About Us

Advisory Board

NCPN is led by an advisory board, a director, and an associate director. The work of the organization is carried out by three committees (Conference, Leadership Development, and Member Services) and a Workforce Development Group consisting of five subcommittees (Reentry, Adult Education, Out-of-School Youth, Employer Engagement, and International). A schematic of the organizational structure is shown below. (Download a PDF of NCPN's organizational structure.)

NCPN organizational chart

Member Services Committee

Chair: Ann Westrich, Career Prep and Career Transition Education Director with the Wisconsin Technical College System

Leadership Development Committee

Chair: Jeraline M. Johnson, Lead Career Education Specialist, Department of Choice and Career Options, School District of Palm Beach County, Florida

Workforce Development Group

Chair: Dick Hinckley, President and CEO, Center for Occupational Research and Development

Employee Engagement Committee

Cochair: Mark Turner, Employee Development Specialist, Learning, Training and Development, The Boeing Company


Cochair: Rebecca Bettencourt, Operations Training Manager at E. & J. Gallo Winery

Reentry Committee

Chair: Peter Moote, CORD Reentry Career Pathways Institute, Seattle, Washington

Adult Education Committee

Chair: Reecie Stagnolia, Vice President for Adult Education, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education; Chair, National Council State Directors of Adult Education

International Committee

Chair: Pedro Esteva, President, IMCA-Implementos Y Maquinarias, Dominican Republic

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