State Representatives

ACT State Representatives are elected by the ACT State Organization members to represent the educational views and issues of their respective states to the ACT. They meet twice a year with ACT leadership to provide updates and to learn of significant developments at ACT. They then share any significant developments with their ACT Councils and State Organization members at state meetings.

Alabama
Rebecca A. Mims, Education Specialist, Assessment & Accountability, State of Alabama Department of Education
Alaska
Saichi Oba, Associate Vice President, Student & Enrollment Services, Office of Student Enrollment Services, University of Alaska
Arizona
Mark Boggie, Assistant Dean of Student Services, Cochise College
Arkansas
Laura Bednar, Deputy Superintendent, Pulaski County Special School District
Colorado
Mary Ontiveros, Associate Vice President for Diversity, Colorado State University
Connecticut
Elizabeth Deshotel, Principal, Bridgeport Hope School
Georgia
Nancy G. McDuff, Associate Vice President for Admissions, The University of Georgia
Hawaii
Suzette T. Robinson, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, University of Hawaii System
Idaho
Robert S. Ahrendsen, Academic Discovery Center Director, Brigham Young University–Idaho
Illinois
Scott Belobrajdic, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management, Southern Illinois University–Edwardsville
Indiana
Thomas E. Bear, Executive Director of Student Financial Strategies, University of Notre Dame
Iowa
Michael Barron, Assistant Provost and Executive Director of Admissions, University of Iowa
Kansas
Bill Rinkenbaugh, Vice President of Student Services, Butler Community College
Kentucky
Jenny L. Sawyer, Executive Director of Admissions, University of Louisville
Louisiana
Heather Poole, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Louisiana State University, Alexandria
Maine
Vincent J. Kloskowski, III, Dean of Admission, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
Maryland/Delaware/DC
Mike Firch, Assistant Principal, Sussex Technical High School, Georgetown, DE
Massachusetts
Robert Quist, Director of Guidance, Salem High School
Michigan
Penny D. Bundy, Director of Admissions & Orientation, Western Michigan University Kalamazoo
Minnesota
Phil Trout, College Counselor, Minnetonka High School
Missouri
Jay W. Goff, Vice President, Enrollment and Retention Management, Saint Louis University
Montana
Robert E. Rennick, Jr., 9-12 Counselor, Glasgow High School
Nebraska
Rick Michaelsen, Student Advisor, McCook Community College
Nevada
Caroline McIntosh, Head of School, Nevada Virtual Academy
New Hampshire
Daniel Wells, School Counselor, Alvirne High School
New Jersey
Jim Lukach, Executive Director, New Jersey School Counselor Association
New Mexico
Michael J. Cleary, Vice President for Student Services, New Mexico State University–Carlsbad
New York
Roger L. Forando, Vermont School Counselor’s Association (VTSCA)
North Carolina
David J. English, Associate Provost & Dean of Graduate Studies, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
North Dakota
Mary E. Bergstrom, Campus Community Business Analyst, North Dakota University System Offices
Ohio
Thomas Canepa, Associate Vice President for Admissions, University of Cincinnati
Oklahoma
Cindy Brown, Director of Student Preparation, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Oregon
Teri E. Calcagno, College Counselor, Central Catholic High School
Pennsylvania
Jennifer Cugham, Academic Coordinator, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Christina Yates, Guidance Counselor, Central High School
South Carolina
Sandra L. Oliver, Vice President Student Development Services, Midlands Technical College
South Dakota
Tom Cool, Executive Director, Council on College Admissions in South Dakota and Dakota Association for College Admission Counseling
Tennessee
Richard L. Bayer, Dean of Enrollment Services, University of Tennessee–Knoxville
Texas
Maria Louisa Guerra, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Support, Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District
Vermont
Michelle Rath, Director of Guidance and Counseling, Essex High School
Virginia
Regina Brown, Counseling Specialist, Henrico County School District
Washington
Wendy Jo Peterson, Director of Admissions, Washington State University
West Virginia
William Mullett, (Retired) Consultant for District, Kanawha County Schools
Wisconsin
Annette Cleary, Director of College Counseling, Marquette University High School
Wyoming
Jennifer Crandall, Counselor, Hanna*Elk Mountain*Medicine Bow (H.E.M.) Jr/Sr High School