 State Association Leadership Directory

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President
Kimberly Mitchell

President-Elect

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

Alaska

 
   

President
Cathy LeCompte
University of Alaska Anchorage - Community & Technical College 3901 Old Seward Highway Suite 141 Anchorage, AK  99503 

President-Elect
   TBD

 

Secretary
Patty Woody
PO Box 61403 Fairbanks, AK  99706   

Arizona

 
   

President
 Julie Stockwell
ACTE AZ
20403 N Lake Pleasant Rd., Suite 117, Box 615
Peoria, AZ 85382

President-Elect 

  

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

Arkansas 

 
   

President
Ross White
Alma Middle School
1321 Springhills Drive
Alma, AR 72921
   

President-Elect 
Starlinda Sanders
Program Manager
Office of Family and Consumer Sciences
Three Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201

Executive Director
Rae Newlin

Bahamas

 
   

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

 

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

California

 
   

President
Ronda DaRosa
Deputy Superintendent Educational Services
Yolo County Office of Education

President-Elect
Cliff Adams-Hart
Director, Educational Services
Mission Valley ROP
5109 Stevenson Blvd
Fremont, CA 94538

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

Colorado

 
   

President
Katy Blatnick-Gagne
2103 E CR 2 South
Monte Vista, CO 81144

President-Elect
Deb Hodson
Greeley-Evens Weld County School District
1025 9th Ave
Greeley, CO 80631

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

District of Columbia

 
   

President
Derek Davis
  

President-Elect
TBD

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

Florida

 
   

President
Rob Aguis

President-Elect
TBD

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

Georgia

 
   

President
Dr. Tonja Tift
One Blue Devil Way
Tifton, GA 31794

President-Elect
Kelly Almond

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

Hawai'i

 
   

President
(Vacant)

 

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

Idaho

 
   

President
Brenda Jacobsen
Idaho State University

President-Elect
Ivak Cooper
Caldwell Schools

Acting Executive Director
Robert Hale

Illinois

 
   

President
Chris Kendall
2000 Pioneer Pkwy, Suite 19C
Peoria, IL 61615

President-Elect

Executive Director
Cindy Stover
21 Grand Oaks
Lincoln, IL 62656

Indiana

 
   

President
Patrick Biggerstaff

President-Elect
N/A

Executive Director
Kristy Garcia

Iowa

 
   

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

President-Elect
TBD 

Executive Director 
SandyMiller
3027 240th Street Williamsburg, IA 52361  

Kansas

 
   

President
Marla Sterling
Cherryvale High School
   

President-Elect
Marla Hayden
Wichita High School

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

Kentucky

 
   

President
Lee Ann Daugherty
Butler County High School
1852 South Main St
Morgantown, KY 42261

President-Elect
Mark Hobbs
Harrison County ATC
327 Webster Ave
Cynthiana, KY 41031

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

   

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

Louisiana

 
   

President
Gary Weese
Caddo Career & Tech Ct
2486 Dement Road
Doyline, LA 71023

President-Elect
TBD

Executive Director
Cheryl Probst
140 Stuart Drive
Vidalia, LA 71373

Maine

 
   

President
Robert "Bo" Zabierek

 

President-Elect
Charlie Fontaine

Executive Director
N/A

Maryland

 
   
   

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

Massachusetts

 
   

President
Ricardo Torres
Worcester Tech

President-Elect
Brian Cummings
Worcester 

Executive Director
Donald Jarvis
Old Colony RVTHS

Michigan

 
   

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

 

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

Minnesota

 
   

President
Deborah Larson



President-Elect

Acting Executive Director
Lavyne Rada
Hutchinson High School

Mississippi

 
   

President Robert Barnard

President-Elect
 Rex Buckhaults

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

Missouri

 
   

President
Barbara Houk
Clinton Technical School
411 S. Main St
Clinton, MO 64735 

President-Elect
Karen Mason
East Newton High School
10349 Route CC
Stella, MO 64867 

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

Montana

 
   

President
Kari Hanson
Park City High School
PO Box 283
Park City, MT 59063

President-Elect
Scott Anderson
Baker High School
PO Box 1222
Baker, MT 59313

Executive Director
Mark Branger
2491 Main St
Worden, MT 59088

Nebraska

 
   

