2022-23 ACCT Board of Directors Election Results

October 30, 2022

Washington, D.C. - New officers and members of the ACCT Board of Directors were elected during the 2022 ACCT Leadership Congress in New York, New York on Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28.

2022 ACCT Election Results 

Following is a list of new ACCT Board of Directors Officers and Board Members elected or appointed during the 2022 ACCT Leadership Congress.

Executive Committee


Rose Benavidez
South Texas College, Texas 


Jay Nardini
Hawkeye Community College, Iowa 

Vice Chair

Tim Hardy
Louisiana Community & Technical College System, La.


Rich Fukutaki
Bellevue College, Wash.

Immediate Past Chair

Jim Cooksey
Moberly Area Community College, Mo.

Regional Chairs

Central Regional Chair

John Lukas
Lakeshore Technical College, Wisc.

Northeast Regional Chair

Sheetal Ranjan
Bergen Community College, N.J.

Pacific Regional Chair

Gilbert Wong
Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Calif. 

Southern Regional Chair

Yvonne Barnes
Trident Technical College, S.C.

Western Regional Chair

Dan Mims 
San Jacinto College, Texas 

Regional Directors Election Results

Central Region

Jay Nardini
Hawkeye Community College, Iowa 

Northeast Region

Sheila Ireland
Community College of Philadelphia, Pa.

Anthony Colón
Mohawk Valley Community College, N.Y.

Pacific Region

Oscar Valladares
Rio Hondo College, Calif. 

Diane Noriega
Mt. Hood Community College, Ore. 

Southern Region

Yvonne Barnes
Trident Technical College, S.C.

Western Region

Steven Anderson
Northeast Community College, Neb. 


Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg
Kern Community College District, Calif. 

Jermaine Reed
Metropolitan Community College, Mo.

Art Reyes
Mott Community College, Mich. 

Appointed Board Members

Diversity Committee Chair

Zaida Hernandez-Irrison
Gateway Technical College, Wisc. 

For more information about the ACCT Board of Directors, contact Karen Lomax at klomax@acct.org