Vision, Mission, and Strategies

Public Policy

Awards and Grants

Professional Development


Board of Directors

Executive Director

State Division Association Affiliates



Virginia ACTE is an affiliate of the national Association for Career and Technical Education.

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Thanks to Virginia Lottery for supporting Career and Technical Education in Virginia.


2022–2023 Board of Directors

President: George Bishop

President-Elect: Kimberly Wilson

Past President: Laura Smith

Executive Director: Darla Miller

Vice President for Membership: LaTasha Watson

Vice President for Public Policy: Dr. James Egenrieder

Secretary: Melvina R. Robinson

Treasurer: Chad A. Maclin

ACTE Region II Policy Board Representative: Adriane Graham

Virginia Association of Agriculture Educators (VAAE)
Board Representative: 
Teresa Lindberg

Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators (VACTEA)
Board Representative: 
Bo Bundrick

Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education Special Needs Division (VACTE-SND)
Board Representative: Sherry Hildebrant

Virginia Association of Marketing Educators (VAME)
Board Representative: Sarah Hinkhouse

Virginia Association of Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences (VATFACS)
Board Representative: 
Dr. Amber Tiernan

Virginia Association of Trade & Industrial Educators (VATIE)
Board Representative: 
Arnaz Dotivala

Virginia Business Education Association (VBEA)
Board Representative:
Mike Onda

Virginia Counseling/Career Development
Board Representative: 
Shannon Edwards

Virginia Health and Medical Sciences Education Association (VAHAMSEA)
Board Representative: 
Christina Thomas

Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association (VTEEA)
Board Representative:
  Alisa Rushing

Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Anthony Williams, Associate Director—Office of Career, Technical & Adult Education, Virginia Department of Education

Kevin P. Reilly, Administrative Coordinator, CTE Resource Center

Association Presidents

Association presidents are invited to attend meetings and participate in discussions but are not voting members.

VAAE President:  Melessa Suder

VACTEA President: Todd Lynn  

VACTE-SND President: Terry Templeton

VAME President: Mel Barrow

VATFACS President: Diane Breinig

VATIE President: Arnaz Dotivala

VBEA President: Vicki Snodgrass

VAHAMSEA President: Robert Totty

VTEEA President: Amy Sabarre