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Alabama

   

President
Barbara W. Pierce (July 2014)
E-mail  

President-Elect
TBD 

Executive Director
Ann Gilmore
P.O. Box 988
Montgomery, AL 36101
E-mail

Alaska

   

President
Carin Smolin (June 2014)
Juneau School District
E-mail

President-Elect
Joni Simpson
Ben Eielson High School
E-mail     

 

Executive Director
Karen Martinson
Alaska Career Consulting
E-mail

Arizona

   

President
Stephen Weltsch (June 2014)
ACTE AZ
20403 North Lake Pleasant Rd
Suite 117, Box 615
Peoria, AZ 85382
E-mail

President-Elect
John Mulcahy
ACTE AZ
20403 N Lake Pleasant Rd., Suite 117, Box 615
Peoria, AZ 85382
E-mail

Executive Director
Pam Ferguson
ACTE AZ
20403 N Lake Pleasant Rd., Suite 117, Box 615
Peoria, AZ 85382
E-mail

Arkansas

   

President
Angela Scott (Aug 2014)
Gravette Schools
E-mail

President-Elect
Dave Fisher
AR Dept. of Career Education
E-mail  

Executive Director
Harry Almond
Gravette High School
325 Lion Drive
Gravette, AR 72736
E-mail

Bahamas

   

President
Carl Nottage
Ministry of Education
P.O. Box N 420
Nassau, Bahamas
E-mail

 

Executive Director
Foster Dorsett
P.O. Box EE 17609
Nassau, Bahamas
E-mail

California

   

President
Diane Walker (June 2014)
Coordinator of CTE
Antelope Valley Union HS
District/AVROP
1156 East Avenue S
Palmdale, CA 93350
E-mail

President-Elect
Cheryl Ryder
49er ROP
E-mail  

Executive Director
Ross Arnold
Coordinator III
LA County ROP
9300 Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242
E-mail

Colorado

   

President
Jennifer Vander Meer (Aug 2014)
Community College of Aurora
9235 E 10th Dr Room 108
Denver, CO 80230
E-mail

President-Elect
Brenda Rhodes-Martinez
Northeastern Jr. College
E-mail

Executive Director
Darrell Green
3099 Vivian St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80215
E-mail

District of Columbia

   

President
Derek Davis (March 2014)
DC ACTE
P.O. Box 70055
Washington, DC 20024
E-mail

President-Elect
Guy Tillman
E-mail

Executive Director
Deborah Powell
DC ACTE
P.O. Box 70055
Washington, DC 20024
E-mail

Florida

   

President
Connie Scotchel-Gross (Aug. 2013-14)
E-mail

President-Elect
TBA

Executive Director
Marsan H. Carr
9210 SW 68th Dr
Lake Butler, FL 32054
E-mail

Georgia

   

President
Kimberly (Kim) Orrick (July 2013-2014)
Seminole County Middle/HS
5583 Georgia Hwy 39
Donalsonville, GA  39845
E-mail

President-Elect
Larry P Murkerson
206 Warthern Street 
Lafayette, GA  30728
E-mail

Executive Director
Matthew H. Gambill
PO Box 443
Kennesaw, GA 30156
E-mail

Hawai'i

   

President
(vacant)

 

Executive Director
Guy Shibayama
2304 Rose St
Honolulu, HI 96819-2437
E-mail

Idaho

   

President
Merry Olson (thru June 2014)
E-mail

President-Elect
Shannon Holt
Boise Schools
E-mail

Acting Executive Director
Robert Hale
E-mail

Illinois

   

President
Dawn Sullivan (Feb 2013-2014)
New Trier High School
E-mail

President-Elect
Elizabeth Kaufman
Wilco Area Career Center
E-mail

Executive Director
Cindy Stover
E-mail

Indiana

   

President
Deborah Diss (Oct 2013-2014)
E-mail

President-Elect
Patrick Biggerstaff
E-mail

Executive Director
Sandy Martin
Indiana ACTE
E-mail

Iowa

   

President
Dana Lampe (July 2013-2014)
FBLA Advisor
Linn Mar High School
3111 N 10th Street
Marion, IA 52302
E-mail

President-Elect
Diane Cornilsen
Ashford University
E-mail

Executive Director
David Bunting
Iowa ACTE
E-mail

Kansas

   

President
Mike Gross (Aug. 2013-14)
KIEA
Junction City High School
E-mail   

President-Elect
David Patterson
KCCTEA
E-mail   

Executive Director
Steven Kearney
1200 SW 10th Street
Topeka, KS 66604
E-mail

Kentucky

   

President
Doris Sikora (July 2012-14)
Western Kentucky University
414 Stone Crest Ave
Bowling Green, KY 2101
E-mail

President-Elect
Wayne King
Office of Career and Tech Education
E-mail

Executive Director
Michael R. Stone
P.O. Box 4583
Frankfort, KY 40601
E-mail

   

