Leadership

Leadership of the Council (2016)

Commission Executive Committee

Chair Al Salazar, Administrator, Home Life and Community Services, Inc., 2401 Wilson, San Antonio, TX 78228 (II-16) [Member at Large]
Vice Chair James D. King, Vice Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents, 1415 Murfreesboro Road, Suite 314, Nashville, TN 37217 (II-17) [Member at Large]
Immediate
Past Chair
Gregory L. Garrett, Regional Director (Retired), South Central Louisiana Technical College, P.O. Box 2148, Morgan City, LA 70381 (2016) [School Administrator]
Secretary/Treasurer Julie Ha, President, Mayfield College, 35325 Date Palm Drive, Suite 101, Cathedral City, CA (II-17) [School Administrator]
Members Fred Albrecht, Director/Owner, CALC Institute of Technology, 200 North Center Drive, Alton, IL 62002 (I-16) [School Administrator]
Charles Johnson, Jr., Partner, Excellence Unlimited, 710 Sherwood Court, Houston, TX 75104 (I-18) [Public Member]
Gary Puckett (Ex-Officio)

Commission Members

Chair Al Salazar, Administrator, Home Life and Community Services, Inc., 2401 Wilson, San Antonio, TX 78228 (II-16) [Member at Large]
Vice Chair James D. King, Vice Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents, 1415 Murfreesboro Road, Suite 314, Nashville, TN 37217 (II-17) [Member at Large]
Immediate
Past Chair
Gregory L. Garrett, Retired Regional Director, South Central Louisiana Technical College, P.O. Box 2148, Morgan City, LA 70381 (2016) [School Administrator]
Secretary/Treasurer Julie Ha, President, Mayfield College, 35325 Date Palm Drive, Suite 101, Cathedral City, CA (II-17) [School Administrator]
Fred Albrecht, Director, CALC Institute of Technology, 200 North Center Drive, Suite A, Alton, IL 62002 (I-16) [School Administrator]
Kelley M. Berta, Retired Director of Communications, Defense Acquisition University, 9820 Belvoir Road, Bldg 226, Ft. Belvoir, VA (I-16) [Member at Large]
Michael Bouwhuis, President, Davis Applied Technology College, 550 E. 300 S., Kaysville, UT (II-17) [School Administrator]
James J. Brosnan, Superintendent, Northern Berkshire Vocational Regional School District, 70 Hodges Cross Road, North Adams, MA (I-18) [School Administrator]
Diane W. Culpepper, School Director, Lake Technical Center, 2001 Kurt Street, Eustis, FL 32726 (II-18) [School Administrator]
Sandy Elliott, Adult Education Manager, Wayne County Schools Career Center, 518 W. Prospect Street, Smithville, OH (I-17) [Occupational Teacher]
Sharon G. Hornsby, Retired Campus Dean, Northshore Technical Community College, P.O. Box 1300, Greensburg, LA (I-16) [Occupational Teacher]
Stephanie Houston, Superintendent, Colton Redlands Yucaipa ROP, P.O. Box 8640, Redlands, CA (I-16) [Member at Large]
Charles Johnson, Jr., Partner, Excellence Unlimited, 710 Sherwood Court, Houston, TX 75104 (I-18) [Public Member]
Donna McCullough, Academic Manager, Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center, 502 Job Corps Road, Cherokee, NC (I-18) [Occupational Teacher]
Dennis Merritt, Director, Hillyard Technical Center, 3434 Faraon Street, St. Joseph, MO (I-18) [School Administrator]
Howard W. Moore, Retired Director, Ashland State Vocational Technical School, 3508 Slem Street, Ashland, KY (I-16) [Public Member]
Mae W. Perry, Director, Tennessee Technology Center at Hartsville, 716 McMurry Boulevard, Hartsville, TN (II-17) [School Administrator]
John W. Rebstock, President, Beauty Schools of America, 1176 SW 67th Avenue, Miami, FL {I-18) [School Administrator]
Myra West, Director, Tennessee Technology Center at Livingston, 740 High Tech Drive, Livingston, TN (II-17) [School Administrator]
Denise R. Willis, Retired Director, Withlacoochee Technical College, 1201 West Main Street, Inverness, FL (II-16) [Member at Large]

