AMLE Constituent Committees

We rely on volunteer committee members to guide the work of our association. We would like to extend a special thank you to our current committee members. Check back here throughout the year to learn more about each committee’s work and initiatives.

If you are passionate about middle level education and want to volunteer your time to advance your profession, there’s a role for you. Applications are now open for 2024 committee appointments. Apply by February 4, 2024.

Advocacy Committee

Trishauna Pulos, Chair
Pam Millikan, Vice Chair
Robert Caplinger
Jennifer Ciok
Kimwana Collins-Nelson
Erica Fox

David Hallman
Keith Lichliter
David Sottile
Christine Thielen
Jen Williams

Early Career Educators Committee

Heather Stefanski, Chair
Will Murphy, Vice Chair
Morgan Bentley
Joshua Chlebowski
Jenny Combs
William Cooper
Kristen Engle
Frederick Froehlich
Mark Gibson

Brandy Lane
Joseph Pizzo
Jenna Plump
Shannon Rogers
Lisa Rutner
Stefanie Salyer
Michelle Schwartze
Lisa Tripp

Equity in Middle Grades Education Committee

Jen Cort, Co-Chair
Bill Ivey, Co-Chair
Millette Edwards, Vice Chair
Rachel Adams
Elena Ariza
Amanda Austin
Angelito Balboa
Kelsey Benson
Dave F. Brown
Kyle Chadburn
Brenda Chase
Jen Ciok

Jared Cox
Paul Dobyns
Kelly Higgins
Beatrice Lopez
Stephanie Meek
Mary Mitchelson
Christina Moran
Ricardo Robinson
Sireesha Rutter
Lauren Smith
Sarah Straub

Principals and Assistant Principals Committee

Erin Cribbs, Chair
Mike Hammond, Vice Chair
Jacqueline Arce
Alisa Bender
Ashley Bowling
Tasha Brockman
Robert Caplinger
Patrick Carroll
William Clayton
Martin Da Costa
Jen Davis
Sarah Decas
Julie Dellone
John Donecker
Zachary Fuller
Amy Ganaden
Michael Gohde
Lindsey Hagen
Jacquelin Harden

Steven Hauk
Christian Hernandez
Quantina Jackson
Erika Johansen
Mychal Johnson
Traci Kay
Russ Kupperstein
Heather Lageman
Mark Lester
Cheryl Moran
Mikaela O’Bryan
Mark Orszula
Renee Price
Trish Pulos
Lucas Siebenmorgen
Andrea Smith
April Smith
Jake Sumner
Crystal Vaught

Teacher Leaders Committee

Megan Vosk, Chair
Laurie Rigg, Vice Chair
Megan Balduf
Marri Bayour
Ashley Bonet
Rachel Booth
Cait Burnup
Stefanie Crawford
Kristen Engle
Beth Fabijanic
Miguel Gomez
Carey-Anne Hendershot

Arvella Jergesen
Kristin Laughlin
Loria McIntyre
Pankaj Mehrotra
William Peterson
Joseph Pizzo
Dustin Purdy
Cheryl Robertson
Kate Strein
Alyssa Tyra
Chad Uyehara