News & Events

Commission Executive Committee

Name Position Term End Year

Lois Gackenheimer

Director/President, Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations
West Palm Beach, FL (School Administrator)

Chair 2021

James D. King

President (Retired), Northeast State Community College
Blountville, TN

Immediate Past Chair 2021

Robert Aguis

Director, Marchman Technical College
New Port Richey, FL (School Administrator)

Vice Chair 2021

Karen Wade

Instructor, PJs College of Cosmetology
Bowling Green, KY (Occupational Teacher/Supervisor)

Secretary-Treasurer 2021

James J. Brosnan

Superintendent, Northern Berkshire Vocational Regional School District
North Adams, MA (School Administrator)

Member 2021

Julie Ha

Director, Mayfield College
Cathedral City, CA (School Administrator)

Member 2021

Gary Puckett


Ex Officio

Commission Committee on Finance

Name Position Term End Year

Karen Wade

Instructor, PJs College of Cosmetology
Bowling Green, KY (Occupational Teacher/Supervisor)

Chair 2021

Gary Puckett


Secretary

Robert Aguis

Director, Marchman Technical College
New Port Richey, FL (School Administrator)

Member 2022

Lois Gackenheimer

Director/President, Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations
West Palm Beach, FL (School Administrator)

Member 2021

James D. King

President (Retired), Northeast State Community College
Blountville, TN

Member 2021

Commission Committee on Policies and Rules

Name Position Term End Year

Michael Gannon

Provost (Retired), Defense Information School
Ashland, VA (Public Member)

Chair 2021

Myra West

President, Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston
Livingston, TN

Vice Chair 2022

Fred Albrecht

Director/Owner, CALC Institute of Technology
Alton, IL (School Administrator)

Member 2022

Michael Bouwhuis

President (Retired), Davis Applied Technology College
Kaysville, UT

Member 2021

Sandy Elliott

Adult Education Manager/Career Technical Supervisor, Wayne County Schools Career Center
Smithville, OH

Member 2023

Julie Ha

Director, Mayfield College
Cathedral City, CA (School Administrator)

Member 2023

Commission Review Committee

Name Position Term End Year

Fred Albrecht

Director/Owner, CALC Institute of Technology
Alton, IL (School Administrator)

Member 2021

Linda Alford

Retired, Reid State Technical College
Evergreen, AL

Member 2021

Garry Carter

Manager Training, The Apprenticeship School
Newport News, VA

Member 2021

Hapreet Chahal

Chief Administrative Officer, Falcon Institute of Health and Science
Bethlehem, PA

Member 2021

Robert J. Clark

Retired Associate Superintendent - Career and Technical Education, Orange County Public Schools
Orlando, FL

Member 2021

Diane W. Culpepper

School Director, Lake Technical College
Eustis, FL (Administrative)

Member 2021

Sherica Davis

President, Infinity College
Lafayette, LA (Administrative)

Member 2021

Sandy Elliott

Adult Education Manager/Career Technical Supervisor, Wayne County Schools Career Center
Smithville, OH

Member 2021

Michael Gannon

Provost (Retired), Defense Information School
Ashland, VA (Public Member)

Member 2021

Jeffrey Goodwin

Accreditation Liaison Officer, White House Communications Agency Training Academy
Washington, DC

Member 2021

Marcy Green

Assistant Superintendent, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Brecksville, OH

Member 2021

Tonya Hefley

Assistant Director, Atlantic Technical College, Atlantic Technical College
Coconut Creek, FL

Member 2021

Stephanie Houston

Superintendent, Colton Redlands Yucaipa ROP
Redlands, CA (Public Member)

Member 2021

Kathy Hueste

Retired Assistant Director, Lake Career and Technical Center
Camdenton, MO

Member 2021

Barbara Ison

Retired Director, Hazard Technical College
Hazard, KY

Member 2021

Holly Peterson

Vice President, Mountainland Applied Technology College
Lehi, UT (Academic)

Member 2021

Tangela Purifoy

Dean of Students and Instructional Services, Reid State Technical College
Evergreen, AL

Member 2021

Susan Shockley

Co-op/Placement Coordinator, George Stone Technical College
Pensacola, FL

Member 2021

Amit Shorewala

Director, Ace Computer Training Center
Forest Hills, NY (Administrative)

Member 2021

Ashley Smith

Director of Compliance, Unitech Training Academy
Lafayette, LA

Member 2021

Steve Sullivan

Vice President, Pro Way Hair School
Stone Mountain, GA

Member 2021

Myra West

President, Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston
Livingston, TN

Member 2021

Tammy Wilkerson

Vice President of Instruction, Uintah Basin Technical College
Roosevelt, UT

Member 2021