ACERT History

Member Recognition

Past Presidents


Duane Pierce

1975 - 1976


Jane Van Valkenburg

1976 - 1978


George Pales

1978 - 1980


Gary Lauer

1980 - 1982


Wynn J. Harrison

1982 - 1984


Rex Profit

1984 - 1986


TerriAnn L-W Norcutt

1986 - 1988


Royal Domingo

1988 - 1991


Deborah Baker

1991 - 1993


Diane M. Kawamura

1993 – 1995


John P. Lampignano

1995 - 1997


Rees Stuteville

1997 – 1999


Gina M. Rigoni

1999 - 2001


Beth L. Vealé

2001 - 2003


Alberto Bello, Jr.

2003 - 2005


Leslie E. Kendrick

2005-2007


Bette A. Schans

2007-2009


Chad Hensley

2009-2011


Ray Winters

2011-2013


Starla Mason

2013-2015


Cheryl O. Dubose

2015-2017


Tanya D. Nolan

2017-2019


Mary C. Doucette

2019-2021

Outstanding Educators



Charles A. Jacobi

October 1981


Kenneth L. Bontrager

October 1983


Phillip W. Ballinger

October 1986


Jane Van Valkenburg

October 1986


Ward M. Keller

October 1989


Thomas L. Kraker

February 1994


Roland W. Clements

February 1997


John P. Lampignano

February 2001


Diane M. Kawamura

January 2002


Linda K. Holden

February 2005


Bette A. Schans

February 2010


Chad Hensley

February 2020


Tanya Nolan

February 2022

Life Members



Jane Van Valkenburg

February 2, 2006


Royal W. Domingo

February 2, 2006


Paul T. Ichino

February 1, 2007


Diane M. Kawamura

February 6, 2014


William J. Callaway

January 26, 2017


Wynn J. Harrison

January 26, 2017


George Pales

January 26, 2017


Bette A. Schans

January 26, 2017


John P. Lampignano

February 7, 2019


Nancy J. Perkins

February 7, 2019


Ray Winters

February 7, 2019


Beth L. Vealé

February 10, 2022

Jacobi Memorial Lecture


Jane Van Valkenburg

February 3, 2000


Royal W. Domingo

January 31, 2002


Diane M. Kawamura

February 3, 2005


John P. Lampignano

February 11, 2010


Bette A. Schans

February 4, 2015


Robert J. Walker

February 5, 2020