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State Offices

Our state offices are located across the nation to provide technical assistance and support to program sponsors, answer questions about the apprenticeship model, guide partners on each phase of developing a program, connect business to training providers, and advise partners on available funding sources to support apprenticeships. 

Learn more about the difference between the Office of Apprenticeship and State Apprenticeship Agencies. 

Alaska

Jacqueline Garcia, Alaska State Director

Alaska Apprenticeship Office

Alabama

Josh Laney, Alabama apprenticeship Director (SAA)

Alabama Office of Apprenticeship

Arkansas

Cynthia Mclain, State Director

Arkansas Apprenticeship Office

Arizona

Joann Bueno, Regional Program Manager

Arizona State Apprenticeship Agency

California

Aaron Wall, Deputy Regional Director

Apprenticeship Office - Pacific Islands

California

Douglas Howell, State Director

California Apprenticeship Office

Colorado

Denise Miller, State Director, Apprenticeship Colorado

Colorado State Apprenticeship Agency

Connecticut

Todd Berch, State Apprenticeship Director

Connecticut State Apprenticeship Agency

District of Columbia

Lewis Brown, Program Manager

District of Columbia State Apprenticeship Agency

Delaware

Jazelle Plummer, Apprenticeship & Training Manager

Delaware State Apprenticeship Agency

Florida

Kathryn Wheeler, Florida, Director of Apprenticeship (SAA)

Florida State Apprenticeship Agency

Georgia

Sonya Lovelady, Georgia Apprenticeship and Training Representative(OA)

Georgia Apprenticeship Office

Guam

Phyllis Topasna, Program Coordinator

Guam State Apprenticeship Agency

Hawaii

Leila Shar, Acting Program Manager

Hawaii State Apprenticeship Agency

Iowa

Kyle Whitaker, Acting State Director

Iowa Apprenticeship Office

Idaho

Robert Snyder, State Director

Idaho Apprenticeship Office

Illinois

Debra Cremeens-Risinger, State Director

Illinois Apprenticeship Office

Indiana

Tiffanie Clawson, State Director

Indiana Apprenticeship Office

Kansas

Shonda Anderson, Director of Apprenticeship and Internship

Kansas State Apprenticeship Agency

Kentucky

Marty Hammons, Kentucky SAA Director of Apprenticeship Education and Labor Cabinet

Kentucky State Apprenticeship Agency

Louisiana

Stephen Peychaud, Director of Apprenticeship

Louisiana State Apprenticeship Agency

Massachusetts

Margaret Gilligan, Program Director

Massachusetts State Apprenticeship Agency

Maryland

Chris MacLarion, Program Director

Maryland State Apprenticeship Agency

Maine

Joan Dolan, Director of Apprenticeship

Maine State Apprenticeship Agency

Michigan

Russell Davis, State Director

Michigan Apprenticeship Office

Minnesota

Erin Larsen, Director

Minnesota State Apprenticeship Agency

Missouri

Trace Laughery, State Director

Missouri Apprenticeship Office

Mississippi

Brenda Myers, Mississippi State Director(OA)

Mississippi Apprenticeship Office

Montana

Glen Disque, Director of Apprenticeship

Montana State Apprenticeship Agency

North Carolina

Chris Harrington, Director ApprenticeshipNC

North Carolina State Apprenticeship Agency

North Dakota

Barry Dutton, State Director

North Dakota Apprenticeship Office

Nebraska

James Wightman, State Director

Nebraska Apprenticeship Office

New Hampshire

Wynn Young, New Hampshire State Director

New Hampshire Apprenticeship Office

New Jersey

Michael Blatt, State Director

New Jersey Apprenticeship Office

New Mexico

Katrina Vigil, State Apprenticeship Director

New Mexico State Apprenticeship Agency

Nevada

Toni Giddens, State Apprenticeship Director

Nevada State Apprenticeship Agency

New York

Chris Pinheiro, State Director

New York State Apprenticeship Agency

Ohio

Holly Endicott, ApprenticeOhio Program Administrator

Ohio State Apprenticeship Agency

Oklahoma

Robert Couse, State Director

Oklahoma Apprenticeship Office

Oregon

Irene Aviles, Operations Manager

Oregon State Apprenticeship Agency

Pennsylvania

Tara Loew, Director

Pennsylvania State Apprenticeship Agency

Puerto Rico

Charles McNeil, Deputy Regional Director / State Director

Puerto Rico Apprenticeship Office

Rhode Island

Sherri Scalzo, Supervisor of Apprenticeship & Training

Rhode Island State Apprenticeship Agency

South Carolina

Cleveland Williams, South Carolina Apprenticeship Training Representative (OA)

South Carolina Apprenticeship Office

South Dakota

John Bolger, State Director

South Dakota Apprenticeship Office

Tennessee

Shalondria Shaw, Tennessee State Apprenticeship Director

Tennessee State Apprenticeship Agency

Texas

Lester Price, Texas State Director

Texas Office of Apprenticeship

Utah

Patsy Miller, State Director

Utah Apprenticeship Office

Virginia

Patricia Morrison, Director

Virginia State Apprenticeship Agency

Virgin Islands

Shenika Sebastien, State Director

Virgin Islands State Apprenticeship Agency

Vermont

Jay Ramsey, Director, Workforce Development Division Director, Registered Apprenticeship Program

Vermont State Apprenticeship Agency

Washington

Peter Guzman, Director

Washington State Apprenticeship Agency

Wisconsin

David Polk, Director

Wisconsin State Apprenticeship Agency

West Virginia

Kenneth Milnes, State Director

West Virginia Apprenticeship Office

Wyoming

Michael Broad, State Director

Wyoming Apprenticeship Office