Board of Directors


Maggie Carabelos, President  Term 2017 – 2023  Contact
Jeff Eschen, Treasurer Term 2020 – 2024 Contact
Theresa Ellington Term 2022 – 2026 Contact
Lynda Sloneker, Secretary Term 2020 – 2024 Contact
Janice Tham Term 2022 – 2026 Contact
Mary Winther Term 2021 – 2025 Contact

Executive Director

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Committee Chairs

Alumni Committee

Denise Sprimont-Vasquez – Committee Chair
Samuel Durand
Grayson Harris
Alyssa Sloneker
Elizabeth Stapleton
David Vasquez

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Communications Committee

Ande Geer and Kim Martinez – Co-Committee Chairs
Kristen Cleveland
Julie Earnest
Tabita Kubiak
Barb Martin
JoAnn Pattara

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Debate Committee

Colleen Enos – Committee Chair
Ty Harding
Katie Herche
Danny Lyda
Larry Sparks
Branden Yeates

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Advancement & Partnerships

Stephanie Dropping
Lorraine Mink
Beth Nieva
Janete Ralston

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Marketing Committee

Shelley Dejager – Committee Chair
Josh Axelberd
Kris Calhoun
Alyssa Hayes
Julie Pate
DeEtte Sprimont
Mary York

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Speech Committee

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

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Training and Development Committee

Kimberly Farley – Committee Chair
Dovey Elliott
Elvie Francisco
Michelle Hawkinson
Amy Klomparens
Shirin Schneider

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Tools and Tabulation Committee

Mike Diaz – Committee Chair
Greg DeJager
Tammy Flood
Stephen Hosmer
Wayne Johnson
Liz Kuhlmann
Chris Lisanti
Lisa Mott
Alex Patton
Lynda Sloneker
Janice Tham
Tony Weber

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Venue Search

Shelley DeJager – Lead
Sharon Nagatani


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

Lynda Sloneker


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