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President

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Mark Newton MJE
Mountain Vista High School Work 10585 Mountain Vista Ridge Highlands Ranch CO 80126 Work Phone: 303-387-1500 Work Fax: 303-387-1501

Vice President

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Sarah Nichols MJE
Whitney High School Work 701 Wildcat Blvd. Rocklin CA 95765 Work Phone: 916-632-6500 ext 6624 Cell Phone: 916-705-3684

Past President

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Candace Perkins Bowen MJE
Kent State UniversitySchool of Journalism and Mass Communications Work 201B Franklin Hall Kent OH 44242-0001 Work Phone: 330-672-8297 Work Fax: 330-672-4064

Director, Scholastic Press Rights

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John Bowen MJE
Kent State UniversitySchool of Journalism and Mass Communications Work 201B Franklin Hall Kent OH 44242-0001 Work Phone: 330-672-2572

Director, Professional Support

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Megan Fromm CJE
Home PSC 2 Box 8194 APO AE 09012

Director, West Region

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Carrie Faust MJE
Smoky Hill High School Work 16100 E. Smoky Hill Road Aurora CO 80015 Work Phone: 720-886-5469

Director, East Region

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Stan Zoller MJE
Home 1448 Camden Court Buffalo Grove IL 60089 Cell Phone: 847-421-5278

Committee Chairs

Awards

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Casey Nichols CJE
Home 2215 Solitude Way Rocklin CA 95765 Home Phone: 916-792-6699

Certification

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Kim Green MJE
Home 9081 W. Country Road 100 S. Greensburg IN 47240-9013 United States Work Phone: 812-376-4260 Cell Phone: 812-525-8502

Contests (Write-Offs)

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Nancy Y. Smith MJE
Lafayette High School Work 17050 Clayton Road Wildwood, MO 63011 Home Phone: 636-733-4118 Cell Phone: 314-704-1242

Digital Media

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Aaron Manfull MJE
Francis Howell North High School Work 2549 Hackman Rd Saint Charles MO 63303 MO 63303 Work Phone: 636-851-5107

National High School Journalist of the Year

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Rebecca Pollard CJE
Heritage High School Home 6012 Timbercrest Trail Sachse TX 75048 Work 14040 Eldorado Parkway Frisco TX 75035 Work Phone: 469-633-5900 x25914 Home Phone: 972-523-0384

Nominations

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Candace Perkins Bowen MJE
Kent State UniversitySchool of Journalism and Mass Communications Work 201B Franklin Hall Kent OH 44242-0001 Work Phone: 330-672-8297 Work Fax: 330-672-4064

Professional Outreach

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Jonathan Rogers MJE
Iowa City High School Work 1900 Morningside Dr. Iowa City IA 52245 Work Phone: 319-855-2559

Publications/Public Relations

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Evelyn Lauer CJE
Niles West High School Work 5701 W Oakton St. Skokie IL 60077 Cell Phone: 512-644-5794 Work Phone: 847-626-2592

State Directors

Alabama Susan Newell MJE
Northridge High School Work 2901 Northridge Rd. Tuscaloosa AL 35406 Work Phone: 205-759-3734 x 235

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Arizona Carmen Wendt MJE
Home 6634 E. 4th St. Scottsdale AZ 85251

Arkansas Stephanie Emerson MJE
Wynne High School Work P.O. Box 69 1300 N. Falls Blvd. Wynne AR 72396 Work Phone: 870-238-5001

California Beatrice Motamedi CJE
Home 248 Monte Vista Ave. Oakland CA 94611 Cell Phone: 510-282-7379 Home Phone: 510-652-2005

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Colorado Kristi Rathbun CJE
Rock Canyon High School Work 5810 McArthur Ranch Road Highlands Ranch CO 80124 Work Phone: 303-387-3000

Connecticut To be determined

Mail JOY materials to:
Jane Blystone, MJE
11022 Sunset Drive
North East PA 16428
Cell Phone: 814-504-4852
jane.blystone@gmail.com