Assistant Executive Director
Kris Stone
P.O. Box 4583
Frankfort, KY 40601
E-mail

Louisiana

   

President
Barry Brantley (July 2013-2014)
Delgado Community College
1914 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
E-mail

President-Elect
Gary Weese
Caddo Career & Tech Ctr
E-mail

Executive Director
Tracy Beard
Washington Career & Tech 
PO Box 430
Washington, LA 70589
E-mail

Maine

   

 

 

Executive Director
David Keaton
Region Two School of Applied Technology
5 Bird Street
Houlton, ME 04730
(207) 532-9541
E-mail

Maryland

   
   

Executive Director
Thomas C. Hawthorne
Linganore HS C/O Maryland Vocational Assn
12013 Old Annapolis Rd
Frederick, MD 21701-3423
E-mail

Massachusetts

   

President
Anne Marie Demers (July 2013-14)
Bristol Plymouth Tech
E-mail

President-Elect
Ricardo Torres
Worcester Voc
E-mail

Executive Director
Donald Jarvis
Old Colony RVTHS
E-mail

Michigan

   

President
Brian Pyles
Shiawassee Regional Education Service District
1025 N Shiawassee St.
Corunna, MI 48817
E-mail

 

Treasurer
Monika Leasure
4001 Garfield Rd.
Clinton Township, MI 48038
E-mail

Minnesota

   

President
Kim Landecker 
(July 2013-2014)
Monticello Schools
E-mail

President-Elect
(Pending)

Acting Executive Director
Lavyne Rada
Hutchinson High School
E-mail

Mississippi

   

President
Aimee Brown (July 2013-14)
E-mail

President-Elect
Suzanne Kelly
E-mail

Executive Director
Linda Bath
P.O. Box 85
Raymond, MS 39154
E-mail

Missouri

   

President
Rusty Black (July 2013-14)
Grand River Tech School
E-mail

President-Elect
Gina McLachlan
Fulton High School
E-mail

Executive Director
Donna Vossen
P.O. Box 1955
Jefferson City, MO 65102
E-mail

Montana

   

President
Joe Wilkins (Sept 2013-2014)
Paris Gibson Ed Center
E-mail

President-Elect
Sandy Woldstad
Harlowton High School
Harlowton, MT
E-mail  

Executive Director
Mark Branger
2491 Main St
Worden, MT 59088
E-mail

Nebraska

   

President
Bradley Andreasen (Oct. 2013-14)
Twin River High School
816 Willard Ave, Box 640
Genoa, NE 68640-0640
E-mail

President-Elect
Kelly Means
Omaha Central HS
124 N 20th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
E-mail

Executive Director
Lila Kulwicki
P.O. Box 22607
Lincoln, NE 68542-2607
E-mail

Nevada

   

President
Terry Ertman (July 2013-14)
Basic HS
400 Palo Verde
Henderson, NV 89015
E-mail

President-Elect
Craig Statucki
CCSD Southwest CTA
7050 W Shelbourne
Las Vegas, NV 89113
E-mail

Secretary                     
Hilary Kohntopp
Elko High School
987 College Ave
Elko, NV 89801
E-mail

New Jersey

   

President
John Hillard
Pemberton Township HS
Arneys Mount Rd
Pemberton, NJ 08068
E-mail

   

New Mexico

   

President
Richard L. Faulkner (thru June 2014)
La Cueva High School
E-mail

President-Elect
(TBA)

Executive Director
Carol McAlister
PO Box 866
Carlsbad, NM 88220
E-mail

New York

   

President
Terry Hughes (Oct 2011-2014)
SUNY Cobleskill
Alumni B 15
Cobleskill, NY 12043
E-mail

  Executive Director/Treasurer
Kimberly DeHart
Abrookin Voc Tech Ctr
E-mail

North Carolina

   

President
Ruth Huff (2013-14)
E-mail

President-Elect
Brantley Murphy
E-mail

Executive Director
Tom Jones
P.O. Box G
Catawba, NC 28609
E-mail

North Dakota

   

President
Pam Stroklund (Aug 2013-2014)
Minot Public Schools 
215 2nd St SE
Minot, ND 58701
E-mail

President-Elect
Greg Heitkamp
Southeast Region C&T Ctr
PO Box 592
Lisbon, ND 58054
E-mail

Executive Director
Kraig Steinhoff
Southeast Region Career and Technology Center
924 7th St S.
Oakes, ND 58474
E-mail

Ohio

   

President
Larry Hickman (Sept 2013-2014)
Tri-Rivers JVSD
2222 Marion MtGilead Rd
Marion, Ohio 43302
E-mail

 President-Elect
Dan Coffman
Mid-East Career & Technology Centers
Senecaville, OH 43780
E-mail

Executive Director
Christine Gardner
Ohio ACTE
38 Commerce Park Dr, Ste. D
Westerville, OH 43082
E-mail

Oklahoma

   

