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CTE Organizational Chart

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


Erin Britt, Support Staff
Supporting Jonathan Frey
Educator Licensing, Legislative Initiatives
Phone: (801) 538-7942 | E-mail


Brent Cox, Specialist
Construction and Structural Systems, Graphic Design and Communication, Auto, Aviation, Diesel, SkillsUSA
Phone: (801) 538-7855 | E-mail

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


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


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

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


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


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

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

Ashley Higgs, Education Specialist
CTE K-8 Education: College and Career Awareness, Digital Literacy, Keyboarding, Word Processing
CTE Scholarship and Tuition Awards
Teaching as a Profession, Educators Rising
Phone: (801) 538-7594 | E-mail


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


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

Murray Meszaros, Education Specialist
Civil Rights
Phone: (801) 538-7870 | 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


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


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

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


Elna Shelley, Program Specialist
Adobe Sign, Finance Processing, FINET/RFPs, Membership Monitoring, Summer Conference Budgets
Phone: (801) 538-7847 | E-mail

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


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


Janice Whatcott, Support Staff
ADA Document Preparation, Customer Service, Finances, General Specialist Support, Legislative Initiatives, MIDAS, Skill Certification 
Phone: (801) 538-7662 | E-mail


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