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Officers

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President 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

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Vice President 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

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Past President Jack Kennedy MJE
Home 9253 Sori Lane Highlands Ranch CO 80126

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Secretary Mitch Eden MJE
Kirkwood High School Work 801 W. Essex Ave. Kirkwood MO 63122 Cell Phone: 618-340-0030

Commission Chairs

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Certification Kim Green MJE
Columbus North High School Work 1400 25th St. Columbus IN 47201 Work Phone: 812-376-4260 Cell Phone: 812-525-8502

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Junior High/Middle School Anita Marie Wertz MJE
Cesar Chavez High School Work 2929 Windflower Lane Stockton CA 95212 Work Phone: 209-933-7480

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

Development/Curriculum To be determined

Multicultural To be determined

Regional Directors

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Northwest/Region 1 : Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming Sandra Coyer MJE
Puyallup High School Work 105 7th St. S.W. Puyallup WA 98371 Work Phone: 253-841-8711 ext. 6608

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Southwest/Region 2 : Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah Carrie Faust MJE
Smoky Hill High School Work 16100 E. Smoky Hill Road Aurora CO 80015 Work Phone: 720-886-5469

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North Central/Region 3 : Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin Gary Lindsay MJE
Home 4653 Northwood Dr. NE Cedar Rapids IA 52402 Home Phone: 319-377-7679

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South Central/Region 4 : Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas Wayna C. Polk MJE
Home 153 Silver Saddle Circle Weatherford TX 76087 Cell Phone: 325-864-4409

South Central Region Site

Journalism Educators of Metropolitan Kansas City (JEMKC)
Kansas Scholastic Press Association (KSPA)
Louisiana Scholastic Press Association (LSPA)
Journalism Educators of Metropolitan Kansas City (JEMKC)
Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA)
Ozark Publications Advisers (OPA)
Southeast Missouri Scholastic Publications Association (SEMSPA)
Sponsors of School Publications of Greater St Louis (SSP)
Oklahoma Scholastic Media/Oklahoma Interscholastic Press Association (OSC/OIPA)
Association of Texas Photography Instructors
Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC)
Texas Association of Journalism Educators


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Southeast/Region 5 : Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee Brenda W. Gorsuch MJE
West Henderson High School Work 3600 Haywood Road Hendersonville NC 28791 Work Phone: 828-891-6571

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Mid-Atlantic,Great Lakes/Region 6 : Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, D.C. Rod Satterthwaite MJE
Dexter High School Work 2200 N. Parker Road Dexter MI 48130 Work Phone: 734-424-4240 ext. 7407

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Northeast/Region 7 : Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont Jane Blystone MJE
Home 11022 Sunset Drive North East PA 16428 Work Mercyhurst College 501 E 38th St 300D Hirt Erie PA 16546 Work Phone: 814-725-9187 Cell Phone: 814-504-4852

Northeast Region Site

Garden State Scholastic Press Association (GSSPA)
Empire State School Press Association (ESSPA)
New York City Scholastic Press Association (NYCSPA)
Western New York School Press Association (WNYSPA)
Pennsylvania School Press Association (PSPA)
Connecticut Academic Press Association (CAPA)


Committee Chairs

Executive/Finance

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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

Endorsements

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Mitch Eden MJE
Kirkwood High School Work 801 W. Essex Ave. Kirkwood MO 63122 Cell Phone: 618-340-0030

Awards, Nominations

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Jack Kennedy MJE
Home 9253 Sori Lane Highlands Ranch CO 80126

Scholarship/Journalist of the Year

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Wayna C. Polk MJE
Home 153 Silver Saddle Circle Weatherford TX 76087 Cell Phone: 325-864-4409

Outreach Academy

Steve O'Donoghue
California Scholastic Journalism Initiative Home 5818 N St Sacramento CA 95819 Work Phone: 916-731-7089

Linda Shockley
Dow Jones News Fund Work PO Box 300 Princeton NJ 08543 Work Phone: 609-520-5929

