About NACTEI: 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.

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
2010 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, Tenessee
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