Board of Directors

The Association for Career and Technical Education® is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. It's our mission to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce. Read more about our history and structure

ACTE Leadership

ACTE's leadership is a volunteer Board of Directors, elected by the members of the Association in an annual election. Board officers include the president, president-elect and past-president. Board Directors are one representative from each of ACTE's Divisions and Regions. The executive director is an ex-officio member of the Board. Standing committees are appointed by the Board.

Our Team
Warren Kawano
Warren Kawano

President Leeward Community College Assistant Professor Program Coordinator

Paul Flores
Paul Flores

Secretary Title III Project Coordinator Honolulu Community College

William Castillo
William Castillo

Treasurer Leeward Community College

Tammy Miller
Tammy Miller

DVP Family & Consumer Sciences, Agriculture, & Culinary DOE Leeward District Career and Technical Education Resource Teacher

Todd Nakayama
Todd Nakayama

DVP Business and Marketing Waipahu High School Hospitality & Tourism Director Leeward Community College Lecturer

Shawn Uyeda
Shawn Uyeda

DVP Health Sciences & Services Castle High School

Sharon Tsunoda
Sharon Tsunoda

DVP New & Related Services Windward Community College

Ron Umehira
Ron Umehira

Executive Director Leeward Community College Dean of Career and Technical Education

Bernadette Howard
Bernadette Howard

Director, Office of the State Director for Career and Technical Education

Lois Hamaguchi
Lois Hamaguchi

Representative, Hawaii State CTE Office

Richard Enright
Richard Enright

DVP Engineering, Technology, & Trades Nanakuli High School & Intermediate

Erin Yagi
Erin Yagi

Hawaii P-20 Workforce Alignment & Learning Opportunities Specialist

Dr. Jenny Kelly
Dr. Jenny Kelly

Windward Community College Assistant Professor, Veterinarian Technology

Alyssa Alcos
Alyssa Alcos

Waianae High School

Nolan Miyahara
Nolan Miyahara

Leeward Community College Instructor, Automotive Technology

Robert Silva
Robert Silva

Honolulu Community College Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology