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American Technical Education Association

ATEA Board of Trustees 2018 to April 5, 2019 ATEA Annual Meeting

Executive Committee Members:


Dr. Bryan Albrecht, President Gateway Technical College, Kenosha WI

Immediate Past President

Dr. Paul Young, President of Northern Wyoming Community College District, Sheridan, Gillette and Buffalo campuses.

1st Vice President: 

Sue G. Smith, Vice President of the School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering and Applied Science, Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis IN

2nd Vice President: 

Mary Kaye Bredeson, Executive Director, Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing, Everett WA.


Bob Wallace, Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Tennessee Board of Regents, Nashville TN

Past Presidents' Council

Past President:

Rich Wagner, Ph.D., President of Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis MN

Past President:

James King, President of Northeast State College, Bountville, TN and Executive Vice Chancellor Tennessee Board of Regents for the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology


Sandra Gehlen Krebsbach,  Ph.D., M.S., Executive Director, Minneapolis MN

Board Members

Victor Branch, Manager Education, Training & Digital Tools at Mississippi State University CAVS Extension, Canton, Mississippi, 

Dr. Ann Bolman,  President, Western Dakota Technical Institute, Rapid City, South Dakota

Albert Bunshaft, SVP Global Affairs, Dassault Systemes, Waltham MA.

Dr. Jon Connolly, President, Sussex County Community College, Newton, New Jersey

Dr. Alex Clifford, Vice President for Academic and Student Services, Maine College of Health Science Professions, Lewiston, ME

Dr. Mark Englert, Vice President and CEO of Gillette College, Gillette WY

Brooks Jacobsen, Electronics and Robotics Instructor, Lake Area Technical Institute, Watertown, SD

Dr. Ron Langrell,  University Place, Washington, former President, Bates Technical College, Tacoma, WA

Dr. Shawn Mackey, Deputy Executive Director for Programs and Accountability,  Mississippi Community College Board, Jackson MS

Mr. Jim New, Vice President for Administrative Services, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada

Ken Potthoff, CTECS Deputy Executive Director,  Decatur GA 

Mr. Paul Perkins, President, Amatrol, Inc. fersonville IN 

Mr. Ryan Purdy, President, Mid Plains Community College, North Platte, NE

Dr. Betty Reynard, President, Lamar State College Port Arthur, Port Arthur TX.

Mr. Adrian San Miguel, Director Postsecondary Education, Career and Technical Education Division, Stat e of Idaho, Boise ID

Dr. James Sherrard, Three Rivers Community Technical College, Norwich CT 

Mr. Roger Tadajewski, Executive Director, National Consortium of Certification Centers, NC3, 

Ms. Chelle Travis, Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Tennessee Board of Regents, Nashville TN

Dr. Lin Zhou,President, Bates Technical College, Tacoma WA 

American Technical Education Association

premier association for the post secondary technical educator, with emphasis on professional development.

Dunwoody College of Technology
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Dr. Sandra Krebsbach, Executive Director

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