Board of Directors


Greg DeJager, President Term 2017 – 2021 Contact
Sharon Nagatani, Treasurer Term 2018 – 2022 Contact
CJ Tam, Secretary Term 2016 – 2020 Contact
Ronette Bakke Term 2017 – 2022 Contact
Maggie Carabelos Term 2017 – 2021 Contact
Patricia Shaw Term 2016 – 2020 Contact
Mike Winther Term 2017 – 2021 Contact

Executive Director

Angela Childress

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Committee Chairs

Speech Committee

Debbie Snyder – Committee Chair
Sue Danielson
Leslie Martin
Matthew Shipley
Alicia Stunkel

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Debate Committee

Steven Vaughan – Committee Chair
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Team Policy Task Force

Katie Herche
Griffith Vertican
Mary Winther
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Lincoln Douglas Value Debate Task Force

Larry Sparks
Branden Yeates
Ty Harding

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Parliamentary Debate Task Force

Colleen Enos
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 Alumni Committee

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 Communications Committee

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 I.T. Committee

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Marketing Committee

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 Training and Development Committee

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Tabulation Committee

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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

Konrad Hack
Joanne Quan
Laura Yeates
Angela Childress

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

Jeff Schubert
Diana Wolfson
Chris Jeub
Elise Pope
Patsy Butman
Robert Kwong
MelRae Ambs
Craig Smith
Dave McKinley

Speech Committee Chair
Charlotte Rehn
Craig Smith
Debbie Snyder
Angela Childress

Debate Committee Chair
Dorr Clark
TJ Harding
Mary Winther
Katie Herche

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


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