NCDA Leadership

 

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The 2023-24 NCDA Board of Directors

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PRESIDENT 2023-2024

PRESIDENT 2023-2024

Carolyn Jones, MEd, CMCS, CCSP

CDJ Consulting, LLC, Florida

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PAST PRESIDENT

PAST PRESIDENT

Lakeisha Mathews, Ed.D., MS, CCSP

University of Baltimore and Right Resumes & Career Coaching, LLC, Baltimore, MD

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PRESIDENT ELECT

PRESIDENT ELECT

Marty Apodaca, MA, LPCC, CCC, NCC

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

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PRESIDENT ELECT-ELECT

PRESIDENT ELECT-ELECT

Dirk Matthews, MS, CMCS

Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL

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SECRETARY (2023-26)

SECRETARY (2023-26)

Julia Panke Makela, PhD, CCC

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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TREASURER (2024-25)

TREASURER (2024-25)

Melissa (Missy) Wheeler, PhD, NCC, ACS

Sacred Heart University

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ACA GOVERNING COUNCIL

ACA GOVERNING COUNCIL

Kathy M. Evans, Ph.D., LPC, CCCE

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Deneen Pennington, MS

Creative Management Alliance, Broken Arrow, OK

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TRUSTEE  Constituency: Counselor Educators and Researchers  (2021-24)

TRUSTEE Constituency: Counselor Educators and Researchers (2021-24)

David Julius Ford, Jr., PhD, LCMHC (NC), LPC (VA, NJ), NCC, ACS

Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

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TRUSTEE   Constituency: School Career Counselors and Specialists (2023-26)

TRUSTEE Constituency: School Career Counselors and Specialists (2023-26)

Carla B. Cheatham, PhD, LCPC, NCC, GCDF, CSCDA

Seattle University, Chicago, IL

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TRUSTEE  Constituency: Private Practice, Business/Industry & Agencies (2022-25)

TRUSTEE Constituency: Private Practice, Business/Industry & Agencies (2022-25)

Courtney Warnsman, PhD

Austin Career Connections Austin, TX

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TRUSTEE  Constituency: Higher Education Career Counselors and Specialists (2024-26)

TRUSTEE Constituency: Higher Education Career Counselors and Specialists (2024-26)

Deanna Knighton, M.Ed., MAB

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

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TRUSTEE-at-LARGE (2022-25)

TRUSTEE-at-LARGE (2022-25)

Jim Peacock, CCSP

Peak Careers Vassalboro, ME

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TRUSTEE State Divisions (2021-24)

TRUSTEE State Divisions (2021-24)

Stacy Van Horn, PhD

University of Central Florida

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