Current Board of Directors

Article III    Executive Board

Section 1. The Executive Board shall be responsible for the management of the Association, approve all expenditures, carry out policies established by the Representative Council, report its transactions and those of the Council to the members, and suggest policies for consideration by the Council.

Section 2. The Executive Board shall develop workshops and training conferences for all representatives.

Section 3.    A. Executive Board members elected by Representative Council shall be elected for a one (1)‐year term and shall take office at the same time as Association officers.   

B. Vacancies in these positions shall be filled within two (2) meetings of Representative Council.

C. Members of the Executive Board may be recalled by a two‐thirds (2/3) vote of the Representative Council.

KEA Officers:

Tim Martin, President thru July 2025

Layla Jones, Vice President thru July 2025

TBD, Secretary/Treasurer thru July 2025

KEA Executive Board:

Alicia Gray, Sunrise Elementary School, Elementary Position 1 (2023-2025)

Netera Pratt-Gutierrez, Pine Tree Elementary School, Elementary Position 2 (2022-2024)

Shermanita Jones-Bigham, Mill Creek Middle School, Middle School Position 1 (2023-2025)

Katrina Baker, Cedar Heights Middle School, Middle School Position 2 (2022-2024)

Ruth Smith, Kent-Meridian High School, High School Position 1 (2023-2025)

Chase Parsley, Kentlake High School, High School Position 2 (2022-2024)

Kathleen Gilbert, IE-Psych, At-Large Position 1 (2023-2025)

Denton Thorbeck, Canyon Ridge Middle School, At-Large Position 2 (2022-2024)

Non-voting Board Members:

WEA-PAC: Nicole Harris, Kentwood High School

                   Allison Amiri, Kent-Meridian High School

                   Ruth Smith, Kent-Meridian High School

Diversity and Equity Executive Officer: Vaudery Brown, Mill Creek Middle School, At-Large 

WEA Retired: Mogi Haggin

WEA Board: Tim Martin, KEA President (2023-2025)

                      Zack Stockdale, Kent Meridian High School, WEA Board Director from Kent (2022-2024)