Executive Committee

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2014/15 Executive Committee at 2015 PDI

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.

2015-2016 Members

  • Jay Ramsey (President), CTE Workgroup & MOA Coordinator, Vermont Agency of Education
  • Teresa Boyer, EdD (Past President), Director, Education and Career Development Research, The State University of New Jersey
  • Victor Cato (President Elect), Education Program Specialist—CTE, Oregon Department of Education, Office of Learning
  • Karen Showers (Treasurer), Education Director, Counseling & Student Services, Wisconsin Technical College System Board
  • Ruth Durkee (Member at Large), Adult Education Coordinator, Randolph Technical Career Center
  • Lakshmi Mahadevan, PhD (Member at Large), Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service
  • Adrian San Miguel (Member at Large), Career Guidance and Transition Coordinator, Idaho Division of Professional-Technical Education
  • Carolyn Zachry, EdD (Member at Large), Education Programs Consultant, California Department of Education
  • April McCrae (Member at Large), STEM Coordinator, Delaware Department of Education
  • Terri Grusendorf (CTEEC Representative), Metro Technology Centers
  • 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