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Strategic Direction Task Force


 Strategic Direction Task Force Charter



The mission of the Strategic Direction Task Force is to revisit the current Preferred Future to fully reflect ACTE’s goals and direction as well as develop an updated mission statement for the organization. 



  1. Draft an updated/revised Preferred Future or other strategic direction document to guide and fully represent the Association’s work. 
    1. Review the staff’s recommendations regarding the current Preferred Future and the areas that should be tabled due to lack of resources.  Review the items that remain to verify that they should still be pursued.
    2. Make recommendations for incorporating ACTE activities that are not included in the Preferred Future into the plan.
    3. Discuss how the Preferred Future correlates with ACTE’s strategic direction document drafted by the Executive Director.
    4. Identify priority items for staff to direct their focus and resources for a given time frame.

Draft a mission statement that is relevant to the current direction of ACTE.



The Task Force will consist of not less than six (6) and not more than twelve (12) members.  It is recommended that the Task Force consist of ACTE Board members.  Members must have the ability and time to actively engage in the work of the Task Force.



The Preferred Future Task Force is charged with reporting to the ACTE Board of Directors a summary of its completed work by December 2014.


Strategic Direction Name Region
2014 BOD Nancy Trivette I
2015 BOD Jim Flowers II
2015 BOD Andrea Pogue IV
2016 BOD Katrina Plese III
2016 BOD Juli Gilyard II
2017 BOD Alex Gromada III
Officer Doug Meyer V
Officer Doug Major IV
Officer - Chair Sarah Heath V
Staff LeAnn  
Staff Steve  
Staff Lauren  


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