Alumni and Friends Executive Board

Feel free to contact any member of the SkillsUSA Alumni & Friends Association Executive Board if you have ideas for the alumni or would like to become more involved.

Executive Chair
Jim Rhodes
New York

Region 1 Representative
SkillsUSAregion1rep@gmail.com
Jacqueline Mearman
Maryland
(Region 1 includes Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Washington, D.C.)

Region 2 Representative
Denise Walker
Florida
(Region 2 includes Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)

Region 3 Representative
SkillsUSARegion3Rep@gmail.com
Jill Brebeck
Wisconsin
(Region 3 includes Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky)

Region 4 Representative
Andrea Arbogast
Kansas
(Region 4 includes North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Iowa and Minnesota)

Region 5 Representative
Richard Gautier
Nevada
(Region 5 includes Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam and American Samoa)

Executive Secretary
Ashley Hickey
South Carolina

State Directors’ Association Representative
Eric Hill
ehill@illinoisskillsusa.org
Illinois

Business and Industry Representative
Katie George
katie.george@careersafeonline.com
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