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NAEE Standing Committees and Committee Members

The NAEE standing committees, a brief statement of their purposes, and the current members are listed below. Committee appointments are for three years and are renewable. Committee chair positions are generally for two years. Committee appointments and chair positions correspond to the calendar year. Please direct updates and changes to ksosin at


Awards and Professional Recognition
Membership (TBA)
Professional Development

NAEE chairs honored by the CEE President at the 2015 Fall Conference.

The Awards Committee shall advise and make recommendations to the Executive Committee on the recognition of outstanding contributions of research, leadership, and service to economic education.

Mary Suiter and Bonnie Meszaros, co-chairs
Steve Cobb 16
Cynthia Harter 16
Barb Flowers 16
James Wilcox 16
Selena Swartzfager, NAEE Liaison
Leslie Mace, Federal Reserve Liaison
Updated 12/21/2015

The Conference Committee shall organize and make recommendations to the Executive Committee on the Association's annual meeting. The Conference committee will seek advice from the National Council in planning the annual conference.

Maryann Hewitt and Gary Stone, Co-chairs
Brian Page, CEE Teacher Advisory Chair
Helen Roberts, Research Chair
Sue Owen, NAEE President-elect
Elena Zee, Arizona Council
Gwen Pajotte, CEE Liaison
Updated 12/21/2015

The International Committee shall advise and make recommendations to the Executive Committee on ways to foster cooperation and build ties between the Association and professional economic educators in other countries and increase the presence of international content in Association programs and publications.
International Breakfast at the 2015 CEE/NAEE fall conference.

Jim Dick, Chair
Stephen Day 2017
Hugo Eyzaguirre 2015
Leland Gustafson 2015
Joseph Defiglia 2016
Anthony Zambelli 2016
Laura Ewing 2016
Joe Feinberg 2016
Dennis Grogan 2016
Tawni Ferrarini 2016
Barbara Phipps 2016
Rita Littrell 2016
J.W. Fansler 2017
James Owen 2017
James B. Wilcox 2017
Sherilyn Narker, Federal Reserve Liaison
Mike Raymer, NAEE Liaison
Rosanna Castillo, CEE
Updated 12/21/2015
The Membership Committee is a new ad hoc committee for NAEE.
Bill Bosshardt and Kim Sosin, (Co-chairs)
Patty Palmer, NAEE Liaison
Mary Suiter, Federal Reserve Liaison
Updated 12/21/2015
The Professional Development Committee shall advise and make policy recommendations to the Executive Co mmittee regarding ways to enhance the professional skills of all members of the network. The Committee shall plan and host the spring NAEE meeting as directed by the Executive Committee to enhance the skills and knowledge of members.
Mike Raymer, Chair
Jennifer Davidson
David Dieterly
Greg Huff
Nancy Harrison
Jim Charkins
Judith Dymond
Mary Ann Hewitt
Andrew Hill
Jean Kujawa
Sharon Laux
Jennifer Logan
David Martin
Mitchel Masucci
Wanda McAbee
Lynne Roach
Mary Suiter
Michele Wulff
Hal Wendling
Princeton Williams, Federal Reserve Liaison
Gwen Pajotte
Jennifer Davidson (NAEE liaison)
Sue Owens (NAEE President)
Updated 12/21/2015

The Publications Committee shall review and make recommendations to the Executive Committee regarding Council for Economic Education materials including future publications and/or updates of current curricula, and for the endorsement of network-produced curricula.

Ruth Cookson and James Wilcox (Co-Chairs)
Lynne Stover 16
Kris Bertelsen 16
Marsha Masters 16
Mary Lynn Reiser15
Doug Haskell 14
Gary Stone 14
Grant Black 14
Sherilyn Narker 15
Steve Buckles 15
Jim Charkins 15
Janet Daniels 15
Penny Kugler 15
Steve Kinney, CEE 15
John LeFeber, CEE 15
Chris Caltabiano, CEE
Scott Wolla, Federal Reserve Liaison
Marsha Masters, NAEE Liaison
Updated 12/21/2015

The Research Committee shall advise and make recommendations to the Executive Committee on existing and future education research directions and opportunities for Association members.

Helen Roberts, Chair
John Swinton
Jane Lopus
Bill Bosshardt
Kim Sosin
Carlos Asarta
Helen Roberts
Sarah Finley, NAEE Liaison
Bill Walstad, JEE
Bill Bosshardt, CEE
Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Liaison
Updated 12/21/2015

The Technology Committee shall advise and make policy recommendations to the Executive Committee regarding ways to enhance the work of the network through the use of technology.

Shelby Frost and Kim Holder, Co-chairs
Grant Black*
Rob Clinton 16
Hugo Eyzaguirre 17
Tawni Ferrarini 16
Barb Flowers 16
Debbie Henney*
Matt Johnson 17
John Kessler*
Wanda McAbee 17
Beth Metzler 17
Patty Palmer 17
Lynn Roach 16
Helen Roberts 17
Jeff Sanson 17
Roberta Schroder 17
Kim Sosin 16
Phillip VanFossen 16
Gigi Wolf, Federal Reserve liaison 16
Chris Bujara, CEE liaison 17
Rita Littrell, NAEE liaison 16
*subject to membership renewal
revised 12/21/25