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

Leeward Community College
Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator
Paul Flores

Title III Project Coordinator
Honolulu Community College
William Castillo

Leeward Community College
Tammy Miller
DVP Family & Consumer Sciences, Agriculture, & Culinary

DOE Leeward District Career and Technical Education Resource Teacher
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Todd Nakayama
DVP Business and Marketing

Waipahu High School
Hospitality & Tourism Director
Leeward Community College
Shawn Uyeda
DVP Health Sciences & Services

Castle High School
Sharon Tsunoda
DVP New & Related Services

Windward Community College
Ron Umehira
Executive Director

Leeward Community College
Dean of Career and Technical Education
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Bernadette Howard
Director, Office of the State Director for Career and Technical Education
Lois Hamaguchi
Representative, Hawaii State CTE Office
Richard Enright
DVP Engineering, Technology, & Trades

Nanakuli High School & Intermediate
Erin Yagi
Hawaii P-20
Workforce Alignment & Learning Opportunities Specialist
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Dr. Jenny Kelly
Windward Community College
Assistant Professor, Veterinarian Technology
Alyssa Alcos
Waianae High School
Nolan Miyahara
Leeward Community College
Instructor, Automotive Technology
Robert Silva
Honolulu Community College
Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology
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