Delaware Amie King CJE
Cape Henlopen High School Work 1250 Kings Highway Lewes DE 19958 Work Phone: 302-645-7711 ext 2115 Work Fax: 302-645-1356

District of Columbia Carol Lange CJE
Home 2334 Harleyford Court Reston VA 20191 Home Phone: 703-860-0365

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Florida Renee Burke MJE
William R. Boone High School Work 1000 E. Kaley St. Orlando FL 32806

Mail JOY materials to:
Bradley Wilson, PhD
Midwestern State University
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099


Georgia Jon Reese CJE
Decatur High School Work 310 N. McDonough St. Decatur GA 30030 Home 3124 Alston Dr. Decatur GA 30032 Work Phone: 404.370.4420, ext. 161 Home Phone: 404.786.9646

Hawaii To be determined

Idaho Juli Stricklan
Rigby High School Work 3833 E. Rigby High Lane Rigby ID 83442 Work Phone: 208-745-7704

Illinois Brenda Field CJE
Glenbrook South High School Home 4000 W Lake Ave Glenview IL 60026 Work Phone: 847-486-4509

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Indiana Nancy Hastings MJE
Home 9234 Prairie Ave. Highland IN 46322-2339 Home Phone: 219-838-6743

Indiana JOY portfolios should be sent to:
Diana Hadley
Indiana High School Press Association
101 Branigin Blvd.
Shirk Hall
Franklin College
Franklin, IN 46131


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Iowa Leslie Shipp MJE
Johnston High School Work (PO Box 10 if using U.S. Post Office) 6501 N.W. 62nd Ave. Johnston IA 50131 Work Phone: 515-278-0449

Iowa JOY information:
Deadline: Feb. 20


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Kansas Susan Massy
Shawnee Mission Northwest H.S. Work 12701 W. 67th St. Shawnee KS 66216 Work Phone: 913-993-7286 Work Fax: 913-993-7466

Kansas JOY entries should be sent to:
Kara Lynch
Kansas Scholastic Press Association
William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Stauffer-Flint Hall, 1435 Jayhawk Blvd.
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045-7515


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Kentucky Bobbi Templet CJE
Oldham County High School Work 1150 N. Highway 393 P.O. Box 187 Buckner KY 40010 Home 5109 Cedar Ridge Drive LaGrange KY 40031 Work Phone: 502-222-9461 ext. 167 Cell Phone: 502-905-8666

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Louisiana Gina Parker
C.E. Byrd High School Work 3201 Line Ave. Shreveport LA 71104 Work Phone: 318-869-2567

Maine To be determined

Mail JOY materials to:
Jane Blystone, MJE
11022 Sunset Drive
North East PA 16428
Cell Phone: 814-504-4852
jane.blystone@gmail.com


Maryland Claire Burke CJE
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School Work 11710 Hunters Lane Rockville MD 20852 Work Phone: 301-692-4970 Cell Phone: 812-320-1744

Massachusetts Colleen Simpson CJE
Scituate High School Work 606 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy Scituate MA 02066 Work Phone: 781-545-8750 ext. 433

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Michigan Jesse Sutherland CJE
Waterford Kettering High School Work 2800 Kettering Drive Waterford MI 48329 Work Phone: 248-623-1261 ext. 304 Cell Phone: 248-202-8564

Minnesota Laurie Hansen CJE
Stillwater Area High School Work 5701 Stillwater Blvd. N. Stillwater MN 55082 Work Phone: 651-351-8128

Mississippi Cynthia Ferguson
Oxford Hgh School Work 222 Bramlett Blvd Oxford MS 38655 Work Phone: 662-234-1562 Cell Phone: 662-607-1260

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Missouri Robin Stover MJE
Rock Bridge High School Work 4304 S Providence Rd Columbia MO 65203 Work Phone: 573-214-3100

Missouri JOY information:
Deadline: Feb. 15
Mail to: Rod Howe, 9052 Meadow Dr., Omaha, NE 68114
Phone: 402-708-1848
rhowe3@cox.net

To be eligible for JEA’s Journalist of the Year scholarships, Missouri students must meet JEA’s requirements as well as the following for the state competition:

  • Have an adviser who is a member of Missouri Interscholastic Press Association.
  • Submit a portfolio on MIPA’s deadline, which is earlier than the national deadline.

