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The Delaware Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education (DACCTE) is composed of individuals appointed by the Governor from both the private and public sectors throughout the State. The membership includes representatives from business, industry, labor and trade organizations, the National Guard and educators representing secondary, post-secondary, counseling and special populations.

 Members attend DACCTE meeting

Members attend DACCTE meeting

Council Members

Mr. Samuel Lathem, Council Chairman
Former President Delaware State AFL-CIO

Mr. Robert Suppe, Council Vice-Chairman
President/Owner, R. C. Fabricators

Ms. Leann Hornung, Council Secretary
Former Business Education Teacher

Mr. Ronald Burkle
Director of Operations, SoDel Concepts

Ms. Judith Diogo
President, Central DE Chamber of Commerce

Mrs. Sandy Gray
Career and Technical Education Specialist
Capital School District

Mr. Mark Freidly
Former Technology Education Teacher, Newark High School

Dr. Henry Harper
Former Director, Tech Prep

Dr. Karen Hutchison
Local Program Success Specialist, National FFA Organization

Dr. Joel Littlejohn
Education Consultant
Former Colonial School District Administrator

Ms. Janis Nesterak, CPA
Faw, Casson & Co., LLP

Ms. Karen Pickard
Nursing Program Administrator, Beebe Healthcare

General Frank Vavala
Veterans Advocacy Specialist
Delaware Technical & Community College

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