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CTE Organizational Chart

Thalea Longhurst
State Career and Technical Education Director
Phone: (801) 538-7889 | E-mail

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Saige Bowman, Education Specialist
Construction & Structural Systems, Graphic Design & Communication, Auto, Aviation, Diesel, SkillsUSA
Phone: (801) 538-7855 | E-mail

C

Andrea Curtin, Support Staff
Supporting Jeff McDonald and Thalea Longhurst
CTE Summer Conference, Data Assistant, CTSOs, Master Calendars, Office Management
Phone: (801) 538-7865 | E-mail

D

Buddy Deimler, Specialist
Agriculture, Welding and Machining, FFA
Phone: (801) 538-7856 | E-mail

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Hannah Ferris, Support Staff
Supporting Buddy Deimler, Kristina Yamada, Lola Shipp, Rachael Routt, Saige Bowman
Phone: (801) 538-7736 | E-mail

Shannon Fischio, Education Specialist
Web Management
Phone: (801) 554-1387 | E-mail

Jonathan Frey, Coordinator
CTE Career Pathways, CTE Skill Certification, Concurrent Enrollment, Licensing, Program Approval, ZAG
Phone: (801) 538-7852 | E-mail

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Libby Giles, Compliance Specialist
Monitoring: Compliance, Industry Certifications, Perkins, UMG
Phone: (801) 538-7875 | E-mail

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Maren Hansen, Education Specialist
Health Science, Personal Services, Protective Services, CERT, HOSA
Phone: (801) 538-7535 | E-mail

Breckon Heywood, Education Specialist
Career Connections, Financial Literacy, Work-Based Learning
Phone: (801) 538-7572 | E-mail

Ashley Higgs, Education Specialist
College and Career Awareness, Digital Literacy, K-12 Teaching as a Profession, Keyboarding
CTE Scholarship and Tuition Awards, Educators Rising
Teaching as a Profession, Educators Rising
Phone: (801) 538-7594 | E-mail

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Gaby Keough, Program Specialist
Adobe Sign, CTE Scholarships, Finance Processing, FINET/RFPs, Membership Monitoring, Summer Conference Budgets, Travel
Phone: (801) 538-7847 | E-mail

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Thalea Longhurst, State Director
Career and Technical Education
CTSOs, Section Finance and Budgeting
Phone: (801) 538-7889 | E-mail

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Jeff McDonald, Research Consultant
CTE Records Steward, Data Steward
Phone: (801) 538-7657 | E-mail

Wendi Morton, Coordinator
CTE Federal and State Programs and Funding, CTE Summer Conference, Imagine Academy, Perkins Liaison
Phone: (801) 538-7738 | E-mail

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Kerry Pack, Support Staff
Supporting Wendi Morton and Ephriam Zamora
Equipment Inventory and Tracking, Eventbrite, MIDAS, ZAG
Phone: (801) 538-7941 | E-mail

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Greg Richens, Education Specialist
CTE Skill Certification, Building Representative
Phone: (801) 538-7853 | E-mail

Racheal Routt, Education Specialist
Business, Finance and Marketing, Hospitality and Tourism, CTE Scholarships, DECA, FBLA
Phone: (801) 538-7946 | E-mail

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Lola Shipp, Education Specialist
Early Childhood Education, Food Science, Fashion Apparel and Textiles, Culinary Arts, Interior Design, EAC FCCLA
Phone: (801) 538-7890 | E-mail

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Susan Thomas, Communications Specialist
CTE Resources
Phone: (801) 538-7707 | E-mail

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Janice Whatcott, Support Staff
Supporting Jonathan Frey
Educator Licensing
Phone: (801) 538-7662 | E-mail

Colton Williams, Specialist
Architectural Design, Engineering, Manufacturing and Production, Mechanical Design, TSA 
Phone: (801) 538-7598 | E-mail

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Kristina Yamada, Education Specialist
Broadcasting and Digital Media, Cybersecurity, Digital Media, Information Technology, Programming and Software Development, Web Development, SkillsUSA
Phone: (801) 538-7849 | E-mail

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Ephraim Zamora, Education Specialist
Civil Rights,  Special Populations
Phone: (801) 538-7854 | E-mail