Executive Committee

CASE is the primary organization for special education leaders and serves as the national voice for public education in Washington, D.C. The executive committee is comprised of elected officers and appointed committee chairpersons. Most executive committee members began volunteering with CASE as a committee member. Please see the Committee page here if you are interested in committee work. 

Executive Committee
  Name Leadership Bio Position District State
Picture of Kevin Rubenstein, CASE President Elect Dr. Kevin Rubenstein President Bio Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Elmhurst School District 205 IL
 Joe Kwisz Joe Kwisz President-Elect Bio Executive Director Old National Trail Special Services IN
Kindel Mason Kindel Mason Past-President Bio Director of Special Services Twin Falls School District ID
 Dr. Damita James Dr. Damita James Treasurer Bio Assistant Director Middle Georgia RESA GA
 Chrissy Peterson Chrissy Peterson Secretary Bio Special Services Director Meade School District SD
Picture of Eric Hoppstock, CASE Unit Development Chair Eric Hoppstock Unit Development Chair Bio Superintendent Berrien Regional Education Service Agency MI
Picture of Mary Lynn Boscardin, CASE Journal Editor Dr. Mary Lynn Boscardin Journal Editor Bio Professor, Special Education University of Massachusetts Amherst MA
Ramona Lee Ramona Lee Professional Development Chair   Director, Special Education West Ada School District ID
  Dr. Richard Templeton Product Review Chair Bio Supervisor of Student Services Muscle Shoals City Schools AL
Nora Boettcher Nora Boettcher Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair Bio MTSS Implementation Supervisor University of Arizona AZ
Cherie Johnson Cherie Johnson Policy and Legislative Chair Bio Executive Director Goodhue County Education District MN
   Dr. Will Hunter Research Chair Bio Associate Professor of Special Education  University of Memphis  TN
Melissa Taylor Melissa Taylor Membership Chair Bio Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Belleville Township High School District 201 IL
 Dr. Lisa Hughes Dr. Lisa Hughes Member At Large Bio  Director of Student Services and Special Education Norwich Public Schools CT
 William Jeffreys William Jeffreys Member At Large Bio  Director of Special Education Pottstown School District PA