President
Stephanie Miller
Heartland Community Schools
1501 Front Street
Henderson, NE 68371 

President-Elect
Anne Schmall
Bluffs Middle School
27 East 23rd Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

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

Nevada

 
   

President
Michele Lewis
Administrator, CTE
Carson High School
PO Box 603
Carson City, NV 89702 

President-Elect
Kristina Moore

Executive Director     Craig Statucki
Community Partnership Coordinator
SW Career & Tech Academy

New Jersey

 
   

President
TBD

   

New Mexico

 
   

President
Becky Corran
Dona Ana Community College
MSC 3DA/PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003

President-Elect
N/A

Executive Director
Carol McAlister
PO Box 866
Carlsbad, NM 88220

New York

 
   

President
N/A

  Executive Director/Treasurer
Kimberly DeHart
Abrookin Voc Tech Ctr 

North Carolina

 
   

President
Christy Cheek

President-Elect
Carol Harper

Executive Director
Ruth Huff

North Dakota

 
   

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

President-Elect
Eric Ripley
Grand Forks Public Schools
CTE Director
2400 47th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Executive Director
 Rick Ross
Assistant Professor
Valley City State University
101 College St SW
Valley City, ND 58072

Ohio

 
   

President
Tim Buschur
Tri State Career Compact
912 Northfield Dr
Coldwater, OH 45828

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

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

Oklahoma

 
   

President
Carol Colwell
Autry Technology Ctr
1201 West Willow Rd
Enid, OK  73703 

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

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

   

Assistant Director
Cheryl Harder
OK ACTE

Oregon

 
   

President
Ed Woods
Mid Willamette Ed. Consortium 
Chemeketa Community College
PO Box 14007
Salem, OR 97309           

President-Elect
TBD

Executive Director
Debbie Stephens
PO Box17041
Salem, OR 97305

Pennsylvania

 
   

President
Laura DelVecchio
145 Poplar Ave
Monaca, PA 15061 

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

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

South Carolina

 
   

President  
Dr. Beyonka Wider
 Richland School District One 

President-Elect 
Brooks Smith
Greenville County Schools

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

South Dakota

 
   

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

President-Elect
Tracy Kern
Harrisburg High School
1300 W. Willow Street
Harrisburg, SD 57032

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

Tennessee

 
   

President
Angel Fowler
332 St Tide Hollow Rd
Newport, TN 37821

President-Elect
Rocky Riley
830 Workman Road
New Market, TN 37820

Executive Director
John Cagle
115 W Dumplin Valley Road
Dandridge, TN 37725

Texas

 
   

President (CTAT)
Donna McKethan

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

Executive Director (VATAT)
Bernie McClure
Ag Teachers Assoc

Executive Director (FCSTAT)
Terry Green


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

Executive Director (TIVA)
Diane Ferguson

Executive Director
(THOA)
Jackie Uselton

Utah

 
   

President
Derek Smith
Desert Hills High School
St. George, UT 84790 

President-Elect
Katie Silcox
N Summit High School
Coalville, UT 84017

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

Vermont

 
   

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

 

Acting Executive Director
Andrew Hudacs

Virginia

 
   

President
Teresa Lindberg
Agricultural Education
Edward W Wyatt Middle School
206 Slagles Lake Road
Emporia, VA 23847 

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

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

 

Washington

 
   

President
Lewis Keliher
Auburn School District
915 4th Street NE
Auburn, WA 98002

President-Elect
Gene Wachtel
Shoreline School District
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155

Executive Director
Tim Knue
WA ACTE
P.O. Box 315
Olympia, WA 98507

West Virginia

 
   

President
Thomas Hoffman

President-Elect
TBD

Executive Director
Ernie Powers
West Virginia ACTE 

Wisconsin

 
   

President 
Ann Marie Krause-Hanson

  

President-Elect
N/A

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

Wyoming

 
   

President
Alan Shotts

President-Elect
Kristi Holum

 

 

Executive Director
Toni Decklever
1013 Logan Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001
  

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