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Nominating Committee Meeting Notes  

Nominating Committee Representatives

Date appointed: July 2013

CHAIR: Jim Comer
BOARD LIAISON: Karen Mason, Charlotte Gray and Juli Gilyard
STAFF LIAISON: Lauren Lessels
MEMBERS: One representative from each Region and Division


1.1 To nominate the best qualified member for each elective position of leadership of the Association.


2.1 This committee is appointed under procedures adopted pursuant with Article 8.4 of the Bylaws.


3.1 This committee is composed of one representative from each Division and Region and one chairperson.

3.2 The term of office is two years, and each term shall commence on July 1.

3.3 The committee chair is appointed by the president and approved by the Board of Directors and is the outgoing past president.

3.4 The Division and Region vice presidents appoint their committee representatives.

3.5 There are no special eligibility requirements to serve on this committee. It is recommended that members are familiar with ACTE's organizational structure.

3.6 No member of the committee shall be a candidate for election.


4.1 The committee is responsible for the implementation of the nomination and election process for the governance year. The committee is to abide by the bylaws and approved Policy and Procedures Manual in fulfilling its objectives.

4.2 The committee is to present at least two candidates for president-elect and ensure all Region and Division vice president candidates meet the required criteria. The entire slate is to be presented to the Assembly of Delegates at ACTE's CareerTech VISION.

4.3 The committee is charged with reviewing the nomination process and identifying ways to enhance the process for the association as well as the Divisions and Regions.


Position Name
Chair Jim Comer
Region I Frank Yesalavich
Region II Ronnie Teague
Region III Sandy Warning
Region IV Lynne C. Cox
Region V Rick Ross
Administration Dwight Hughes
Agricultural Education Michael Ritallick
Business Education Jean Kyle
Family and Consumer Sciences Division no current representative
Engineering and Technology Education no current representative
Guidance and Career Development Susan Bantang
Health Science Education Phyllis Johnson
Marketing Education Kristina Gehrki
New and Related Services Angela Scott
Postsecondary, Adult and Career Education no current representative
Trade and Industrial Education Gary Weese
Board Liaison Karen Mason
Board Liaison Charlotte Gray
Board Liaison Juli Gilyard
Staff Liaison Lauren Lessels


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