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Members of NCTE have elected Douglas Hesse to the office of Vice President of NCTE. Hesse is a professor of English and executive director of writing at the University of Denver in Colorado. He has served on the CCCC Executive Committee as Chair (2004-05); as the program chair for the 2004 CCCC Convention in San Antonio,  and numerous other CCCC and NCTE Committees. He is also the founding chair of the NCTE/Norman Mailer Student Writing Awards. Hesse will take office during the NCTE Annual Convention in Boston in November, will become president-elect in 2014, and will assume the presidency of the Council during the 2015 Annual Convention in Minneapolis.

See below for the results of the 2013 elections.



Lisa Martin
Clark County School District, Las Vegas    

Middle Level
Zanetta Robinson
Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle School
St. Petersburg, Florida 

Trustees of the Research Foundation

Linda Adler-Kassner
University of California, Santa Barbara     

Elizabeth Spalding
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

NCTE Nominating Committee**

*Robert Petrone
Montana State University, Bozeman


Catherine Compton-Lilly
University of Wisconsin, Madison

April Harper
Edgewood Junior High School, Ellettsville, Indiana

Lori Mayo
Queens High School of Teaching, New York

Tonya Perry
University of Alabama at Birmingham



2013-2014 Elementary Section Nominating Committee
*Thomas Marshall, Stony Lane Elementary School, Paramus, New Jersey
Koomi Kim, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Sandra L. Osorio, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Middle Level Section Steering Committee
Jason Griffith, Carlisle Area High School, Pennsylvania
Amy Gutierrez Baker, West Jefferson Middle School, Conifer, Colorado

2013-2014 Middle Level Section Nominating Committee
*Emily Green, Maumee Valley Country Day School, Toledo, Ohio
Elizabeth Dinkins, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky
Justin Stygles, Rowe Elementary School, Maine

Secondary Section Steering Committee
Courtney Morgan, Skyline High School, Idaho Falls, Idaho

2013-2014 Secondary Section Nominating Committee
*Bonnee Breese, Overbrook High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
William L. Bass, Parkway School District, St. Louis, Missouri
Rudy Sharpe, Lancaster Country Day School, Pennsylvania

College Section Steering Committee
Asao B. Inoue, California State University, Fresno
Mya Poe, Penn State University, University Park
Clancy Ratliff, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jacqueline Rhodes, California State University, San Bernardino

2013-2014 College Section Nominating Committee
*Amy J. Wan, Queens College (CUNY), New York
Collin Craig, St. John’s University, Queens, New York
Cristina Kirklighter, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi


CEE Executive Committee
Mollie Blackburn, Ohio State University, Columbus
Thomas M. McCann, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

CEE Nominating Committee
*Susan L. Groenke, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Allison E. Carey, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
Jung E. Kim, Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois
Allison Skerrett, University of Texas at Austin
Peter Williamson, University of San Francisco, California


Associate Chair
Eva Payne, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon


*Under Council practice, the member of each Nominating Committee receiving the largest number of votes is named Chair.

**A 2005 NCTE Constitutional Amendment provided for the NCTE Executive Committee to appoint two additional members to the NCTE Nominating Committee each year.


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