News & Events
Name Position Term Number Term End Year

Lois Gackenheimer Richards

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

Chair 2 2022

James D. King

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

Immediate Past Chair 0 2022

Robert Aguis

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

Vice Chair 2 2022

Karen Wade

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

Secretary-Treasurer 2 2023

Norman Brown

Department Chair (Retired), Capital Area Technical College
Greenwell Springs, LA (Public Member)

Member 2 2022

Josh Cotter

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

Member 2 2024

Michael Gannon

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

Member 1 2023

Darline Glaus

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

Member 1 2022

Julie Ha

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

Member 1 2022

David Hawk

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

Member 2023

Melinda R. Isaacs

Assistant Professor, Marshall University WV Career and Technical Education - Teacher Preparation and Certification Program
Marshall, WV (Public Member)

Member 1 2022

Comelia Dunbar Jackson

Corporate Nursing Programs Director, Delta College of Arts & Technology
Baton Rouge, LA (Occupational Teacher/Supervisor)

Member 1 2023

Holly McClanan

Superintendent, Southeastern Regional School District
South Easton, MA (Member at Large)

Member 1 2024

Carol Puryear

President, Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN (School Administrator)

Member 2 2023

Jeff Sisk

President, Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Jackson
Jackson, TN (School Administrator)

Member 2 2023

Kristian Smith

Director, Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center
Oberlin, OH (School Administrator)

Member 1 2023

Jennifer Stowers

Principal, Ben Franklin Career Center
Dunbar, WV (School Administrator)

Member 2 2023

James Taggart

President, Ogden-Weber Technical College
Ogden, UT (School Administrator)

Member 2 2023

Kim Ziebarth

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

Member 2 2024

Gary Puckett

Ex Officio