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NCSS Board of Directors

Officers

President
Terry Cherry
Social Studies Consultant

President-Elect
India Meissel
Lakeland High School
Suffolk, VA

Vice-President
Tina Heafner
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Past President
Peggy Jackson
National Board Certified Teacher
Sandia Park, NM

Board of Directors

Mary Ellen Daneels
Community High School
West Chicago, IL (2018)
Jesse Haight
Clarion University
Clarion, PA (2020)
Kimberly Heckart
Prairie Ridge Elementary
Cedar Rapids, IA (2019)
Marjorie Hunter
West Memphis High School
West Memphis, AR (2019)
Joseph Karb
Springville Middle School
Springville, NY (2020)
David Klemm
Muskegon Area Intermediate School District
Muskegon, MI (2018)
Andy Mink
National Humanities Center
Durham, NC (2019)
Jennifer Morgan
West Salem Middle School
West Salem, WI (2018)
Shannon Pugh
Anne Arundel Public Schools
Annapolis, MD (2020)
Anthony Roy
Connecticut River Academy
East Hartford, CT (2020)

Stefanie Wager
Iowa Department of Education
Des Moines, IA (2018)

Rhonda Watton
Templeton Middle School
Sussex, WI (2019)

 

Ex-Officio

Tracy Todd (2017 House of Delegates Steering Committee Chair)
Easley High School, Easley, SC

The board of directors shall consist of the president, the president-elect, and the vice president; 12 elected directors, 4 of whom shall be elected for a term of three years; and the immediate past president who shall serve a term of one year. The chairperson of the Steering Committee of the House of Delegates shall be an ex officio member of the board. The board shall have the power to appropriate funds from the treasury, to review the actions of officers and committees, to select the place for the annual meeting, and to exercise all powers not herein assigned to other officers or to the membership of the National Council. The board may determine nomination and election procedures providing that such procedures insure that board membership at all times includes: seven classroom teachers, of whom at least one is an elementary teacher, at least one is a middle level teacher, at least two are secondary teachers, and the remaining three chosen "at-large" with no designated grade level; at least one college or university teacher; and at least one social studies supervisor. The remaining three directors will be chosen "at large" with no designated category, grade level, or professional role NCSS student members preparing to fill any of these professional roles shall be eligible for nomination and election in any of the categories above."

(NCSS Constitution Article II, Section 6)