ACTE Announces Board of Directors Election Results
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 10, 2017
Contact: Jarrod Nagurka
ACTE Announces Board
of Directors Election Results
Alexandria, VA – The Association for Career and
Technical Education (ACTE) is pleased to announce the results of the recent
election for several spots on the Board of Directors. The election was open to
ACTE’s membership of 25,000 educators, administrators and other CTE
professionals. The following members were elected:
Becky Cox, President-Elect
Ms. Cox is a family & consumer
sciences teacher and program area specialist in the Alpine School District in
Highland, Utah. Her one-year term will begin in July 2017 and will be followed
by one-year terms as president and past president, respectively.
Patrick Biggerstaff, Administration Division Vice
Mr. Biggerstaff is the director of
CTAE and Area 31 career programs at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis,
Indiana. He will serve a three-year term beginning July 2018.
Richard Faulkner, Marketing Education Division Vice
Mr. Faulkner is a business and
marketing teacher at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He will
serve a three-year term beginning July 2017.
Dick Lowe, Postsecondary, Adult and Career
Education Division Vice President
Mr. Lowe is the industrial
coordinator at Canadian Valley Technology Center in Chickasha, Oklahoma. He
will serve a three-year term beginning July 2018.
Jay Davis, Engineering & Technology
Education Division Vice President (appointed)
Mr. Davis is an instructor at
Kokomo Area Career Center in Kokomo, Indiana. He will serve a three-year term
beginning July 2017.
vice president-elects whose elections occurred last year will join the Board as
vice presidents in July 2017. Jon Quatman in Region I, Christine Holecek in
Region IV and Dean Baker in Trade and Industrial Education will all be assume
the position of vice president in their respective regions or division.
About ACTE: The Association for Career and
Technical Education is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association
committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for
successful careers. ACTE represents the community of CTE professionals,
including educators, administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and
others at all levels of education. ACTE is committed to excellence in providing
advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development
and leadership opportunities.