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Virginia ACTE is an affiliate of the national Association for Career and Technical Education.


2017–2018 Board of Directors

Dr. Mary Eckert
Career and Technical Education Program Manager
Career and Technical Center@Hull
13900 Hull Street, Chesterfield, VA 23112
804-639-8668, ext. 1354
Term: through June 30, 2018

Dr. Jessica M. Jones
Agricultural Educator/FFA Adviser
Tunstall High School
100 Trojan Circle, Dry Fork, VA 24549
434-724-7111; FAX 434-724-4588
Term: through June 30, 2018

Past President
Darla Miller
Principal, Valley Career and Technical Center
49 Hornet Rd., Fishersville, VA 22939
540-245-5002; FAX 540-885-0407

Term: through June 30, 2018

Executive Director
Dr. Brenda D. Long
420 Stonegate Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-760-2504; FAX 540-961-4392

Vice President for Membership
Term: through June 30, 2019

Vice President for Public Policy
Term: through June 30, 2018

Melvina R. Robinson
CTE Coordinator, Middlesex County Public Schools
P.O. Box 206, Saluda, VA 23148
804-758-2132; FAX 804-758-2873
Term: through June 30, 2018

Chad A. Maclin
11411 Lilting Lane, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

ACTE Region II Policy Board Representative
Barb E. Hancock-Henley, CTE Director
Hanover County Public Schools
200 Berkley Street
Hanover, VA 23005
Term: through June 30, 2018

Virginia Association of Agriculture Educators (VAAE)
Board Representative

Brandon H. Monk
Executive Director, Virginia FFA Association
P.O. Box 1908
Winchester, VA 22604
Term: through June 30, 2018

Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators (VACTEA)
Board Representative

Teresa Simpson, CTE Director
Northumberland High School
201 Academic Lane
Heathsville, VA 22473
804-580-5192 Ext 3115
Term: through June 30, 2019

Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education Special Needs Division (VACTE-SND)
Board Representative
Marianne Moore
Office of Special Education Program Improvement
Division of Special Education and Student Services
Virginia Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120
Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120
Text users dial 711 (VA Relay)
804-225-2700; FAX 804-371-8796
Term: through July 1, 2018

Virginia Association of Marketing Educators (VAME)
Board Representative

Virginia Association of Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences (VATFACS)
Board Representative

Margaret Cutchin Horton
Caroline County High School, Caroline County Public Schools
19155 Rogers Clark Blvd., Milford, VA 22514-2055
804-633-9886; FAX 804-633-2435
Term: through June 30, 2018

Virginia Association of Trade & Industrial Educators (VATIE)
Board Representative

Curtis Taylor
Badger Tech Center
2630 Lankford Hwy., Onley, VA 23418
Term: through July 31, 2019

Virginia Business Education Association (VBEA)
Board Representative

Robin M. Albrecht
Business and Information Technology
Osbourn High School, Manassas City Public Schools
9005 Tudor Lane, Manassas, VA 20110
Term: through June 30, 2019

Virginia Health and Medical Sciences Education Association (VAHAMSEA)
Board Representative

Mozelle Rose, RN
Greensville County High School
403 Harding Street
Emporia, VA 23847
Term: through June 30, 2019

Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association (VTEEA)
Board Representative

Jeff Pucket
Hickory Middle School, Chesapeake City Public Schools
1997 Hawk Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23322
757-421-0468; CELL 757-376-0466; FAX 757-421-0475
Term: through June 30, 2019

Ex-Officio Members

George R. Willcox, CTE Coordinator
Planning, Administration, and Accountability
Office of Career and Technical Education
Virginia Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120
804-225-2839; FAX 804-530-4560

Kevin P. Reilly, Administrative Coordinator
CTE Resource Center
2002 Bremo Road, Lower Level
Henrico, VA 23226
804-673-3778; FAX 804-673-3798

Association Presidents

Association presidents are invited to attend meetings and participate in discussions but are not voting members.

VAAE President
Jonathan Grimes
Fort Chiswell High School
1 Pioneer Trail, Max Meadows, VA 24360

VACTEA President
Sherri Chapman
Coordinator, Career and Technical Education
Alexandria City Public Schools
1340 Braddock Place, Room 420-23 Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-619-8020; FAX 703-619-8984

VACTE-SND President
Kari LaBell
Loudoun County Public Schools

VAME President
Jason Uhry
Marketing Teacher/DECA Adviser
185 S. Warrior Drive, Stephens City, VA 22655
540-869-0060 x85424

VATFACS President
Regina Morrone
Program Manager, Family and Consumer Sciences
Fairfax County Public Schools
3877 Fairfax Ridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

VATIE President
Matt Ingram
Northern Neck Regional Tech Center
13946 Historyland Highway, Warsaw, VA 22572

VBEA President
Jessica Tibbs
Prince Edward County CTE Center
35 Eagle Drive, Farmville, VA 23901

VAHAMSEA President
Kathryn Mauch
Health and Medical Sciences Specialist
Henrico County Public Schools
7850 Carousel Lane, Henrico, VA 23294
804-527-4660 ext: 124; FAX 804-527-4665

VTEEA President
George Bishop
Battlefield High School
15000 Graduation Drive, Haymarket, VA 20169
571 261-4400; FAX 571 261-4411