Board & Committee News

2023-24 ACCT Board of Directors Election Results



New officers and members of the ACCT Board of Directors were elected during the 2023 ACCT Leadership Congress in Las Vegas on October 10 and 11

2023 ACCT Election Results 

Following is a list of new ACCT Board of Directors Officers and Board Members elected or appointed during the 2023 ACCT Leadership Congress.

Executive Committee


Jay Nardini
Hawkeye Community College, IA


Rich Fukutaki
Bellevue College, WA 

Vice Chair

Carol Del Carlo
Nevada System of Higher Education, NV


Pretta VanDible Stallworth
Houston Community College System, TX

Immediate Past Chair

Rose Benavidez
South Texas College, TX

Regional Chairs

Central Regional Chair

Amanda Howland
College of Lake County, IL

Northeast Regional Chair

Sheila Ireland
Community College of Philadelphia, PA

Pacific Regional Chair

Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg
Kern Community College District, CA

Southern Regional Chair

Anay Abraham
Miami Dade College, FL

Western Regional Chair

Dan Mims
San Jacinto College, TX

Regional Directors Election Results

Central Region

Carla Hedtke
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, WI

Northeast Region

Allen Williams
Monroe Community College, NY

Pacific Region

Deborah Ikeda
State Center Community College District, CA 

Southern Region

Anay Abraham
Miami Dade College, FL

One-Year Partial Term

H. Allen Langley
Cleveland Community College, NC

Western Region

Carol Scott
Del Mar College, TX


Susan Moore-Fontenot
Lee College, TX

Amanda Howland
College of Lake County, IL

Oscar Valladares
Rio Hondo College, CA

Appointed Board Members

Diversity Committee Chair

Keyatta Priester
Aiken Technical College, SC

For more information about the ACCT Board of Directors, contact Karen Lomax at

Media Contact

About ACCT

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is a non-profit educational organization of governing boards, representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees who govern over 1,200 community, technical, and junior colleges in the United States and beyond. For more information, go to Follow ACCT on Twitter @CCTrustees.