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NICA Leadership


On this page you will find information regarding the current NICA Board, NICA Past Presidents Council, NICA Regional Councils, and Staff.

The Gavel is passed in February of every year and the titles of the three Officer positions change accordingly. The new 2nd Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer will be elected from within the ranks of the Board. New Board Members will also be installed at this time.

Daryl Whicheloe, CCE
President
(541) 941-9660

Jacqueline Bradbury, CCE
Secretary
(602) 763-0303

Vincent Nelson, CCE
1st Vice President
(845) 656-7647

Dan Lusenhop
Treasurer
(805) 573-7770

Kim Barr, CCE
2nd Vice President
(360) 600-3270

Sandy Class, CCE
Immediate Past President
(386) 623-2988

Directors


Brandy Arredondo, CCE
(661) 979-6533

Thomas Hodson, CCE
(407) 709-9546

Jay Wells, CCE
(316) 393-7009

Phillip Delahoyde
(707) 463-2350

Stacey Pittroff-Barona
(651) 592-2342

Kelly Grout
(413) 427-9986

Jeff Thornberry, CCE
(909) 560-0151

Past Presidents Council


Sandy Class, CCE (2021-2022)
Don Delahoyde, CCE
(2020-2021)
Kathy Ross, CCE
(2019-2020)
Dan Lusenhop
 (2018-2019)
Dominic Palmieri, CCE 
(2017-2018)
Paulette Keene, CCE 
(2016-2017)
Joe Potillo 
(2015-2016)
Thomas Sattler, CCE 
(2013-2014)
Greg Miller, CCE 
(2012-2013; 2014-2015)
Russ Harrison, CCE 
(2011-2012)
Richard Busse, CCE (2010-2011)
Tom Hodson, CCE (2009-2010)
James Hodson, CCE (2007-2008) • Deceased
Tim O'Brien, CCE (2006-2007)
Ron Smith (2005-2006)
Adam McKinney, CCE (2004-2005)
Mike Pence, CCE (2003-2004)
Jack Woods, CCE (2002-2003) 
Bob Hallifax, CCE (2001-2002) 
Frank Parnell, CCE (2000-2001) 
Larry Orme (1999-2000) • Deceased
Lawrence Sivori, Sr. (1998-1999)
Richard Wright (1997-1998)
Bill McKinney, CCE (1996-1997)
Art Pokorny (1995-1996)
Gene O'Brien, CCE (1993-1995) • Deceased

 

East Council


East Council Coordinator / Social Media Coordinator

Jessica Gottsche
(413) 642-5030

East Council Members

Bary Bunts, CCE
(330) 406-0630

Ryan Collmer
(239) 691-7497

Ryan Hagy
(386) 627-6525

Thomas Hodson, CCE
(407) 709-9546

Patty Tessari
(814) 467-9008

Michael Zdediak, Jr.
(305) 807-6768

Midwest Council


Midwest Council Coordinator

Dennis Larson, CFE
(651) 350-4159

Midwest Council Members

Connie Boesen
(515) 240-7929

Paulette Keene, CCE
(618) 713-1729

Bruce Kozelou
(262) 492-4104

James McConnell
(515) 494-5538

Matt Ribar
(651) 402-0437

Brad Schroder
(507) 838-5563

April Smith
(209) 678-1393

West Council


West Council Coordinator

Rey O'Day
(951) 315-6623

West Council Members

Brandy Arredondo, CCE
(661) 979-6533

Jodi Dirksen
(541) 646-1286

Irene Dugan
(909) 948-5805

Jan Gary, CCE
(760) 801-2301

Gigi Horowitz
(714) 251-2735

Ryan Long
(909) 732-4260

Kara Moederndorfer, CCE
(602) 882-0555

Ryann Newman
(530) 624-7069

Steve Vartanian
(760) 526-8063

National Reps


John Harkey
(907) 841-3982
Represents - Alaska

David Higginbottom
(410) 804-0849
Represents - Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina

Charles Ivory, CCE
(352) 585-2557
Represents - Florida, Georgia, Ohio

Kevin McGrath II
(321) 689-9356
Represents - Florida, Georgia

Mike McGrath
(239) 872-1838
Represents - Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Tennessee

Etta Pence, CCE
(419) 553-6679
Represents - Indiana, Michigan, Ohio

 

David Spann
(217) 899-3437
Represents - Illinois

R. Josh Stremmel
(316) 706-2838
Represents - Kansas

George Wandrey, Jr.
(941) 284-8182
Represents - Wisconsin

Ted Wentz
(630) 215-7632
Represents - Florida, Indiana, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin

Nick White
(208) 755-9449
Represents - Idaho

Staff


Executive Director

Rey O'Day
(813) 438-8926

Communications & Marketing Manager

Jesse Willard
(813) 530-4750

Office & Membership Manager

Linda Frisco
(813) 530-4748

Event Planner

Kathy Ross, CCE
(941) 704-4517

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