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The College Section Steering Committee (CSSC) is responsible for the governance of NCTE's College Section membership.  The CSSC members are elected each year to a four-year term.   The Chair and Assistant Chair are elected from within the CSSC and the chair also represent the interests of the college section membership by serving on the NCTE Executive Committee


College Section Steering Committee Members

M. PalmquistMike Palmquist, Chair 2009-2011
College Section Web Editor
Colorado State University, Fort Collins

K. PowellKatrina M. Powell, Assistant Chair 2009-2011
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Margaret Price, 2010-2014
Spelman College, Atlanta, GA




J. SchilbJohn Schilb, 2005-2012
Editor, College English,
Indiana University, Bloomington

J. SommersJeff Sommers, 2005-2016
Editor, TETYC
Miami University, 

Patricia DunnPatricia Dunn 2009-2013
Stony Brook University,
New York
Patricia's book, Grammar Rants




Beth ChevezBeth L. Brunk-Chevez 2009-2013
Univeristy of Texas @ El Paso

Chitralekha DuttaguptaChitralekha Duttagupta 2009-2013
Utah Valley University

Freddy ThomasFreddy Thomas, 2009-2013
Virginia State University





Alexis Nelson Alexis Nelson, 2009-2013
TYCA Representative
Spokane, WA

(not pictured) Damian Baca 2007-2011
University of Arizona

Beatrice Mendez Newman, 2008-2012
College Forum Representative

F. MannFelisa Mann
Administrative Liaison
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