Board appointees

Annually, the Board of Directors appoints members to chair key committees and oversee the projects of the organization. Board appointees are listed here.

Board of Directors
Deb Stone - Chair
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Heather Poirier - First Vice Chair
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LaRae Bakerink - Second Vice Chair
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Lori Norris - Secretary
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Robert Salkin - Treasurer
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Lisa Maxwell - Region 1 RVC
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Cam Smart - Region 2 RVC
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Julia Ashley - Region 3 RVC
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George Haynes - Region 4 RVC
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Baker Ring - Region 5 RVC
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Tasha Criss - Region 6 RVC
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Greg Kontz - Region 7 RVC
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SueAnn Gilmore - Region 8 RVC
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Desiree Elliott - Region 9 RVC
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Thomas G. Thomas - Region 10 RVC
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Anthony Jackowski - Communications Officer
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Nancy Farrar - Development Officer
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Marie Mayer - Director of Science & Education
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Stephanie Thornton - Membership Officer
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Pam Donahoo - Executive Director
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Others Elected
Dave Cahn - National Ombudsman
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Special Appointments
Rita Charles - Advocate
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LaRae Bakerink - AG 2016 Chair
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Marc Lederman - AG 2017 Chair
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Anthony Jackowski - AG Policy Committee
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Lori Norris - Bylaws Committee
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Anthony Jackowski - Communications Committee
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Anthony Jackowski - Achieving Communications Excellence
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Cam Smart - Community Services Committee
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Lacee Hudec - Mind Games® Chair
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Megan Edwards - Election Committee
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Deb Stone - Executive Committee
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Mark Silverstein - Interpretive Counsel
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Rob Salkin - Finance & Audit Committee
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Sean McCormick - Gifted Youth Committee
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Russ Bakke - Hearings Committee
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LaRae Bakerink - Leadership Development Committee
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Nancy Farrar - Licensing Committee
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Lisa Maxwell - Local Group Logistics Team
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Desiree Elliott - Local Group Revitilization Task Force
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Nancy Farrar - Marketing Committee
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Stephanie Thornton - Membership Committee
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Adam Smargon - CultureQuest® Coordinator
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Desiree Elliott - Name and Logo Committee
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Art Mattson - National Awards Committee
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Deb Stone - National Representative 1
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Heather Poirier - National Representative 2
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Rob Salkin - National Representative 3
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LaRae Bakerink - National Representative 4
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Jeudi Juetten - National SIGHT Coordinator
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LaRae Bakerink - National Testing Officer
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Heather Poirier - Planning Committee
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Jean Becker - Research Review Committee
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LaRae Bakerink - Risk Management Committee
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Barbara Kryvko - SIGs Officer
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Heather Poirier - Site Selection Committee
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LaRae Bakerink - Testing Team
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