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The President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and NEA Directors are elected by majority vote by delegates at the Delegate Assembly through open nomination and secret ballot. They may serve up to two consecutive terms, each term being three years.

Executive Committee

Amie Baca-Oehlert

Amie Baca-Oehlert

President

Amie Baca-Oehlert is a high school English teacher and counselor. She was named the Adams City High School Teacher of the Year in 2000-2001. She earned her undergraduate degree from Clemson University and a Master’s degree in school counseling from the University of Northern Colorado. After serving six years as CEA’s Vice President, Amie was elected as CEA President in April 2018 and started serving in that role on July 6, 2018.In order to serve as CEA President, Amie is currently on leave from her teaching duties in the Adams 12 Five Star Schools District. She previously served as President of the District Twelve Educators’ Association and as the Ethnic Minority At Large member on the CEA Board of Directors. Amie was selected by Governor Bill Ritter to serve as one of three teacher representatives on the P-20 Council, serving from 2008-2010. Beginning in 2010, she was appointed by Governor Ritter as one of four teachers to serve on the State Council of Educator Effectiveness. Amie is passionate about advocating for the rights of public school educators. She resides in the Thornton area with her husband, who is also a public school administrator and licensed teacher, and her three children.
Kevin Vick

Kevin Vick

Vice President

Kevin Vick is a 20-year veteran high school social studies teacher, teaching mainly U.S. History and U.S. Government. He earned his Bachelor degree from the St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN, and his Master’s of Arts in Teaching degree from Colorado College. Kevin is currently serving as the Vice President of the Colorado Education Association after being elected to that position in April of 2018. Previously, he served as President of the Colorado Springs Education Association for six years. In order to serve as CEA’s Vice President, Kevin is currently on leave from Colorado Springs School District 11. Within CEA, Kevin has held other leadership positions including CEA Board Member from 2010 to 2014 and Co-Chair of the Council of Association Presidents from 2013-2015. Kevin has also been active with other Colorado Springs organizations including the Downtown Rotary Club, the Latino Luncheon Community Group, and Citizens’ Project. Kevin is passionate about advocating for the professional treatment of educators, especially for autonomy in decision making in the classroom. He currently resides in Palmer Lake with his wife, a high school art teacher, and their daughter.
Amber Wilson

Amber Wilson

Secretary-Treasurer

Amber Wilson is a high school English teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver, CO. Currently, Amber teaches English 2 Honors and AP Literature and Composition. She received her B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Communications from the University of Colorado at Denver and her M.S. in Teaching and Learning from Colorado State University Global Campus. Amber was elected as the CEA Secretary-Treasurer in 2019.

She is a longtime CEA leader having served on the CEA Board from 2007-2013 and again from 2018-2019. In her local of the Denver UniServ Unit, she has served as Secretary and on the DUU and DCTA Boards of Directors. Amber believes that public education is the promise given to all citizens and should be equally accessible to all, no matter their zip code.

Angela Anderson

Angela Anderson

NEA Director

Ang Anderson is a high school Social Studies teacher at Bear Creek High School in Lakewood, CO, where she currently teaches Economics, AP Macroeconomics, Psychology, and AP Human Geography. She received her B.A. in History Education from the University of West Florida and her M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. Ang was elected as NEA Director in 2021 and she also serves as Mountain Region Director and Public Policy and Organizing Chair for the National Council of Urban Education Associations. Ang is currently a CEA Fellows mentor, growing and supporting future leaders of the Colorado Education Association. She also served on the JCEA Board of Directors and CEA Board of Directors from 2016-2021. Ang is passionate about making our schools and communities more just and empowering educators to use their voices.

Dave Lockley

Dave Lockley

NEA Director

Dave Lockley, a social studies teacher, parent, and alumnus of Colorado public schools, is deeply invested in the success of the education system. He expresses gratitude to the educators he works for now, the educators he worked alongside, and all those who have played a role in shaping his children, his family, and himself.

Having previously served on the CEA Board of Directors, Dave currently has the honor and privilege of serving as President of the District 12 Educators’ Association. He is proud to have grown up in Colorado and takes pride in the fact that his kids now attend the same public schools that he did. Dave Lockley’s commitment to education is reflected in his various roles and his genuine pride in his Colorado roots.

Kooper Caraway

Executive Director

Board of Directors

CEA’s Board of Directors are elected by majority vote by members of their UniServ or by majority vote by delegates at the Delegate Assembly through open nomination and secret ballot. They may serve up to three consecutive terms, each term being two years.

Yolanda Calderón

Aurora-Littleton

Susan Teumer

Big Thompson

Patti Magor

Boulder-Westminster

Fran Groff Gonzales

Boulder-Westminster

Steve Lash

Central Adams

Barbara Haggerty

Central Adams

Kevin Coughlin

Colorado Springs

Tim Brown

Denver

Robert Armagost

Denver

Kathy Gustad

Equity Council At-Large

Veronica Martinez

Education Support Professional At-Large

Jennie Campbell

Front Range

Taya Mastrobuono

Front Range

Alisa Mavrotheris

Higher Education At-Large

Steven Kelley

JCEA

David Holt

JCEA

Sarah Smith

JESPA

Lisa Sinclair

Northeast

Jerad Sutton

Northern Colorado

Annetta Lauer

Pikes Peak

Justina Carter

Pueblo

Beverly Green

Retired At-Large

Phyllis Robinette

Retired At-Large

Darcy DeGuise

San Juan

Sharon Stanford

San Luis

Christi Ludwig

Service Fee

Cody Jump

Ski Country

Matt Hicks

Two Rivers

John Robinson

Two Rivers

Bea Sullivan

West Central