ISTE Shares Results of 2016 Board Elections

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced today the results of its 2016 election for board of directors. Newly elected to the board is Randy Hansen, professor at the University of Maryland University College, Columbia. Re-elected for a second term is Janet Zanetis, managing director at the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration in North Mankato, MN. She will continue to serve as board secretary.

In addition, newly appointed board member Gary Brantley, who’s chief information officer at DeKalb County School District, Stone Mountain, GA, will join the board for a three-year term. The board appointed S. Dallas Dance, superintendent for Baltimore County Public Schools in Towson, MD, to a third one-year term. All new terms begin in January.

In the new year, Mila Thomas Fuller, assistant director of online learning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, becomes ISTE president. Kecia Ray, executive director at the Center for Digital Education in Smyrna, TN, becomes past president.

“We welcome Randy and Gary to the ISTE board and are excited to have Janet and Dallas continue to serve,” Fuller said in a statement. “ISTE membership will benefit from the diverse experiences and insights they have to offer. On behalf of the entire board, I would like to thank Kari Stubbs and John Keller, both of whom are completing second terms as at-large representatives, for their service on the board. Each brought a unique perspective and made outstanding contributions to the organization.”

Continuing board members are Bill Bass, innovation coordinator, Parkway School District, St. Louis; Laurie Conzemius, technology trainer, Park Rapids Area Schools, Park Rapids, MN; Hall Davidson, senior director, Global Learning Initiatives, Discovery Education, Los Angeles; Paige Johnson, K12 cloud strategist, Amazon Web Services, Portland, OR; Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, CEO, Powerful Learning Practice, Virginia Beach, VA; and Karen Swift, head of department, business and technologies, James Nash State High School, Gympie, Queensland, Australia.

For more information about the ISTE Board of Directors, visit ISTE’s website.

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