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2022 Board of Directors Election Results

The CEC Board of Directors consists of 16 volunteer members who serve 3-year terms. The Board supports the work of CEC, and, through its fiduciary oversight, is responsible for the financial health and well-being of the organization; advancing CEC’s mission and strategic plan; ensuring adequate resources, compliance with the law, and effective organizational planning; and oversight of the Executive Director.


2022 Board of Directors Election Results

Congratulations to CEC’s newly elected Board members. CEC was fortunate to have an excellent slate of candidates for the election. Our new Board members are extremely well-qualified, bring unique experiences and perspectives, and a deep commitment to supporting our members and the profession through advancing our strategic plan

Based on a recently approved revision to CEC’s Bylaws, new board members will serve one four-year term (Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2026). Board members elected prior to this year remain eligible to apply for a second three-year term. 

Thanks to all CEC members who took the time to learn about the candidates and vote in this year’s election. 


Congratulations to Our Newly Elected Board Members
Anna Adl

Anna Adl, M.S.

Special Education Program Support Teacher & New Teacher Induction Coordinator, School District of Cudahy (WI), Franklin, WI.

(Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2026)


Sacha Cartagena, Ph.D.

Researcher, American Institutes for Research (Remote Employee), Deltona, FL.

(Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2026).

Concetta Lewis

Concetta Lewis, Ed.S.

Assistant Superintendent of Special Populations, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Rochester (MI) Community Schools, Southfield, MI.

(Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2026)


Zelphine Smith-Dixon, Ed.D.

Chief Student Support Officer, Rockdale County (GA) Public Schools, Conyers, GA.

(Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2026).


Ben Tillotson, M.Ed.

Special Education Teacher/Transition Specialist, Self-Advocacy, Community, Occupation, Recreation, and Education (SCORE) Program, Salt Lake City (UT) School District, West Valley City, UT.

(Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025).


Posted:  25 October, 2022

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