Staff and Board Members

Staff

Dr. Jay Steele

President
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Dr. Kelly Henderson

Director of Professional Learning
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Jessica Lopp

Operations Manager
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Dana Shumate

Director of Strategic Partnerships
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Connie Majka

Director of Leadership Programs
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Dr. Nicole Cobb

Review Coordinator
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Tamarah Fields

Director of Program Development & Strategic Initiatives
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Executive Board

Robin Shrode

Board Chair, NCAC

Executive Director, John and Deborah Gillis Foundation

Pam Daly

Past Board Chair, NCAC

CMO & Managing Partner,
DK Brand Strategy

Bridget French

Secretary, NCAC

College & Career Readiness,
Rockford Public Schools 

Daniel Philips

Treasurer, NCAC

Director of Academies, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

Dr. Dana Brown

Member at Large, NCAC

Retired, Federal Programs Director, Mountain Home Public Schools

Dr. Josh McDowell

Member at Large, NCAC

Superintendent, Crete Public Schools

Operating Board

Mahina Anguay

Principal

Waimea High School

Dr. Olivia Bagby

Future Ready Students Director

Hamilton County Schools

Steven Cochran
Senior Director
Workforce Education Polk County School District
John Doerge
Corporate Citizenship

Deloitte

Aniska Douglas

Chief, Career & Technical Education & Innovative Programs

Grand Prairie ISD

Dr. Paul Gansemer

Executive Director

Adult, Career and Technical Education,
Manatee School District

Angela Grasberger

Past Board Chair, NCAC

Retired SLC/Academy Program Manager

Dr. DeLayne Havlovic
Coordinator
Secondary Education, Omaha Public Schools
Wanelle Kaneshiro

Workforce Development Branch

Hawaii State Department of Education

Dr. Ilene Kantrov
Director
Pathways to College and Careers Education Development Center
Susan Katzman​

Retired

Director, Career & Technical Education St. Louis Public Schools

Dr. Alan Marnett
CEO
Benchfly Consulting
Donald Meyers

National Manager

School and District Development Cambridge International Education
Jean Miyahira
Hawaii

Consortium of Career Academies

Dr. Marty Pollio
Superintendent
Jefferson County Schools
Dr. Theodore Thompson

Associate Chief of Academics

Denver Public Schools

Board Emeritus

Judy Stein

Retired Exec. Director

NOVA Southeastern University Fischler School of Education & Human Resources
Susan Tidyman

Reg/State Coordinator 

College and Career Acad Support Network, Univ. of California- Berkeley
Tom Sheaffer

Retired Director

Policy & Evaluation, City of Philadelphia
Jan Struebing

Retired Exec. Director

Director of the Career and Technical Education, Arkansas Public Schools

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