ACTE Board of Directors 2025 Elections

From December 1, 2024 – January 1, 2025, members of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) will elect officers for the following board of directors positions:

  • President: Will serve a two-year term, as president from July 1, 2025–June 30, 2026, and past president from July 1, 2026–June 30, 2027.  The 2024-2025 president-elect position has become vacant. According to the ACTE bylaws, the board holds the authority to appoint a successor to fill such vacancies until an official election can be conducted. In alignment with this guideline, the board has appointed outgoing Agricultural Education Division Vice President Robert Torres as the new president-elect for the term, July 1, 2024–June 30, 2025. During the forthcoming election cycle, ACTE will open applications for the position of president, and the elected candidate will serve a two-year term, as president from July 1, 2025–June 30, 2026, and past president from July 1, 2026–June 30, 2027.
  • Regarding the position of President-Elect: Serves a one-year term beginning in July 2025, followed by one-year as president and one-year as past president per the normal election cycle.
  • Business Education Division Vice President: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2025.
  • Engineering & Technology Education Vice President-Elect: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2026.
  • Region I Vice President-Elect: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2026.
  • Region IV Vice President-Elect: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2026.
  • Agricultural Education Division Vice President: Will complete the two-years of the 2024-2028 term beginning July 2026. The 2024-2028 position became vacant in February of 2024, a vice president was appointed in March 2024 for the July 2025 term.

All ACTE individual professional, retired, educational institution members, and national affiliate organizations whose membership dues are received at ACTE headquarters by November 1, 2023, are eligible to vote. Please review the biographical information and platform statements for the nominees and exercise your right to vote for ACTE’s leadership.

The election process will be conducted via electronic ballot only. Ballots will be sent to member email addresses listed in the ACTE database. ACTE works with Survey and Ballot Systems (SBS) to manage the board of directors elections. You will receive an e-signature via email that must be used with your member number to vote electronically. If you do not receive an e-signature by midnight on December 1, please contact support@directvote.net.  Electronic ballots must be cast by 11:59 p.m. ET on January 1, 2024. Ballots will be counted and audited at the offices of SBS, and the results will be posted on ACTE’s website and announced in Techniques.

In order to facilitate a smooth election process, please be sure to:

  • Verify your email address with ACTE. If ACTE does not have your email address, it is imperative that you update your member profile immediately. You can do this on the ACTE website by:
    • Visiting acteonline.org
    • Logging in (Username: your email address; password: your ACTE ID number plus your first and last initials — e.g., 123456AH)
    • Clicking on “View Profile”

Or email memberservices@acteonline.org

  • Make sure you/your IT department puts Survey and Ballot Systems on your email server’s “white list” so your voting information will not be marked as spam. The email will come from noreply@directvote.net.
  • Remember that in order to vote, you must be a member of ACTE as of November 1, 2023. Members are only allowed to vote in elections for their region and any divisions of which they are a member.