President
Jona Kay Squires (Aug 2013-14)
Metro Technology Ctr
1900 Springlake Dr
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
E-mail

President-Elect
Carol Colwell
Autry Technology Ctr
1201 West Willow Rd
Enid, OK  73703
E-mail

Executive Director
Patrick McGregor
2801 N Lincoln Blvd, Ste 130 Oklahoma City, OK 73105
E-mail

   

Assistant Director
Cheryl Harder
OK ACTE
E-mail

Oregon

   

President
Marilyn Cooley (April 2014
South Eugene High School
400 E 19th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
E-mail

President-Elect
(TBA)

Executive Director
Thelma Clemons
2814 Dahlia Ln
Eugene, OR 97404
E-mail

Pennsylvania

   

President
Alice M. Davis (July 2012-2014)
Susquehanna County Career & Tech Center
PO Box 100
One School House Road
Dimock, PA 18816-0100
E-mail

President-Elect
(TBA)     

Executive Director
Gerald Reichard
PA-ACTE.
E-mail

South Carolina

   

President
Johnny Murdaugh (June 2013-2014)
Richmond School 
District One
E-mail  

President-Elect
Meghan Wood
Graduate School,
NC State University
E-mail  

Executive Director
Ray Boland
SC ACTE
P.O. Box 8143
Columbia, SC 29202
E-mail

South Dakota

   

President
Beverly Rieck (Aug 2013-2014)
Dell Rapids Public School 
1216 North Garfield Ave
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
E-mail

President-Elect
Jim Kayl
Sioux Falls CTE Academy
4700 W Career Circle 
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
E-mail

Executive Director
Dodie Bemis
Lake Area Tech Institute
1201 Arrow Ave
Watertown, SD 57201
E-mail

Tennessee

   

President
Beth Sanders (July 2012-2014) 
Roane County Schools
E-mail

President-Elect
Angel Fowler
Morristown Hamblen HS
E-mail

Executive Director
Ronnie Teague
McNairy County Schools 
E-mail

Texas

   

Executive Director (TCTC)
Gerald Young (AG)
614 East 12th Street
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail

Executive Director (CTAT)
Robin Painovich
1304 San Antonio St.
Suite 106A
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail

President (CTAT)
Allen Kaminski
E-mail


Executive Director (Ed TXM)
Cathy Slagle—MET Treas.
Ben Barber Career Tech Academy
1120 W Debbie Lane
Mansfield, TX 76063
E-mail

Executive Director (TIVA)
Linda Holcombe
316 West 12th St., Suite 317
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail

Utah

   

President
Pam Rock (thru July 2014)
Lakeridge Jr. High 
2882 West 1170 North 
Provo, UT 84061 
E-mail

President-Elect
Peter Edmondson
Lehi High School 
610 North 600 East
American Fork, UT 84003 
E-mail

Executive Director
Becky Cox
Lone Peak High School
PO Box 971316
Orem, UT 84097
E-mail

Vermont

   

President
Jane Donahue-Holt
52 Institute Rd
Burlington, VT 05401
E-mail

 

Acting Executive Director
Andrew Hudacs
E-mail

Virginia

   

President
Barb E. Hancock-Henley
(July 2013-June 2014) 
Chesterfield TechCenter 
10101 Courthouse Road 
Chesterfield, VA 23832 
E-mail

President-Elect
Chad A. Maclin
Fairfax County Public Schl 
3877 Fairfax Ridge Rd 
Cubicle 3148 
Fairfax, VA 22030 
E-mail

Executive Director
Brenda Long
VA-ACTE
E-mail

Washington

   

President
Shep Siegel (Aug 2013-14)
Project Lead the Way
E-mail

President-Elect
Michelle Green
Southlake High School
8601 Rainier Ave South
Seattle, WA 98118
E-mail

Executive Director
Tim Knue
WA ACTE
P.O. Box 315
Olympia, WA 98507-0315
E-mail

West Virginia

   

President
Thomas Hoffman (till July 2014)
Mingo Career & Technical Center 
E-mail

President-Elect
(TBA)

Executive Director
Ernie Powers
West Virginia ACTE
E-mail

Wisconsin

   

President 
Stephen J. Schneider (2013-2014)
Fox Valley Tech College
1825 N. Bluemound Dr 
PO Box 2277 
Appleton, WI 54912
E-mail

President-Elect
John Pritchett 
Waukesha County Technical  College
892 Main Street 
Pewaukee, WI 53072 
E-mail  

Executive Director
Bette Lou Esser
2307 Parmenter St.
Middleton, WI 53562
E-mail

Wyoming

   

President
Earl Smith (thru July 2014)
Campbell County HS
1000 Camel Dr
Gillette, WY 82716 
E-mail

President-Elect
Brandon Cone
Campbell County HS 
1000 Camel Dr
Gillette, WY 82716 
E-mail

Executive Director
Toni Decklever
1013 Logan Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001
E-mail


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