Board of Directors

The Association for Career and Technical Education® is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. It’s our mission to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce. Read more about our history and structure.



ACTE Leadership

ACTE’s leadership is a volunteer Board of Directors, elected by the members of the Association in an annual election. Board officers include the president, president-elect and past-president, as well as a representative from each Division and Region and a Finance Chair. Board Directors are one representative from each of ACTE’s Divisions and Regions. The executive director is an ex-officio member of the Board. Standing committees are appointed by the Board.

ACTE Presidents

Brian Law

Brian Law

President-Elect
Doug Major

Doug Major

President
Nancy Trivette

Nancy Trivette

Past President

Board of Directors

Patrick Biggerstaff

Patrick Biggerstaff

Administration Division Vice President
Scott Stone

Scott Stone

Agricultural Education Division Vice President
Annika Russell-Manke

Annika Russell-Manke

Business Education Division Vice President
Richelle Krumsiek

Richelle Krumsiek

Engineering & Technology Education Division Vice President
Carol Werhan

Carol Werhan

Family & Consumer Sciences Education Division Vice President
Nicole Cobb

Nicole Cobb

Guidance & Career Development Division Vice President
Linda Romano

Linda Romano

Health Science Education Division Vice President
Rachael Mann

Rachael Mann

New & Related Services Division Vice President
Kristina Ropos

Kristina Ropos

Postsecondary, Adult & Career Education Division Vice President
Danny Camden

Danny Camden

Trade & Industrial Education Division Vice President
Carrie Scheiderer

Carrie Scheiderer

Region I Vice President
Chaney Mosley

Chaney Mosley

Region II Vice President
Lisa Stange

Lisa Stange

Region III Vice President
Ross White

Ross White

Region IV Vice President
Mark Branger

Mark Branger

Region V Vice President
LeAnn Wilson

LeAnn Wilson

Executive Director/Secretary & Treasurer