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

Vice President

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Valerie Kibler MJE
Work Harrisonburg High School 1001 Garbers Church Road Harrisonburg VA 22801 Work Phone: 540-433-2651 Work Fax: 540-433-3595 Cell Phone: 540-533-8775

Director, Scholastic Press Rights

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Lori Keekley MJE
Work St. Louis Park High School 6425 W 33rd St St. Louis Park MN 55426 Cell Phone: 612-636-3103 Work Phone: 952-928-6251

Director, Educational Initiatives

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Megan Fromm MJE
Work Colorado Mesa University Mass Communication 1100 North Ave. Grand Junction CO 81501 USA Cell Phone: 970-640-0609 Work Phone: 970-248-1287


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Tom Gayda MJE
Work North Central High School 1801 E. 86th St. Indianapolis IN 46240 Work Phone: 317-259-5301 ext 45635


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Michael Malcom-Bjorklund CJE
Work River City Science Academy-Innovation 8313 Baycenter Road Jacksonville FL 32256 Cell Phone: 904-382-3876 Work Phone: 904-647-5110


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Julia Satterthwaite CJE
Work Monta Vista High School 21840 McClellan Road Cupertino CA 95014 Cell Phone: 248-302-4289 Work Phone: 408-366-7649

Committee Chairs and Editor


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Karen Slusher CJE
Work Eaglecrest High School 5100 S Picadilly St Centennial CO 80015 Work Phone: 720-886-1149 Home Phone: 303-817-9221

Career and Technical Education

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Nina Quintana CJE
Work Bernalillo High School 148 Spartan Aly Bernalillo NM 87004 Cell Phone: 505-450-7246 Work Phone: 505-404-5196


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Kim Green MJE
Work Ball State University Department of Journalism AJ 300 Muncie IN 47306 Work Phone: 765-285-8900 Cell Phone: 812-525-8502

Contests (Write-offs)

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Nancy Y. Smith MJE
Work Lafayette High School 17050 Clayton Road Wildwood, MO 63011 Work 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

Journalist of the Year

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Rebecca Pollard MJE
Home Lovejoy High School 2350 Estates Parkway Lucas TX 75002 Home Phone: 972-523-0384

Mentoring Program

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Patrick Johnson MJE
Work Antioch Community High School 1133 Main St. Antioch IL 60002 Work Phone: 847-395-1421

Scholastic Journalism Week

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Adam Dawkins CJE
Work Regis Jesuit High School 6400 S Lewiston Way Aurora CO 80016 Work Phone: 303-269-8000

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 MJE
Work Niles West High School 5701 W Oakton St. Skokie IL 60077 Work Phone: 847-626-2592

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

Editor, Social Media

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Erin Coggins MJE
Work Sparkman High School 2616 Jeff Road Harvest AL 35749 Work Phone: 256-837-0331 Home Phone: 256-895-6490

State Directors

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Alabama Susan Newell MJE, NBCT
Home 1150 Valley Forge Road Tuscaloosa AL 35406 Cell Phone: 205-454-9394

Alaska To be determined

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

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Arkansas Stephanie Emerson MJE
Home PO Box 3 Wynne AR 72396 Cell Phone: 870-588-2094

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California Danielle Ryan MJE
Work Carlsbad High School 3557 Lancer Way Carlsbad CA 92008 Home Phone: 858-349-3451

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

Connecticut To be determined

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Delaware Dennis Leizear CJE
Work Padua Academy 905 N. Broom St. Wilmington DE 19806 Work Phone: 302-421-3739

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District of Columbia Clare Berke
Work Benjamin Banneker Academic High School 800 Euclid St. NW Washington DC 20001 Work Phone: 202-671-6320 Cell Phone: 303-709-8304

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

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Georgia Karen Collier CJE
Work Veterans High School 340 Piney Grove Rd Kathleen GA 31047 Work Phone: 478-218-7537 Cell Phone: 478-335-5476

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Hawaii Jenny Howe
Work President Theodore Roosevelt High School 1120 Nehoa St. Honolulu HI 96822 USA Work Phone: 808-307-0515 Cell Phone: 808-489-4425

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Idaho Michelle Harmon MJE
Work Idaho Student Journalism Association 4570 Savannah Ln Boise ID 83714-7404 Cell Phone: 208-371-4431

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Illinois Brenda Field MJE
Work Glenbrook South High School 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

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Iowa Leslie Shipp MJE
Work Johnston High School 6501 N.W. 62nd Ave. PO Box 10 Johnston IA 50131 Work Phone: 515-278-0449

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

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Kentucky Larry Steinmetz CJE
Home Bullitt East High School 11450 Highway 44 E Mount Washington KY 40047 Work Phone: 502-869-6400 Cell Phone: 502-727-8538 Work Fax: 502-538-8368

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Louisiana Albert Dupont
Work Loyola University School of Mass Communication 6363 St. Charles Ave. Box 201 New Orleans LA 70118 Work Phone: 504-865-2653 Cell Phone: 504-465-0637

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Maine Marcie Young
Work Presque Isle High School 16 Griffin St Presque Isle ME 04769 Home Phone: 207-551-3223

