Dear COABE Members,
As we kick off the summer, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our dedicated, outgoing board members who have contributed their time and talent to COABE and the field of adult education:
Deb Bomaster, outgoing Region 1 Representative; Andy Tyskiewicz outgoing Past-President; and Beverly Smith outgoing State Director Liaison.
Danielle Miles, outgoing Region 3 Representative will serve as our Awards Chair, and Kim Olson, outgoing Region 5 Representative will continue her service as Professional Development Chair.
It is also my privilege to welcome our new members to the Board of Directors, whose terms begin today, July 1st:
Kaye Sharbono, President; Dr. Don Finn, President Elect; Debbie Faubus-Kendrick, Secretary; David Downes, Region 1 Representative; Alex Harris, Region 5 Representative; Jeff Arnott, Region 3 Representative; and Reecie Stagnolia, State Director Liaison.
We are grateful to the many members who participated in our open election process, both at the national conference and via electronic ballot.
Additionally, I would like to welcome the following staff members to our growing team:
- James Bonney, Office Assistant
- Jennifer Brown, Administrator
We look forward to a wonderful year ahead with our newly inducted leadership and dedicated staff.