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Council Committee on Nominations

Name Position Term End Year

James D. King

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

Chair 2020

Jody Hawk

President, Texas Health School
Houston, TX (School Administrator)

Vice Chair 2021

Fred Albrecht

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

Member 2022

Robert J. Clark

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

Member 2021

Michael Gannon

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

Member 2022

Russell Shelton

Exec. Director Community and Corp Relations (Retired), Southwest Tennessee Community College
Bolivar, TN

Member 2020

Council Committee on Accreditation Standards and Conditions

Name Position Term End Year

Kim Ziebarth

Associate Commissioner for Technical Education, Utah System of Higher Education
Salt Lake City, UT (Member at Large)

Chair 2020

Josh Cotter

Assistant Director, South Central Career Center
West Plains, MO (Occupational Teacher/Supervisor)

Vice Chair 2021

Robert Aguis

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

Member 2021

Darline Glaus

Chief of Education and Training, Department of Defense - Defense Media Activity
Ft. Meade, MD (Member at Large)

Member 2022

Jody Hawk

President, Texas Health School
Houston, TX (School Administrator)

Member 2022

Carol Puryear

Vice Chancellor of Economic and Community Development, Tennessee Board of Regents
Nashville, TN (Member at Large)

Member 2020

Council Appeal Panel

Name Position Term End Year

Christine E. Angus

Coordinator of Health Programs, Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
Newark, NY (Academic)

Member 2020

Christopher W. Ayers

Vice President, Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Harriman
Harriman, TN (Academic)

Member 2022

Steve Briant

Principal, Erwin Technical College
Tampa, FL (Administrative)

Member 2020

Walton Cobb

Director (Retired), Orlando Technical Education Center - Westside Tech
Winter Garden, FL (Public Member)

Member 2020

Tara Combs

Academy Coordinator, Cabell County Career Technology Center
Huntington, WV (Academic)

Member 2020

Robert Crawford

Director, Atlantic Technical College
Coconut Creek, FL (Administrative)

Member 2021

Diane W. Culpepper

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

Member 2021

Kelly Darney

Director, Columbiana Career and Technical Center
Lisbon, OH (Administrative)

Member 2022

Sherica Davis

President, Infinity College
Lafayette, LA (Administrative)

Member 2021

Barbara Dawson

Principal, Akron School of Practical Nursing
Akron, OH (Academic)

Member 2022

Radiah Dent-Palmer

Assistant Director, Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater
Clearwater, FL (Academic)

Member 2022

Harvey Driscoll

Director, Atlanta Institute of Music and Media
Norcross, GA (Academic)

Member 2020

Joel English

Vice President, Tidewater Tech
Virginia Beach, VA (Academic)

Member 2022

Carrie Fife

Director of Adult Education, Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center
Chillicothe, OH (Academic)

Member 2022

Michael Gannon

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

Member 2021

Amita Garg

School Director, Infotech Career College
Paramount, CA (Administrative)

Member 2020

Paul Hacking

President, Tooele Technical College
Tooele, UT (Administrative)

Member 2021

John B. Hodgson

Vice President, Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Jackson
Jackson, TN (Academic)

Member 2021

Jill W. Kohler

President, Penrose Academy
Scottsdale, AZ (Administrative)

Member 2022

Jim Laughary

Director, South Central Career Center
West Plains, MO (Administrative)

Member 2021

Steven B. Livtak

President, Jersey College
Hackensack, NJ (Administrative)

Member 2022

Jamie Barrett Lovern

Director, Barrett and Company School of Hair Design
Nicholasville, KY (Administrative)

Member 2021

Krishna Maddipatla

President, Royal Learning Institute
New York, NY (Administrative)

Member 2022

Rhett Mathieu

President, Cloyd’s Beauty School #3
West Monroe, LA (Administrative)

Member 2020

Tina Mathieu

CEO/Administrator, Cloyd’s Beauty School
West Monroe, LA (Administrative)

Member 2021

Collette Mercier

Director (Retired), Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College
Ogden, UT (Public Member)

Member 2020

Roxanne Mihal

LPN Department Chair, Blue Hill Regional Technical School
Canton, MA (Academic)

Member 2020

Dana L. Miller

President (Retired), Southwest Applied Technology College
Cedar City, UT (Public Member)

Member 2020

Mark Milton

Academy Director, Good Careers Academy
San Antonio, TX (Administrative)

Member 2021

Phillip R. Moore

Director, Compass Career College
Hammond, LA (Administrative)

Member 2020

Michael Moye

President (Retired), Central Technical College,
Moultrie, GA (Public Member)

Member 2022

Alice Kay Obenshain

Executive Director, Arkansas Welding Academy
Jacksonville, AR (Administrative)

Member 2020

David Osborne

President, Kenco Associates, Inc.
Ashland, KY (Public Member)

Member 2022

Holly Peterson

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

Member 2022

Antonio Rico

President, Vista College
El Paso, TX (Administrative)

Member 2020

Ralph Robbins

Director (Retired), Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Livingston
Livingston, TN (Public Member)

Member 2021

Amit Shorewala

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

Member 2020

Lori Spencer

Former Commissioner
Sarah, MS (Public Member)

Member 2021

Frank Sullivan

Director, Pro Way Hair School
Stone Mountain, GA (Administrative)

Member 2021

Aritta Summers

President, Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Dickson
Dickson, TN (Academic)

Member 2022

Laura Travis

Health Careers Coordinator, Tennessee College of Applied Technology
Dickson, TN (Academic)

Member 2021

Ramon Valenti

President, Florida Education Institute
Miami FL (Administrative)

Member 2022

J. Ramon Villanueva

Chief Administrative Officer, California Nurses Educational Institute
Palm Springs, CA (Administrative)

Member 2020

Elnora Wade

Director, PJ’s College of Cosmetology
Bowling Green, KY (Academic)

Member 2021

Leroy West

Chief Administrative Officer, Summit Academy OIC
Minneapolis, MN (Administrative)

Member 2022