Committees of the Council

Council Committee On Nominations

Chair Michael Gannon, Retired Provost, Defense Information School, Fort George G. Meade, MD (2016)
Vice Chair Carol Puryear, Associate Vice Chancellor for Instruction and Special Projects, Tennessee Board of Regents, Nashville, TN (2017)
Members Robert J. Clark, Retired Director, Orange Technical Education Center-Mid-Florida Tech, Orlando, FL (2015)
Jody Hawk, President, Texas Health School, Houston, TX (2018)
Russell Shelton, Executive Director of Community and Corporate Relations (Retired), Southwest Tennessee Community College, Bolivar, TN (2017)
Al Salazar, Administrator, Home Life and Community Services Inc., San Antonio, TX (2016)

Council Committee On Accreditation Standards And Conditions

Chair Jody Hawk, President, Texas Health School, Houston, TX (2016)
Vice Chair Carol Puryear, Associate Vice Chancellor for Instruction and Special Projects, Tennessee Board of Regents, Nashville, TN (2017)
Members Wendy Brog, Associate Vice President for Instruction, Bridgerland Applied Technology College, Logan, UT (2017)
Robert Carrigan, Director Curriculum & Faculty Programs, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick AFB, FL (2016)
Robert Clark, Retired Director, Orange Technical Education Center-Mid-Florida Tech, Orlando, FL (2018)
Lori Spencer, President, Concorde Career College, Memphis, TN (2018)

Appeal Panel

Norma Arnold, Director, Arnold’s Beauty School, Milan, TN (2017)
Bradley B. Barber, President, Georgia Driving Academy, Conyers, GA (2017)
Shelia Bryan, Retired Principal, Marchman Technical Education Center, New Port Richey, FL (2016)
Christine Carroll, President, Eastern Virginia Career College, Fredericksburg, VA (2017)
Walton Cobb, Retired Director, Orlando Technical Education Center, Westside Tech, Winter Garden, FL [Public Member] (2017)
Brandy Coward, CEO, Angeles Institute, Artesia, CA (2016)
Robert Crawford, Director, Atlantic Technical College, Coconut Creek, FL (2018)
Boris Davydov, President, Metropolitan Learning Institute, Forest Hills, NY (2016)
Harvey Driscoll, Director, Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, Norcross, GA (2017)
Jeanette Eddy, Director, Technical Education Center – Osceola, Kissimmee, FL (2017)
David Esa, Retired Director, Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN [Public Member] (2017)
Lois Gackenheimer, President, Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations, West Palm Beach, FL (2018)
Sean Gallagan, Retired Principal, George T. Baker Aviation School, Miami, FL (2017)
Michael Gannon, Retired Provost, Defense Information School, Fort Meade, MD [Public Member] (2018)
Paul Hacking, Executive Director, Uintah Impact Mitigation Special Service District, Vernal, UT [Public Member] (2018)
Deanna B. Head, Director, Unitech Training Academy, Lafayette, LA (2016)
Jill W. Kohler, President, Penrose Academy, Scottsdale, AZ (2016)
Steven B. Livtak, President, Jersey College, Hackensack, NJ (2016)
Jamie Barrett Lovern, Director, Barrett and Company School of Hair Design, Nicholasville, KY (2018)
Jeanne C. Martin, Director, Quest College, San Antonio, TX (2016)
Rhett Mathieu, President, Cloyd’s Beauty School #3, West Monroe, LA (2017)
Tina Mathieu, CEO/Administrator, Cloyd’s Beauty School, West Monroe, LA (2018)
Collette Mercier, Director, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College, Ogden, UT (2017)
Dana L. Miller, President (Retired), Southwest Applied Technology College, Cedar City, UT (2017)
Mark Milton, Academy Director, Good Careers Academy, San Antonio, TX (2018)
Phillip R. Moore, Director, Compass Career College, Hammond, LA (2017)
Michael Moye, President (Retired), Central Technical College, Macon, GA [Public Member] (2016)
David Osborne, President, Kenco Associates, Inc., Ashland, KY [Public Member] (2016)
Laura Payne, Chief Administrator, Queen City College, Clarksville, TN (2018)
Neil Ramer, Director (Retired), Elizabethtown Technical College, Elizabethtown, KY [Public Member] (2018)
Joanie M. French-Reed, President/CEO, Blake-Austin College, Vacaville, CA (2017)
Ralph Robbins, Director (Retired), Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Livingston, Livingston, TN [Public Member] (2018)
Randy Rock, Director, Franklin Career Institute, Hempstead, NY (2016)
Ann B. Simmers, Director, Mid City College, Baton Rouge, LA (2018)
Lori Spencer, President, Concorde Career College, Memphis, TN (2018)
Aritta Summers, Director, Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Dickson, Dickson, TN (2016)
Jeff Sisk, Director, Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson, Jackson, TN (2017)
Faye Smith, President, Sumter Beauty College, Sumter, SC (2018)
Charles Strong, Retired Regional Director, Northwest Louisiana Technical College, Shreveport, LA (2016)
Frank Sullivan, Director, Pro Way Hair School, Stone Mountain, GA (2018)
Rebecca Taylor, Owner/CEO, Nu-Tek Academy of Beauty, Sterling, KY (2016)
Robert Teich, President, Allen School of Health Sciences, Jamaica, NY (2017)
Elnora Wade, Director, PJ’s College of Cosmetology, Bowling Green, KY (2018)
Mary Ellen Spennachio‐Wagner, Retired Director, Monroe 2 BOCES CWD, Rochester, NY [Public Member] (2018)
Jo Zakarin, Retired Director, Advanced Training Associates, El Cajon, CA (2016)

