The ATPE House of Delegates
elects four state officers annually: president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. Along with the immediate past state president, these working educators form ATPE’s Executive Committee
Contact Julleen Bottoms
President Julleen Bottoms
, from Region 12, is a 24-year education veteran with 21 years under her belt as an ATPE member. Bottoms, who previously served as ATPE’s state secretary, treasurer, and vice president, is a K-5 technology applications teacher and campus technical specialist at Corsicana ISD.
State vice president
Contact Carl Garner
Vice President Carl Garner
, from Region 10, is an ARD chair and MTI/inclusion teacher at Mesquite High School with 16 years in education and as an ATPE member. Garner has served as ATPE’s state secretary and treasurer.
Byron W. Hildebrand
San Antonio ATPE
Contact Byron W. Hildebrand
Secretary Byron “Skip” Hildebrand
, from Region 20, is a retired math teacher with 31 years of experience in education and 23 years as an ATPE member. Hildebrand was the 2015-16 ATPE treasurer.
Contact Tonja Gray
Treasurer Tonja Gray
is a 28-year education veteran from Region 14. A 23-year ATPE member, Gray is a K-5 Literacy Success teacher in Abilene ISD.
Immediate state past president
Contact Cory Colby
Past President Cory Colby
, from Region 6, is a professor of history at Lone Star College. Previously he was an AP and dual credit government and US history teacher at Willis ISD. Colby, who has served as ATPE’s state president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer, has been an educator and an ATPE member for nine years.
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or call the ATPE state office at (800) 777-2873.