19 N. Riverside Ave. P.O. Box 320, Terryville, CT 06786

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Opportunities for Leadership

Are you ready to take an active  role in the success of your professional association?

Our organization provides several types of leadership development opportunities:

Elected Officer on Executive Council

Members may be nominated by peers or volunteer to run for the following offices: President Elect, Vice President Elect for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, Secretary, and Treasurer. Contact the current President or Executive Director, Lisa Galske, with your nomination at galske@ctahperd.org. The call for nominations closes February 1 yearly.

Committee Service

Volunteers are invited to participate on a standing committee: Awards, Bylaws, Legislative Action/Advocacy, Public Relations, and Strategic Plan or on a Presidential Committee or Ad Hoc Committee. If you would like to be considered for a committee, contact the current President about your interest.

Workshop Presentations

Presenters share best professional practices and knowledge of specific topics with peers. Regional Workshops are offered throughout the year by our members. Contact the Regional Directors, or Executive Director, Lisa Galske, Galske@ctahperd.org, if you would like to offer your service.

Writing

CTAHPERD publishes one print issue of The Bulletin – Fall and two electronic issues – Winter & Spring. Members are invited to submit activities/experiences that have worked very well in the classroom and/or research based articles. Submission deadlines are September 15, January 15 and April 15. Contact Bulletin Editor, Dr. David Harackiewicz, at harackiewicz@ccsu.edu to submit your article.

Officers 2020-2021

President

Amy Gagnon
Central CT State University
New Britain, CT 06050
860-255-8332
Email: gagnon@ctahperd.org

President Elect

Tracy Stefano
East Hartford Public Schools
734 Tolland Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
860-622-5973

Past President

Robert Silliman
Toffolon Elementary School
Plainville, CT 06062
860-793-3280
Email: silliman@ctahperd.org

Secretary

Cindy Dysenchuk
Gideon Welles
Glastonbury, CT 06033
860-652-7800

Treasurer (non-voting)

Ann Marie Colebrook
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Bulletin Editor (non-voting)

David Harackiewicz
Central CT State University
New Britain, CT 06050
860-832-2162

Community Service Coordinator

Kathy Marone
Harborside Middle School
Milford, CT 06460
203-783-3523

Office Manager (Non voting)

Kathy Nauber
City Hill Middle School
Naugatuck, CT 06770
860-301-3432
Email: knauber@ctahperd.org

Co- Student Advisors

Michelle Ferrer
ferrerm@easternct.edu
860-465-0058
Darren Robert
robertd@easternct.edu
860-465-5184

Vice President Health

Kaitlin Petrella
Coleytown Middle School
Westport, CT 06880
203.341.1600

Vice President Physical Education

Megan Chiasson
Manchester High School
Manchester, CT 06040
860-647-3521

Vice President Recreation

Taylor Savage
Glastonbury High School
Glastonbury, CT 06033
860-652-7200

Vice President Dance

Melissa Patterson
Linden Street School
Plainville, CT 06062
860-793-3270 x167

Vice President Elect Health

Kelsey Maxwell
Veterans Memorial Elementary
Norwich, CT 06360
860-823-4209

Vice President Elect Physical Education

Geri Ann Ristow
Rochambeau Middle School
Southbury, CT 06488
203-262-3244

Vice President Elect Recreation

Anthony Loomis
Wallingford Public Schools
Wallingford, CT 06492
302-949-6528

Vice President Elect Dance

Karen Bosworth
Cromwell Middle School
Cromwell, CT 06416
860-632-4853

Student Representative(s)

CCSU: Joseph Asmus, Jordan Swilling

ECSU: Cole Paquin, Payton Shannon

SCSU: Lianne Iassogna, Brianna Vallejo

 

Executive Director (non-voting)

Lisa Galske
P.O. 320
19 N. Riverside Ave.
Terryville, CT 06786
860-628-1842
E-mail: galske@ctahperd.org

Regions Committee Members (non-voting)
Regional Directors Coordinator

Vacant

 

 

Region I Coordinator

Amanda Amtmanis
Spencer School
Middletown, CT 06457
860.344.0711

Region II Coordinator

Jennifer Mitteness
Staples High School
Westport, CT 06880
203.341.1266

Region III Coordinator

Vacant, Volunteer Needed

Region IV Coordinator:

Barbara Brooks
Nathan Hale School
37 Beech Drove
New London, CT 06320
860.447.6060

Region V Coordinator

Michelle Rawcliffe
Woodstock Middle School
150 CT 169
Woodstock, CT 06281
860.543.3978

Region VI Coordinator

Steve Dreger
Head O’Meadow School
94 Boggs Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470
203.426.7670