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

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

Write-Off Contest

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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

Mentoring

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Linda Barrington MJE
Mount Mary College Work 2900 N Menomonee River Pkwy Milwaukee WI 53222

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Peggy Gregory CJE
Home 26025 N 44 Dr Phoenix AZ 85083 Work Phone: 623- 876-7172

Educational Initiatives

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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

Common Core

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

Partnership for 21st Century Skills

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Gary Lindsay MJE
Home 4653 Northwood Dr. NE Cedar Rapids IA 52402 Home Phone: 319-377-7679

Career and Technical Education

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


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

State Directors

Alabama (SE) 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 (SW) Carmen Wendt MJE
Home 6634 E. 4th St. Scottsdale AZ 85251

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

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

Connecticut (NE) 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 (MA/GL) 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 (MA/GL) Carol Lange CJE
Home 2334 Harleyford Court Reston VA 20191 Home Phone: 703-860-0365

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Florida (SE) 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 (SE) 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 (SW) To be determined

Mail JOY materials to:
Carrie Faust, MJE
c/o Smoky Hill High School
16100 E Smoky Hill Rd
Aurora, CO 80015

or email PDF to
faust.carrie@gmail.com


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

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

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Indiana (MA/GL) 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 (NC) 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 (SC) 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 (MA/GL) 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 (SC) Gina Parker
C.E. Byrd High School Work 3201 Line Ave. Shreveport LA 71104 Work Phone: 318-869-2567

Maine (NE) 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 (MA/GL) 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 (NE) 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 (MA/GL) 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 (NC) Laurie Hansen CJE
Stillwater Area High School Work 5701 Stillwater Blvd. N. Stillwater MN 55082 Work Phone: 651-351-8128

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Mississippi (SE) Beth Fitts MJE
Home 515 Christman Drive Oxford MS 38655 Home Phone: 662-816-8159
Mississippi JOY information:
Deadline: Feb. 15
Mail to: Beth Fitts, 515 Christman Drive, Oxford, MS 38655

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Missouri (SC) 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 (NW) Linda Ballew MJE
Great Falls High School Work 1900 2nd Ave. S. Great Falls MT 59405 Work Phone: 406-268-6357

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Nebraska (NC) 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 (SW) Susan Thornton
Veterans Tribute Career & Technical Academy Work 2531 Vegas Dr. Las Vegas NV 89106 Work Phone: 702-799-4710

New Hampshire (NE) 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 (NE) 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 (SW) Agustin Kintanar
Albuquerque Academy Work 6400 Wyoming Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque NM 87109 Cell Phone: 505-366-3149

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

North Carolina (SE) 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 (NC) Sue Skalicky CJE
Century High School Work 1000 E. Century Ave. Bismarck ND 58503 Work Phone: 701-323-4900 x 6627

Ohio (MA/GL) 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 (SC) Darla Tresner MJE
Bartlesville High School Home 3512 Harvey Road Bartlesville OK 74006 Cell Phone: 918-214-5512

Oregon (NW) 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 (NE) 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 (NE) 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 (SE) 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 (NC) 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 (NC) Heather Nagel
Christ Presbyterian Academy Work 2323 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville TN 37215 Work Phone: 615-373-9550

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

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

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

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Virginia (MA/GL) 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 (NW) Chris Grasseschi
Bishop Blanchet High School Work 8200 Wallingford Ave N Seattle WA 98103 Home 7543 28th Ave NW Seattle WA 98117

West Virginia (MA/GL) 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 (NC) Sandy Jacoby
Home 3511 288th Ave. Salem WI 53168 Cell Phone: 262-909-8041

Wyoming (NW) 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

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NSPA Liaison 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

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

Scholastic Press Association Directors Liaison To Be Determined

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Communication: Journalism Education Today Editor, Magazine Committee 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

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SPLC Liaison 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

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/Database Development Intern Chris Cox
Work Phone: 1-866-532-5532 or 785-532-5532 Work Fax: 785-532-5563