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Congratulations to our 2021-22 volunteer award recipients!

Association of Texas Professional Educators
Association of Texas Professional Educators

Date Posted: 8/15/2022

Volunteers are the lifeblood of this association, and during the recent ATPE Summit, July 6–8 in Grapevine, attendees took some time to recognize excellence among local units and campus representatives.

Floyd Trimble Local Unit of the Year Awards

The Floyd Trimble Local Unit of the Year Awards acknowledge the efforts and accomplishments of outstanding local units across the state.

Local Units with 1–200 Members
Rio Hondo ATPE, Region 1

2021-22 Officers: President Stephanie McIver, Vice President Marisela Yanez, Secretary Ilda Garcia, Treasurer Yesenia Hernandez

Finalists: Brazosport ATPE, Valley View (1) ATPE

Local Units with 201–500 Members
Nacogdoches ATPE, Region 7

2021-22 Officers: President Roya Dinbali, Vice President James Nicholas, Secretary Renee Holland, Treasurer Laura Treadaway

Finalists: Allen ATPE, Magnolia ATPE

Local Units with 501–1,000 Members
Leander ATPE, Region 13

2021-22 Officers: President Jeannette Whitt, Vice President Britney Taylor, Secretary Jennifer Bowland, Treasurer Mary Cathrine Dorney, Past President Phyllis Crider, Membership Chair Jayne Serna

Finalist: La Joya ATPE

Local Units with 1,001+ Members
Plano ATPE, Region 10

2021-22 Officers: President Caryn Bartle, Vice President Dennise Schuler, Secretary Ayanna Black, Treasurer Jennifer LeWinter, Past President Katy Matthews

Finalists: Denton ATPE, Katy ATPE

University Local Units
University of Houston–Downtown ATPE

2021-22 Officers: President Paloma Esparza, Officers Tonya Cruz and Jennifer Medina-Santana, Sponsor Bernardo Pohl

Finalist: Houston Baptist University ATPE

Doug Rogers Campus Representative of the Year Awards

The Doug Rogers Campus Representative of the Year Awards acknowledge those special ATPE volunteers who are fundamental to the continued growth and development of our grassroots organization.

Local Units/ISDs with 1–200 Members
Teresa Millard, Woden

Finalists: Eliamar Gomez, Valley View (1); Sharon Pintsch, Kerrville

Local Units/ISDs with 201–500 Members
LaMarcus Wallace, Nacogdoches

Finalist: Kori Simelaro, Keller

Local Units/ISDs with 501-1,000 Members
Lori Lyn, Alief

Finalists: Artemio Cantu, La Joya; Bertha Cantu, La Joya

Local Units/ISDs with 1,001+ Members
Clarice Cross, Plano

Finalists: LaErica Barcelona, Katy; Jay Guerrero, Cypress-Fairbanks