SkillsUSA Kansas Board of Directors

Cassandra Puletapuai

Alumni Representative

Craig Bennington

Business and Industry Representative

David Praiswater

Middle School Representative

Deb Hargrove

Alumni Representative

Denver Mishler

Business and Industry Representative

Eric Tincher

Corporate Representative

Frank Avila

Postsecondary Representative

James Wilson

Business and Industry Representative, Board President

Steve Polley

Postsecondary Representative

Business and Industry Representative

2019 - 2020
Kansas Board of Directors

Becky Warren

David Praiswater, Washburn Institute of Technology

Crystal Roberts, Kansas Board of Education

Eric Tincher, Kansas Board of Regents

Vacant, Kansas State Department of Education

     Need a Middle School Connection

Alan Beck, Hutchinson Career Tech Ed Academy

Carey Keller, Winfield High School - Secretary

Kevin Bronson, Paola High School - President Elect

PJ Reilly, Wichita Public Schools Districts, Treasurer

Frank Avila, Manhattan Area Technical College

James Carmack, Kansas City KS Community College

Steve Polley, Pittsburg State University

Cassandra Puletapuai, Alumni

Deb Hargrove, Alumni

Kent Thomas, Alumni, Past President

Tori Magnett, Alumni, Financial Officer

Craig Bennington, Textron Aviation

Denver Mishler, Textron Aviation

Rod Murphy, DEPCO, LLC

James Wilson, ICS Collision Center, President

Zach Zimmerman, Spirit Aerosystems

Allie Brodbeck, HS Student Rep

Becky Warren, Director

Bruce Fritz, WSU Tech Facilities Host Rep
Jillene Cunningham, HCC Facilities Host Rep
Juan Colegio,
PS Student Rep

Travis Riebel, HCTEA Facilities Host Rep

Kansas State Director

Becky Warren is a Public Service Executive serving as the SkillsUSA Kansas State Advisor since 2013.
Her role is to support the integration of Career Technical Student Organizations within the classroom, to provide teaching and learning through innovative programs, business and industry and community partnerships and leadership experiences at the school, state and national levels. Becky supports Career Technical Educators as together they strive to support the Kansas Vision in leading the world in the success of each student.

Mrs. Warren earned an Associate in Arts in Elementary Education, then went on for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems at Friends University. After that she went on to do some graduate work at Friends University in Business Administration.

Prior to working for the Kansas Department of Education, Becky spent thirteen years at Labette Community College serving in many roles such as, Adjunct Instructor, Perkins Coordinator, Research Specialist, and Project Assistant serving Business and Industry Partners. Before working at Labette Community College, Becky owned and ran her own business, “Country Cakes” for fifteen years.

The 2020 SkillsUSA Kansas Theme

The SkillsUSA Kansas Board of Directors is a select group of individuals, dedicated to making a different in the lives of students. 
Our Goal is to ensure that every student can end 2020 saying
"I'm Ready". 

Become a Board Member

Interested in joining as a SkillsUSA Kansas Board Memebr?

Complete the form below to apply as a future SkillsUSA Kansas Board Member and serve students in Kansas for years to come. 


900 SW Jackson Street | Suite 653

Topeka, KS 66612

Tel: 620-820-9367

  • White Facebook Icon
  • LinkedIn
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Twitter Icon

© 2020 by SkillsUSA Kansas. Created by AR | Designs