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National Council for Education Support Professionals

National Council for Education Support Professionals

The National Council for Education Support Professionals (NCESP) works within NEA to represent the specific interests of education support professionals. Any active NEA ESP member is eligible for NCESP membership.

NCESP Executive Committee

Debby Chandler (Term Ending 2016)
NCESP President
Spokane, Washington

Vickie Jacquet (Term Ending 2016)
NCESP Vice President, Interim
Duson, LA

Lois Yukna (Term Ending 2016)
NCESP Secretary
Metuchen, NJ

Donna Johnson (Term Ending 2017)
NCESP Treasurer
South Hadley, MA

Lakilia Bedeau (Interm Ending 2016)
NCESP Mid-Atlantic Regional Director
Paducah, KY

Carmen Hill
(Interim Ending 2016)
NCESP Midwest Regional Director
St. Louis, MO

Bob McCarty (Term Ending 2017)
NCESP Western Regional Director
Torrington, WY

Mary Parrish (Term Ending 2017)
NCESP Pacific Regional Director
Wasilla, AK

Chuck Thompson (Term Ending 2016)
NCESP Northeast Regional Director
Philadelphia, PA

Felicia Hampshire (Term Ending 2016)
NCESP Southeast Regional Director, Interim


The next NCESP General Membership Meeting (GMM) will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 at the 2016 NEA ESP Conference in Orlando, FL. Additional information regarding this meeting will be available mid-winter.


In accordance with Article IX, Section 2 of the NCESP Constitution and Bylaws, all Constitution and Bylaw changes must be submitted to the President of NCESP by May 1. Any Constitution and Bylaw Amendment Forms received by the NCESP President after May 1 are counted as invalid.

Additional Resources

Officer Declaration of Candidacy and Biographical form


  • anc_dyn_linksNCESP Network
  • anc_dyn_linksNCESP Individual / Associate Membership Form
  • anc_dyn_linksNCESP Organization Membership Form
  • anc_dyn_linksNCESP State Affiliate Sponsorship Membership Form
  • anc_dyn_linksNCESP Constitution and Bylaws
  • anc_dyn_linksNCESP Candidate Nomination Form
  • anc_dyn_linksNCESP NEA Representative Assembly Announcements

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  • anc_dyn_linksKey Facts About NEA's ESP Members
  • anc_dyn_linksEducation Support Professional Careers
  • anc_dyn_linksThe ESP Quality Department
  • anc_dyn_linksESP Members of the NEA Board
  • anc_dyn_linksThe ESP E-mail List