The winning Missouri portfolio will be sent to the JEA state director who will forward it to the national contest.


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Montana Linda Ballew MJE
Home 2212 4th St. S. Great Falls MT 59405 Home Phone: 406-727-2795 Cell Phone: 406-799-8313

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Nebraska Marsha Kalkowski MJE
Marian High School Work 7400 Military Ave. Omaha NE 68134-3398 Work Phone: 402-571-2618, ext 134 Work Fax: 402-571-2978

Nevada Matthew LaPorte CJE
Southwest Career and Technical Academy Work 7050 W. Shelbourne Ave. Las Vegas NV 89113 Home Phone: 702-406-3871

New Hampshire To be determined

Mail JOY materials to:
Jane Blystone, MJE
11022 Sunset Drive
North East PA 16428
Cell Phone: 814-504-4852
jane.blystone@gmail.com


New Jersey Susan V. Everett MJE
Home 78 Lincoln St. Jersey City NJ 07307-3633

New Jersey JOY portfolios should be sent to:
New Jersey Press Foundation
Kilgore Scholarship Program
840 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 305
West Trenton, NJ 08628-1019
The postmark deadline for the New Jersey JOY/Kilgore scholarship is Feb. 14.


New Mexico Agustin Kintanar
Albuquerque Academy Work 6400 Wyoming Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque NM 87109 Cell Phone: 505-366-3149

New York Starr Sackstein MJE
World Journalism Prep School Work 34-65 192nd St. Third Floor Flushing NY 11358 Work Phone: 718-461-2219

North Carolina Marva Hutchinson
Providence Senior High School Work 1800 Pineville-Matthews Rd Charlotte NC 28270 Work Phone: 980-343-5390

North Carolina JOY information:
Postmark deadline: Feb. 15
Mail to: NCSMA, 284 Carroll Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3365
http://ncsma.unc.edu/contests/


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North Dakota Sue Skalicky MJE
Century High School Work 1000 E. Century Ave. Bismarck ND 58503 Work Phone: 701-323-4900 x 6627

Ohio Georgia Dunn MJE
Work 1001 Blossom Heath Road Lebanon OH 45036 Home Phone: 513-836-3150 Cell Phone: 513-304-9932
Ohio JOY information:
Deadline: March 1
Mail to:  Georgia Dunn, 1001 Blossom Heath Road, Lebanon, OH 45036
State contest website: osmaonline.com

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Oklahoma Darla Tresner MJE
Bartlesville High School Home 3512 Harvey Road Bartlesville OK 74006 Cell Phone: 918-214-5512

Oregon J.D. McIntire
Sandy High School Work 17100 Bluff Road Sandy OR 97055 Work Phone: 503-668-8011 ext. 267

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Pennsylvania Susan Houseman MJE
Conestoga High School Work 200 Irish Road Berwyn PA 19312 Work Phone: 610-240-1000

Pennsylvania JOY information:
Deadline: March 1
Mail to: Susan Houseman, 150 Mountainview Drive, West Chester, PA 19380


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Rhode Island Doreen Picozzi CJE
Lincoln High School Work 135 Old River Road Lincoln RI 02865 Work Phone: 401-334-7500 Cell Phone: 401-524-6517

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South Carolina Karen Flowers CJE
South Carolina Scholastic Press Assn.School of Journalism and Mass Communications University of South Carolina Work Phone: 803-777-6146

South Carolina JOY information:
Deadline: Feb. 15
Mail to: SCSPA
School of Journalism & Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208


