Secretary – Susan Nell
SUSAN  Susan has worked in correctional education most of her professional career. She has served as the Career Technical Teacher Educator for Ohio for the past 25 years and prior to that, she taught at the Lima Correctional Facility. She is a Charter Member of the Correctional Education Association of Ohio.
Susan has worked diligently to recognize Ohio Teachers of the Year. She served as the CEA TOY Chair for many years.
Susan holds a B.S. from The Ohio State University in Family and Consumer Science Education and a M.S. in Educational Administration from the University of Dayton. She is married to Dave who is a retired educational administrator from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.


Presidents’ Council Chair – Kim Barnette               
KIM After 6.5 years of teaching high school mathematics, in June, 1991, Kim began a career in corrections as Education Coordinator at David Wade Correctional Center, processing financial aid for offenders enrolled with the Louisiana Community & Technical College System. Since that year, Kim has served Louisiana as a Corrections Departmental Auditor for state correctional education programs, where she has assisted state institutions in becoming and remaining ACA accredited.  In 2002, she was named State Education Director charged with creating a uniform offender education reporting system, designing a statewide transferable Reentry Preparation Program published by Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt, and has been successful in obtaining more than $12M in competitive funds for the state’s correctional education division.  Kim received a B.S. in Math/Science, M.A. in Counseling, Specialist in Education Administration with a cognate in Psychology, and is currently AbD in her Doctorate in Education Leadership from Louisiana Tech University and the Louisiana Education Consortium. She currently serves on numerous state and national boards to promote the need for offender education, including Past-President of the Louisiana Association for Public, Community & Adult Educators, Treasurer of the Louisiana Correctional Association, and Education Representative on the Board of Governors for the American Correctional Association.


Standards Commission – Fran Warsing
FRAN Dr. Fran Warsing is the recently retired Superintendent of Institutional Education Programs in WV.  She has been an active member of CEA for 25 years and a correctional educator for 30 years.  She began her career in correctional education VA as a teacher in 1984 and moved to WV correctional education in 1994.  During her 25 years with CEA she has served as state director from VA and WV and as director of Region II.  In 2013 she was the chairperson of the international CEA conference held in Charleston, WV.  She has served for seven years on the CEA Standards Commission.   For the past four years she has been chairperson of the Commission also working with CEA to schedule CEA audits. 


Standards Commission – Rhea Bowman
RHEA  Rhea Bowman seeks re-election as Standards Commissioner.  CEA member since 1988, her service includes: Alaska Chapter President, Regional  Executive Board, National Board President's Council Chair and Juvenile Justice Advocate.  With 43 years experience teaching reading at McLaughlin Youth Center in Anchorage, she looks forward to continuing her Standards Commission work.

 

Proposed Change to CEA Constitution:
The CEA Constitution currently reads as follows:


Constitution, Article VI, 5 Section, President’s Council,e):

  1. The President’s Council Chair is to be elected for a term of two years. At least two nominations for the office of President’s Council Chair are to be submitted to the Election Committee Chair for odd year election. Nominations are to be made from the pool of Council members. Nominees must be members of CEA for a minimum of two years. The maximum number of terms of office is limited to two two-year terms. When elected by the general CEA membership, the nominee with the larger number of votes becomes the President’s Council Chair, the other nominee becomes the Vice-chair.

The proposed change is to strike the underlined words:
Constitution, Article VI, 5 Section, President’s Council, e):

  1. The President’s Council Chair is to be elected for a term of two years. At least two nominations for the office of President’s Council Chair are to be submitted to the Election Committee Chair for odd year election. Nominations are to be made from the pool of Council members. Nominees must be members of CEA for a minimum of two years. The maximum number of terms of office is limited to two two-year terms. When elected by the general CEA membership, the nominee with the larger number of votes becomes the President’s Council Chair, the other nominee becomes the Vice-chair.

 



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