Committees of the Commission

Commission Committee On Policies And Rules

Chair Myra West, Director, Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Livingston, Livingston, TN (2016)
Vice Chair Jo Zakarin, Retired School Director, Advanced Training Associates, El Cajon, CA (2017)
Members Michael Bouwhuis, President, Davis Applied Technology College, Kaysville, UT (2018)
Michael Gannon, Retired Provost, Defense Information School, Fort George G. Meade, MD (2018)
Charles Johnson, Jr., Partner, Excellence Unlimited, Cedar Hill, TX (2017)
Al Salazar, Administrator, Home Life & Community Services, San Antonio, TX (2016)

Commission Committee On Finance

Chair Julie Ha, President, Mayfield College, 35325 Date Palm Drive, Suite 101, Cathedral City, CA (2017)
Secretary Gary Puckett (Ex-Officio)
Members Gregory L. Garrett, Retired Regional Director, South Central Louisiana Technical College,  Morgan City, LA (2016)
Al Salazar, Administrator, Home Life and Community Services, Inc., San Antonio, TX (2017)
James King, Vice Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents, Nashville, TN (2018)

Commission Review Committee for 2016

(The Commission Chair and Vice Chair serve as the chair and vice chair of the Commission Review Committee.)
Erika Boardman, Instructor (Retired), St. Petersburg Junior College, Largo, FL
Dianne Clark, Interim Administrator, Northwest Louisiana Technical College, Minden, LA
Robert Clark, Retired Director, Orange Technical Education Center-Mid-Florida Tech, Orlando, FL
Christine Cothron, Retired President, First Coast Technical College, St. Augustine, FL
Robert Crawford, Director, Atlantic Technical College, Coconut Creek, FL
Noward E. C. Dean, Retired Principal, Miami Lakes Educational Center, Miami, FL
Daniel Dull, Retired Deputy Director of Training, Navy Personnel Development Command, Pensacola, FL
Lois Gackenheimer, President, Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations, West Palm Beach, FL
Michael Gannon, Retired Provost, Defense Information School, Fort George G. Meade, MD
Paul Hacking, Executive Director, Uintah Impact Mitigation Special Service District, Vernal, UT
Gaylon Hall, Director Emeritus, William R. Moore College of Technology, Bartlett, TN
Jody Hawk, President, Texas Health School, Houston, TX
Warren Laux, Director, Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville, McMinnville, TN
Anne Matthews, Retired State Director, Occupational Education, Columbia, SC
Michael Moye, Retired President, West Central Technical College, Macon, GA
Richard T. Oliver, Retired Vice President of Instruction, Okefenokee Technical College, Waycross, GA
David Osborne, President, Kenco Associates, Inc., Ashland, KY
Ronald E. Pentiuk, Director (Retired), Lee County High Tech Center Central, Ft. Myers, FL
Carol Puryear, Associate Vice Chancellor for Instruction and Special Projects, Tennessee Board of Regents, Nashville, TN
Mary Ellen Spennachio‐Wagner, Retired Director, Monroe 2 BOCES CWD, Rochester, NY
Johnny Williams, Retired Director, Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville, Nashville, TN
Kim Ziebarth, Chief Development/Quality Officer, Davis Applied Technology College, Kaysville, UT
Jo Zakarin, Retired School Director, Advanced Training Associates, El Cajon, CA