JCEA-R Leadership

JCEA-R Executive Committee and Board


The JCEA-R Executive Committee consists of the officers, any JCEA-R members elected to CEA/NEA Board of Directors, and the JCEA-R representative to the JCEA Political Action Committee.  The JCEA-R Executive Board includes members of the JCEA-R Executive Committee, the chairpersons of the Standing Committees, and any JCEA-R members serving on CEA-R/NEA-R Representative Councils.


  • President- Lorraine Bowen
  • Vice President: Gail Knowles
  • Secretary: Karen Colman
  • Treasurer: Marge Bozarth
  • CEA Retired Board Representative: Gail Knowles
  • Educational Involvement – Lorraine Bowen
  • Communications/Newsletter – The Connection – Jean Shelton, Christine Wiggins, JCEA staff consultant
  • Membership – Lou Ann Elliott
  • Pre-Retirement – Diana Bliss
  • Political Action – Karen Coleman
  • Social – Jeanne Duffy
  • CEA-R Representative Council –  Bob Bardukas (chair), Marge Bozarth (treasurer), Jeff Marshall and Bob Erner CEA Board Representatives, Gail Knowles Region 3
  • Colorado Fund for Children and Public Education (COFCPE) – Kenneth Nova
  • Past JCEA-R President – Gail Knowles and Donna Johnson