SNA Announces Candidate Slate for 2018 Election


The Leadership Development Committee met at Fall Committee Days last week in Alexandria, Va., to review nominations for the 2018 election slate. After studying the biographical information on each candidate, as well as supporting documents such as the candidate’s goals and the recommendations submitted by colleagues on their leadership experience and competencies, the committee selected the following slate of candidate to fill the open positions on the Board of Directors and the Leadership Development Committee.

Candidates for the five positions on Board of Directors are:

Doug Davis, SNS, Burlington Schools, Vermont
Linda Eichenberger, SNS, Oak Hills Local School District, Ohio

Jill Kidd, SNS, Pueblo City Schools, Colorado
Jessica Shelly, SNS, Cincinnati Public Schools, Ohio

Southeast Regional Director
Daniel Ellnor, Jefferson County School District, Kentucky
Vanessa Hayes, SNS, Tift County School District, Georgia

West Regional Director
Patti Bilbrey, Scottsdale Unified School District, Arizona

At Large Director
Chris Derico, SNS, Lewis County School District, West Virginia
Reginald Ross, SNS, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, North Carolina

Candidates for four positions on the Leadership Development Committee are:

Southeast Regional Representative
Paula De Lucca, SNS, Wake County Public Schools, North Carolina
Cleta Long, EdD, SNS, Dade County School District, Georgia

Mideast Regional Representative
Kristen Hennessey, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, Michigan

Midwest Region Representative
Lori Danella, SNS, Lee’s Summit R-VII School District, Missouri
Sandra Voss, RD, SNS, Marquardt School District 15, Illinois

West Regional Representative
Stephanie Bruce, Palm Springs Unified School District, California
Siri Perlman, Solana Beach School District, California

The SNA Election will take place over a two-week period in February 2018 (February 15-28) through a secure online voting website. Biographies of candidates selected for the slate will be available to view online in early January 2018.

The elected candidates for the positions on the Board of Directors will be installed at ANC, July 9-12, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nev. The elected candidates for positions on the Leadership Development Committee will begin their terms on March 1, 2018 to coincide with the annual nominations and election calendar.

Congratulations and good luck to all the ballot candidates! Stay tuned to for further updates on the 2018 election!

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