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Maryland Jessica Nassau CJE
Work Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School 11710 Hunters Lane Rockville MD 20852 Work Phone: 301-692-4971

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Massachusetts Bretton Zinger MJE
Home 238 Austin St West Newton MA 02465 Cell Phone: 202-316-0309

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Michigan C.E. Sikkenga
Home 1010 Franklin Ave. Grand Haven MI 49417 Cell Phone: 616-405-6712

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

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Mississippi R.J. Morgan CJE
Work The University of Mississippi 102 Farley Hall PO Box 1848 University MS 38677 Work Phone: 662-915-7150

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Missouri Erin Castellano CJE
Work Clayton High School 1 Mark Twain Circle Clayton MO 63105 Work Phone: 314-854-6668 Cell Phone: 314-807-3945

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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
Work Marian High School 7400 Military Ave. Omaha NE 68134-3398 Work Phone: 402-571-2618, ext 1134 Work Fax: 402-571-2978

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

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New Hampshire Adam Theriault
Work Souhegan High School 412 Boston Post Rd Amherst NH 03031 Work Phone: 603-673-9940

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New Jersey Greg Gagliardi CJE
Work Cherry Hill High School East 1750 Kresson Road Cherry Hill NJ 08003 Work Phone: 856-424-2222

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New Mexico Nina Quintana CJE
Work Bernalillo High School 148 Spartan Alley Bernalillo NM 87004 Cell Phone: 505-450-7246 Work Phone: 505-404-5196

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New York Patrick Bernal CJE
Work Marble Hill High School for International Studies John F. Kennedy Campus 99 Terrace View Ave Rm 822 Bronx NY 10463 Cell Phone: 646-675-2332

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

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North Dakota Jeremy Murphy CJE
Work West Fargo High School 801 9th St. E. West Fargo ND 58078 Work Phone: 701-499-1864

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Ohio Maggie Cogar CJE
Ashland University Work 401 College Ave. 138 Center for the Arts Ashland OR 44805 Cell Phone: 330-441-2860

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

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Oregon J.D. McIntire
Work Sandy High School 37400 Bell St. Sandy OR 97055 Work Phone: 503-668-8011 ext. 7227

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Pennsylvania Kate Plows CJE
Home 1504 Windermere Road Apt 201 West Chester PA 19380 Home Phone: 484-467-2817

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

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South Carolina Leslie Dennis
Work S.C. Scholastic Press Assn. and SIPA 800 Sumter St. School of Journalism and Mass Communications Columbia SC 29208 Work Phone: 803-777-6146

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South Dakota Susan Smith
Work South Dakota State University USU 069 Box 2815 Brookings SD 57007 Work Phone: 605-688-6638

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

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Texas Leah Waters CJE
Work Heritage High School 14040 Eldorado Pkwy Frisco TX 75035 Work Phone: 469-633-5955 x 25917 Cell Phone: 972-822-6950

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

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

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Virginia Erinn Harris MJE
Work Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria VA 22312 Work Phone: 336-775-7397

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Washington Sandra Coyer MJE
Work Puyallup High School 105 7th St. S.W. Puyallup WA 98371 Work Phone: 253-841-8711 ext. 6608

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West Virginia Jessica N Bramer CJE
Work John Marshall High School 1300 Wheeling Ave. Glen Dale WV 26038 Work Phone: 304-843-4444

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Wisconsin Rachel Rauch MJE
Work Homestead High School 5000 W. Mequon Road Mequon WI 53092 Work Phone: 262-238-5632

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

JOY portfolios from students of JEA members working at international high schools should be emailed to:
Val Kibler, CJE
Cell Phone: 540-477-4466


National Scholastic Press Association

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Laura Widmer
National Scholastic Press Association Work 2829 University Ave. S.E., Suite 720 Minneapolis MN 55414 Work Phone: 612-200-9254 Work Fax: 612-626-0720

National Council of Teacher of English

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

Scholastic Press Associations

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Valerie Kibler MJE
Work Harrisonburg High School 1001 Garbers Church Road Harrisonburg VA 22801 Work Phone: 540-433-2651 Work Fax: 540-433-3595 Cell Phone: 540-533-8775

Student Press Law Center

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Hader Harris Esq
Student Press Law Center Work 1608 Rhode Island Ave. Suite 211 Washington DC 20036 Work Phone: 202-785-5450 Work Fax: 202-822-5045

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Diana Mitsu Klos
Student Press Law Center Work 1608 Rhode Island Ave. Suite 211 Washington D.C. 20036 Work Phone: 202-728-7267

Higher Education

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Kate Klonowski MJE
Home 6819 Brookside Road Independence OH 44131 Home Phone: 216-534-3498


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Executive Director Kelly Glasscock CJE
Work Journalism Education Association 105 Kedzie Hall 828 Mid-Campus Dr. S. Manhattan KS 66506-1500 Work Phone: 785-532-7822 Cell Phone: 316-619-9403

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Administrative Assistant/ Bookstore Manager Connie Fulkerson CJE
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 Lisa Terhaar
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

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