Board of Directors


Maggie Carabelos, President  Term 2017 – 2023  Contact
Jeff Eschen, Treasurer Term 2020 – 2024 Contact
Lynda Sloneker, Secretary Term 2020 – 2024 Contact
Ronette Bakke Term 2017 – 2022 Contact
Sharon Nagatani Term 2018 – 2022 Contact
Steven Vaughan Term 2021 – 2025 Contact
Mary Winther Term 2021 – 2025 Contact

Executive Director

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Committee Chairs

 Alumni Committee

Kate Creecy – Committee Chair
Isabelle Clausen
Samuel Durand

Elizabeth Stapleton

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 Communications Committee

Katja Randall – Committee Chair
Kristen Cleveland
Tammy Flood
Claire Roberts
Allisha Speed
Ande Yandell

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Debate Committee

Colleen Enos – Committee Chair
Ty Harding
Katie Herche
Larry Sparks
Griffith Vertican
Mike Winther
Branden Yeates

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Stephanie Dropping
Janete Ralston

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Marketing Committee

Shelley Dejager – Committee Chair
Josh Axelberd
Alyssa Hayes
Katie Herche
Scott Link 
Julie Pate
DeEtte Sprimont
Mary York

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Speech Committee

Alicia Stunkel – Committee Chair
Tasha  Aschmutat
Sue Danielson
Anna Plummer
Matthew Shipley
Allisha Speed

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 Training and Development Committee

Kimberly Farley – Committee Chair
Michelle Hawkinson
Kevin Magness
Shirin Schneider
Nancy Socolofsky

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Tools and Tabulation Committee

Mike Diaz – Committee Chair
Pascal Belloncle
Greg DeJager
Allison Dixon
Tammy Flood
Wayne Johnson
Liz Kuhlman
Chris Lisanti
Lisa Mott
Raoul Said
Lynda Sloneker
Janice Tham
Tony Weber

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Venue Search

Shelley DeJager – Lead
Gary Cardinale
Sharon Nagatani
Joe Schneider 


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Stoa is grateful for the service of the following prior
Board Members, Committee Chairpersons and NITOC Tournament Directors:

Scott York – Founding President
Van Schalin
Mark Russell
Dave McKinley
Greg DeJager

Konrad Hack
Joanne Quan
Laura Yeates
Angela Childress
CJ Tam

Marie Stout
Danny Eldridge
Wally Long
John Eyth
Angela Childress
Greg DeJager
Sharon Nagatani

Jeff Schubert
Diana Wolfson
Chris Jeub
Elise Pope
Patsy Butman
Robert Kwong
MelRae Ambs
Craig Smith
Patricia Shaw
Mike Winther

Speech Committee Chair
Charlotte Rehn
Craig Smith
Debbie Snyder
Angela Childress

Debate Committee Chair
Dorr Clark
TJ Harding
Mary Winther
Katie Herche
Steven Vaughan

Stoa also wishes to acknowledge the significant leadership of Lars Jorgensen in the founding of Stoa.

NITOC Tournament Directors

Van and Susan Schalin

Van and Susan Schalin

Chris Jeub / Chris Leland

Laura Yeates

Craig and Julie Smith

Danny and Pam Eldridge

Joanne Quan

Melrae Ambs and Angela Childress

Craig and Julie Smith

Danny and Pam Eldridge

Maggie Carabelos and Laura Yeates

Maggie Carabelos and Sharon Nagatani


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