South Dakota Deb Rothenberger MJE
Brandon Valley High School Work 301 S. Splitrock Blvd. Brandon SD 57005 Work Phone: 605-582-3211 Work Fax: 605-582-2652

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Tennessee Heather Nagel
Christ Presbyterian Academy Work 2323 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville TN 37215 Work Phone: 615-373-9550

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Texas Alyssa Boehringer
McKinney High School Work 1400 Wilson Creek Pkwy. McKinney TX 75071 Cell Phone: 214-385-7078 Work Phone: 469-302-5700

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Utah Terri Hall CJE
Davis High School Work 325 S. Davis Blvd. Kaysville UT 84037 Work Phone: 801-402-8925

Vermont Nancy A. Olson CJE
Home 45 Pratt Road Putney VT 05346 Home Phone: 802-387-5963

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Virginia Valerie Kibler CJE
Harrisonburg High School Work 1001 Garber's Church Road Harrisonburg VA 22801 Work Phone: 540-433-2651 Work Fax: 540-433-3595

Washington Chris Grasseschi
Bishop Blanchet High School Work 8200 Wallingford Ave N Seattle WA 98103 Home 7543 28th Ave NW Seattle WA 98117

West Virginia To be determined

Mail JOY materials to:
Rod Satterthwaite, MJE
Dexter High School
2200 N. Parker Road
Dexter MI 48130
Work Phone: 734-424-4240 ext. 7407
sattertr@dexterschools.org


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Wisconsin Sandy Jacoby
Home 3511 288th Ave. Salem WI 53168 Cell Phone: 262-909-8041

Wyoming Dawn Knudsvig
Arvada-Clearmont High School Work 1601 Meade Ave. P.O. Box 125 Clearmont WY 82835 Work Phone: 307-758-4444


International

JOY portfolios from students of JEA members working at international high schools should be mailed to:
Sarah Nichols, MJE
2215 Solitude Way
Rocklin CA 95765
sarahjnichols.sjn@gmail.com

Liaisons

National Scholastic Press Association

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Diana Mitsu Klos
National Scholastic Press Association Work 2221 University Ave. S.E., Suite 121 Minneapolis MN 55414 Work Phone: 612-635-8335 Work Fax: 612-626-0720

National Council of Teacher of English

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Brian Wilson MJE
Waterford Kettering High School Work 2800 Kettering Dr. Waterford MI 48329 Work Phone: 248-673-6287

Scholastic Press Associations

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Candace Perkins Bowen MJE
Kent State UniversitySchool of Journalism and Mass Communications Work 201B Franklin Hall Kent OH 44242-0001 Work Phone: 330-672-8297 Work Fax: 330-672-4064

Student Press Law Center

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Frank D LoMonte Esq
Student Press Law Center Work 1101 Wilson Boulevard Suite 1100 Arlington VA 22209-2211 US Work Phone: 703-807-1904 ext 121 Work Fax: 703-807-2109

Editor, Communication: Journalism Education Today

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Bradley Wilson MJE
Midwestern State University Home 4919 Trinidad Dr. Wichita Falls, TX 76310 Work 3410 Taft Blvd. Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099 Home Phone: 919-264-6768 Work Phone: 940-397-4797

Staff

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Executive Director Kelly Furnas CJE
Cell Phone: 540-200-8665 Work Phone: 785-532-7822 Work Fax: 785-532-5563

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Administrative Assistant/ Bookstore Manager Connie Fulkerson
Work Phone: 1-866-532-5532 or 785-532-5532 Work Fax: 785-532-5563

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Office Manager / Advertising Manager Pam Boller
Work Phone: 1-866-532-5532 or 785-532-5532 Work Fax: 785-532-5563

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Bookkeeper Meredith Fey
Work Phone: 1-866-532-5532 or 785-532-5532 Work Fax: 785-532-5563

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Web Developer Kate Dubiel
Work Phone: 1-866-532-5532 or 785-532-5532 Work Fax: 785-532-5563