GACTE Executive Board

The Executive Board, consisting of the President, President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer, is elected by the GACTE membership.

  • President
  • President-Elect (yearly)
  • Past President
  • Secretary (expires 2018)
  • Treasurer (expires 2017)

Note: In 2017, President-Elect and Treasurer will be open for election.

And Vice Presidents from the following divisions:

  • Administration
  • Agricultural Education
  • Trade & Industrial Education
  • Business Education
  • Engineering and Technology Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Guidance & Career Development
  • Healthcare Science Technology Education
  • Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps
  • Marketing Education
  • Special Populations
  • Work-Based Learning/Youth Apprenticeship

Each division may nominate a candidate for the office of president-elect and secretary except for a division having a member currently serving in that office on the Executive Committee.  In 2017, the candidate for President Elect cannot come from the Work-Based Learning/Youth Apprenticeship division, and the Treasurer cannot come from the Business division.  Individuals from the following membership classifications shall be considered eligible for voting and serving as officers:

  • Professional Member
  • Life Member

Members choosing dual affiliations may hold office representing only their primary division. Members holding dual division membership shall have only one vote in matters pertaining to the Association.

The following membership classification is eligible to run for office:

  • Professional Member

Qualifications for Officers

The president-elect shall:

  • Be a professional ACTE/GACTE member in good standing for at least four (4) consecutive years.
  • Have served within the past five years as a GACTE voting Board Member, GACTE Division Vice President, or a GACTE Division President.
  • Be a recognized leader in the division.
  • Promote all phases of career and technical education and be willing to lend support to all divisions of GACTE.
  • Support and promote the Program of Work of the Association.
  • Be able to give a sufficient amount of time to carry out the duties of the office. (NOTE: The President-Elect will be expected to attend all meetings of the GACTE Board of Directors which meets quarterly and the GACTE Conference Planning Committee which meets regularly throughout the year. During the official year of presidency, the President is expected to attend the ACTE Convention and Career Tech Expo, ACTE National Policy Seminar, GACTE CTSO Legislative Breakfast, and be on-call during the Georgia General Assembly legislative session to come to the State Capitol on behalf of CTAE as needed.)

The president-elect shall serve for a period of one year prior to assuming the duties of the president. The president-elect shall perform such duties as directed by the Board of Directors and/or the Executive Committee.

The secretary shall:

  • Be a professional ACTE/GACTE member in good standing for at least three (3) consecutive years.
  • Be a recognized leader in the division.
  • Promote all phases of career and technical education and be willing to lend support to all divisions of GACTE.
  • Support and promote the Strategic Plan of the Association.
  • Be able to give a sufficient amount of time to carry out the duties of the office.

The treasurer shall:

  • Be a professional ACTE/GACTE member in good standing for at least three (3) consecutive years.
  • Be a recognized leader in the division.
  • Promote all phases of career and technical education and be willing to lend support to all divisions of GACTE.
  • Support and promote the Strategic Plan of the Association.
  • Be able to give a sufficient amount of time to carry out the duties of the office.

The treasurer shall maintain, report, and account for all Association finances and perform such duties as directed by the Board of Directors and/or the Executive Committee. This is a 3-year term of office.

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