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NCTE Election Results


Vice President


Members of NCTE have elected Susan Houser to the office of Vice President of NCTE. Houser is an English language arts middle/elementary teacher for the Pinellas/Duval counties in Florida and a TBAWP teacher consultant. She has served NCTE in numerous capacities including NCTE Middle Level Representative-at-Large (2005-07), NCTE Nominating (2010) and Middle Level (2009) Nominating Committees, local arrangements chair for the 2010 NCTE Annual Convention, president and executive board member for the Florida Council of Teachers of English, and a teacher at Thurgood Marshall Middle School (2005-07, 2013). Houser will take office during the NCTE Annual Convention in Washington, DC, in November, will become president-elect in 2015, and will assume the presidency of the Council during the 2016 Annual Convention in Atlanta.

Secondary Representative-at-Large

Shekema Silveri
Mt. Zion High School
Jonesboro, Georgia

Trustees of the Research Foundation

Marcelle Haddix
Syracuse University

Jamal Cooks
San Francisco State University

NCTE Nominating Committee**

Mitchell Nobis
Seaholm High School
Birmingham, Michigan

Lauren Gatti
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Teri Lesesne

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas


Patricia Paugh
University of Massachusetts, Boston

Lisa Scherff
Estero High School, Florida

MaryCarmen Cruz
Cholla High Magnet School
Tucson, AZ

Keith Gilyard
Penn State University, University Park


Middle Level




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