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LeAnn Wilson Named ACTE Executive Director



March 21, 2013

By: Ashley

ACTE is pleased to announce that LeAnn Wilson has been named the Executive Director for the association. Mrs. Wilson will lead ACTE in striving for the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. Mrs. Wilson served as Interim Executive Director for two months until her election to the Executive Director position by the Board of Directors.

Prior to serving as ACTE's interim and current Executive Director, LeAnn has been with ACTE since 2005 serving as the Chief Financial and Operations Officer. In this role, she was responsible for all financial and operational aspects of ACTE. Throughout her time with ACTE, LeAnn has been immersed in ACTE's core purpose and the CTE community ACTE represents.

LeAnn has served in a variety of financial positions during her 26 year financial career with the past 16 years in non-profit association environments. From 1996 to 2005, she advanced her career in Finance, ultimately serving as the Vice President of Finance and Administration for the Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA). LeAnn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Maryland, College Park. 

"We're so excited to have LeAnn on board as the Executive Director of the association. Throughout the search process, LeAnn stood out as someone with integrity, with passion for CTE and the association and a clear vision for leading the association to continued success. Having worked with ACTE a number of years, her knowledge of the organization and staff will be a great asset. The Board of Directors has full confidence that LeAnn Wilson will provide exemplary leadership in this new role," said Karen Mason, ACTE President of the Board of Directors.

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