Kansas Postsecondary Technical Education Authority Members

The Kansas Postsecondary Technical Education Authority (TEA) was established by the Kansas Legislature in 2007.  As delineated through legislation, the TEA functions under the auspices of the Kansas Board of Regents and makes recommendations to the Regents regarding the coordination, statewide planning, and improvements/enhancements to the postsecondary technical education system in Kansas.  The TEA is comprised of 12 appointed members.
 

Bruce Akin, Chair
Westar Energy
Topeka, Kansas

Kathy Howell, Vice Chair
Saint Luke's Health System
Overland Park, Kansas
 

Thomas Burke
President Emeritus
Kansas City, Kansas

David Coleal
Spirit Aerosystems
Wichita, Kansas

Eddie Estes
Western Kansas Manufacturers Assoc.
Dodge City, Kansas

Ray Frederick, Jr.
Frederick PLBG. & HTG. Inc.
Wichita, Kansas

Pat George
Kansas Department of Commerce
Topeka, Kansas

Joe Glassman
Glassman Corporation
Hays, Kansas
 

Lana Gordon
Kansas Department of Labor
Topeka, Kansas

Steve Kearney
Kearney & Associates, Inc.
Topeka, Kansas

Brad Neuenswander, Interim
Kansas State Dept. of Education
Topeka, Kansas
 

Jackie Vietti
President Emeritus
El Dorado, Kansas