COABE Board Nominations & Elections 2021

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The Coalition on Adult Basic Education represents the system of 65,000 adult educators across the United States. COABE has more than 28,000 active members, and serves nearly 50,000 individuals annually through programming and special events. COABE membership benefits include professional development opportunities such as webinars, virtual and national conferences and regional institutes, access to the COABE Journal, participation in our legislative advocacy initiatives, and our award winning “Educate and Elevate” national public awareness campaign.

The COABE election process is underway, providing current members the opportunity review the ballot of prestigious leaders and cast your vote for the candidate(s) of your choice! Click the link below for more information on the candidate’s profiles, and submit your ballot by 3/23/21. All votes will be tabulated and certified by the elections committee, and the results will be posted on 3/24/21. Please contact info@coabe.org with any questions.

Join us on 1/21 at 11:00 am EST to meet the President-Elect and Secretary candidates, and on 1/25 at 2:00 pm EST to meet the Region 5 and 6 Representative candidates. You will have an opportunity to ask the candidates questions, so please come prepared.

2021 Candidates

President-Elect: Dr. Larriann Torrez & Regina Suitt

Secretary: Jeffrey Abramowitz, J.D. & Dr. Olga M. Escamilla

Region 5 Representative: Mark Mataya & Stephenie Rittberger

Region 6 Representative: Angela Holt & John Werner

Candidate Profiles