Executive Committee

2015-2016 Executive Committee at NSEE 2016

NAPE is accepting nominations for the 2017-18 Executive Committee!

The NAPE Executive Committee is the leadership of NAPE’s Board of Directors (i.e., state members) and is charged with general management of NAPE’s affairs. It discharges this duty by setting an annual Program of Work. Eleven members serve staggered terms between 1 and  3 years. New members are elected annually by the Board of Directors. Most of the Committee’s work is done through seven subcommittees.

2016-2017 Members

  • Victor Cato (President), Education Program Specialist—CTE, Oregon Department of Education, Office of Learning
  • Jay Ramsey (Past President), CTE Workgroup & MOA Coordinator, Vermont Agency of Education
  • Carolyn Zachry (President Elect), Education Administrator, California Department of Education
  • Karen Showers (Treasurer), Education Director, Counseling & Student Services, Wisconsin Technical College System Board
  • Michael Burnside (Member at Large), Director of Career Placement Services, Atlanta Technical College
  • Ruth Durkee (Member at Large), Adult Education Coordinator, Randolph Technical Career Center
  • Kathy Einhorn (Member at Large), Associate Superintendent, Park City School District
  • Adrian San Miguel (Member at Large), Career Guidance and Transition Coordinator, Idaho Division of Professional-Technical Education
  • April McCrae (Member at Large), STEM Coordinator, Delaware Department of Education
  • Monica March (CTEEC Representative)
  • Jeanette Thomas (CTEEC Representative), Iowa Department of Education
  • Mimi Lufkin, NAPE CEO (non-voting)

List of past Executive Committee members

Program Committees

  • Awards, Donna Dutcher (GA), Chair
  • Bylaws, Nancy Mitchell (CO), Chair
  • Finance, Debra Huber (ND), Chair
  • Member Services, Chad Kee (DC), Chair
  • Nominating, Tasha Kawamata Ryan (HI), Chair
  • Professional Development, Jay Ramsey (VT), Chair
  • Public Policy and Advocacy, Lou Ann Hargrave (OK) and Debra Huber (ND), Co-Chairs

Learn More About Program Committees