FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3, 2019
Contact: Jarrod Nagurka
ACTE Announces Board of Directors 2019 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 its Board of Directors. The election was open to ACTE’s membership of roughly 25,000 educators, administrators and other CTE professionals. The following members were elected:
Doug Major, President-Elect
Dr. Major is the Superintendent/CEO for Meridian Technology Center in Stillwater, OK. His one-year term will begin in July 2019 and will be followed by one-year terms as president and past president, respectively.
Annika Russell-Manke, Business Education Division Vice President
Ms. Russell-Manke is an Accounting/Business Management Instructor for Mitchell Technical Institute in Mitchell, SD. She will serve a three-year term beginning July 2019.
Carol Werhan, Family and Consumer Science Education Division Vice President
Dr. Werhan is an Assistant Clinical Professor/FCS Teacher Educator at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. She will serve a three-year term beginning July 2019.
Rachael Mann, New and Related Services Division Vice President
Ms. Mann is a Professional Development Specialist for West-MEC in Glendale, AZ. She will serve a three-year term beginning July 2019.
Chaney Mosley, Region II Vice President
Dr. Mosley is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education for Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. He will serve a three-year term beginning July 2019.
Carrie Scheiderer, Region I Vice President-Elect
Ms. Scheiderer is the Chief Administrator for Central Region Tech Prep/Central Ohio Technical College in Newark, OH. She will serve a three-year term beginning July 2020.
Ross White, Region IV Vice President-Elect
Mr. White is the Assistant Principal and Director of Career and Technical Education for the Siloam Springs School District. He will serve a three-year term beginning July 2020.
Additionally, the vice president-elect whose election occurred last year will join the Board as vice president in July 2019. Lisa Stange assume the position of vice president for Region III.
ACTE congratulates the winners, and thanks all of the candidates for their willingness to serve and their hard work, dedication, and commitment to the Association. ACTE also thanks all of its members who had their voices heard by voting in the election.
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) 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, school counselors, guidance and career development professionals 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.