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Our Board

As a top decision-making body, our Board of Directors includes at least one director from each state affiliate, as well as representatives from retired members, aspiring educators, at-large representatives of ethnic minorities, administrators, teachers in higher ed, and active members employed in ESP positions.

Alabama: Barbara Cady, Nashasta Craig-Pollard, Mary Beth Tate

Alaska: Tammy A. Smith

Arizona: Amber D. Gould

Arkansas: Brenda Robinson

California: Robert Becker, Chris Finley, Mel House, Taunya Jaco, Tara Jeane, Dan Kivett, Robbie Kreitz, Ruth Luevand, Elaine Merriweather, Shane Parmely, Karen Ridley, Karen Schuett, Kenneth Tang, Julius Thomas

Colorado: Kevin LaDuke, Amanda Prichard

Connecticut: Tara, Flaherty, Katy Gale

Delaware: Kimberly Carlson

Federal Education Assoc.: Anita Lang

Florida: Lawrence Allen, Nelly Henjes, Brian Kerekes, Gilda Morgan-Williams

Georgia: Deborah A. Jones, Daniel Sobczak

Hawaii: Jamie Stidger

Idaho: Margaret Hoy

Illinois: Amy Biancheri, Bill Farmer, Rebecca Gamboa, Karl Goeke, Gina G. Harris, Gladys Marquez, David Watts

Indiana: Julie Hyndman, Hilda Kendrick-Appiah

Iowa: Mike Beranek, Rachella Dravis

Kansas: Amy Jensen, Angela Powers

Kentucky: Robin Brown, Jo McKim

Louisiana: Elizabeth Sullivan

Maine: Rebecca Cole

Maryland: Theresa Dudley, Tanya Martin, Russell Leone, Erika Strauss Chavarria

Massachusetts: Ryan Hoyt, Zena Link, Deb McCarthy, Betsy Preval, Candace Shivers, Yan Yii

Michigan: Reed Bretz, Jonathan Fielbrandt, Marcia Mackey, Robyn O’Keefe, Alfonso Salais

Minnesota: Heather Bakke, Marty Fridgen, Marty Scofield

Mississippi: Christopher Stevens

Missouri: Paul Guess, Andy Slaughter

Montana: Glen Southergill

Nebraska: Linda Freye, Tracy Hartman-Bradley

Nevada: Rachel Croft

New Hampshire: Terry Burlingame

New Jersey: Brenda Brathwaite, James Frazier, Anita Kober, Robert M. La Morte, Susan McBride, Peter Moran, Deanna Nicosia-Jones, Kimberly Scott-Hayden, Marilyn Weeks-Ryan

New Mexico: Rosa Linda Ramirez

New York: Serena Kotch, Tom McMahon

North Carolina: Turquoise Lejeune Parker

North Dakota: Brenda Seehafer

Ohio: Adrienne Bowden, Larry Ellis, Dan Greenberg, Dwayne Marshall, Kim Richards, Angela Stewart

Oklahoma: Shawna Mott-Wright

Oregon: Enrique Farrera, John Scanlan, Jennifer Scurlock

Pennsylvania: Nancy Behe, Dawn Blaus, Rudolph Burruss, Kevin T. Deely, Cheryl S. Mattern, Mollie P. Mumau, Stephanie Towles

Rhode Island: Vincent Levcowich

South Carolina: Bernadette Hampton

South Dakota: Dana Livermont

Tennessee: Tiffany Reed, Randall Woodard

Texas: Aaron Phillips, David Ring

Utah: Michael Harman, Mindy Layton

Vermont: Mary Bowers

Virginia: Christina Bohringer, Charlotte Hayer

Washington: Jeb Binns, Stephanie Gallardo, Shannon McCann, Martha Patterson, Sobia Sheikh

West Virginia: Kimberly Bonnett

Wisconsin: Scott Ellingson, Nick Sirek

Wyoming: Dirk Andrews

Aspiring Educators: CarVaughn Page, Alexandria Toay, Roman Trejo

Retired: Anita Gibson, Julie Horwin, Barb Schram, Judy Rohde, Mae Smith, Marilyn S. Warner

At-Large: Andrea Beeman, Kenneth Dukes, Gwendolyn Edwards, Stephanie Ervin, Gerry French, Mike Glabere, Cynthia Henderson, Carmen Hill, Lisa Jennings, Pamella Johnson, Ellen Olsen, Margaret Powell, Matthew Powell, Loretta A. Ragsdell, Saul Ramos, Ashanti Rankin, Mary Ann Rivera, Hasheen Wilson

Ethnic-Minority Representatives: Cecily Myart-Cruz, Lindsay Peifer, Tucker Quetone, Christine Trujillo-Heeke

Honorary: John Lucas

Executive Committee: Rebecca (Becky) Pringle, Princess R. Moss, Noel Candelaria, Eric R. Brown, Mark Jewell, Shelly Moore Krajacic, Robert Rodriguez, Christine Sampson-Clark, Hanna Vaandering

 

National Education Association

Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.