J.D. Lee Distinguished Service Awards

NACTEI: National Association for Career & Technical Education Information has recognized individuals listed below for distinguished service and professional contributions. We will be forever grateful to these individuals for their dedication and support to the association.

The “J.D. Lee, Distinguished Service Award” is in memory of J.D. Lee who served as NACTEI’s Executive Director prior to his death in May 2006. For two decades J.D. served the organization in various capacities including as executive director, conference coordinator, president and member.

2017
Cheryl Cherry
Arkansas


2016
John Haigh
Washington, DC (OCTAE)


2015
Ralph Beacham
Kansas


2014
Dodie Bemis
South Dakota


2013
Pradeep Kotamraju
Iowa

2012
Sarah Galliher
Kentucky


2011
Dennis Fiscus
Arizona


2010
Renee Kuharski
Colorado
Alisha Hyslop
ACTE


2009
Kathy Wilkins
Montana
Doug Long
North Carolina


2008
Richard Ledington and Donna Simpson
Idaho Division of Professional and Technical Education
Gloria Smith-Rockhold
South Dakota Department of Education

2007
Jeanne-Marie Holly
Maryland
John Townsend
Tennessee


2006
Jim Dick and Barbara Orwig
Career Communications, Inc.


2005
Elizabeth Brown
North Carolina Community College System


2004
Dan Petersen
Idaho State Division of Professional Technical Education


2003
Jim Gray Jr.
Virginia
Steve Equall
Nebraska

2002
Tom Grimm
Iowa Department of Education


2001
Rosemary Tatkovski
Pennsylvania Department of Education


2000
Michael Rush
Idaho Dept of Education
Anne Rushing
Florida Dept of Education


1999
Kim Green
Executive Director NASDVTEc


1997
Del Lund
Missouri Department of Education
Michael Brustein
Brustein and Manasevit Attorneys at Law


1996
Larry Poor
Sooner Micro Systems, Inc.
Ron McCage
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Georgia
J.D. Lee
Indiana Department of Education

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