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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

John Hakala, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Alabama

Josh Laney, Ed.S., Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Arkansas

Randy L. Prather, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Arizona

William Higgins, State Apprentice Program Coordinator

State Apprenticeship Agency

California

Douglas Howell, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

California

Eric Rood, Chief Division of Apprenticeship Standards

State Apprenticeship Agency

California

Aaron Wall, Deputy Regional Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Colorado

Cynthia McLain, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Connecticut

Todd Berch, Apprenticeship Program Manager

State Apprenticeship Agency

District of Columbia

Lewis Brown, Program Manager

State Apprenticeship Agency

District of Columbia

Hughes McLean, Apprenticeship Training Representative

Office of Apprenticeship

Delaware

Barry Butler, Apprenticeship & Training Manager

State Apprenticeship Agency

Florida

Kathleen Taylor, Bureau Chief, Florida Department of Education

State Apprenticeship Agency

Georgia

Charles Chambers, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Guam

Phyllis Topasna, Program Coordinator

State Apprenticeship Agency

Hawaii

Harrison H Kuranishi,

State Apprenticeship Agency

Iowa

Greer Sisson, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Idaho

Robert Snyder, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Illinois

Kimberly Jones, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Indiana

John Delgado, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Kansas

Chastity Troxel, Apprenticeship Coordinator

State Apprenticeship Agency

Kentucky

Michelle DeJohn, Deputy Exceutive Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Louisiana

Joseph Hollins, Director of Apprenticeship

State Apprenticeship Agency

Massachusetts

Patrick Mitchell, Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Maryland

Chris MacLarion, Program Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Maine

Joan Dolan, Director of Apprenticeship

State Apprenticeship Agency

Michigan

Russell Davis, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Minnesota

John Aiken, Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Missouri

Debra Cremeens-Risinger, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Mississippi

Brenda L. Myers, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Montana

James Reardon, State Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

North Carolina

Kathryn P. Castelloes, Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

North Dakota

Barry Dutton, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Nebraska

James Wightman, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

New Hampshire

Lauren Smith, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

New Jersey

Michael Blatt, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

New Mexico

Katrina Vigil, State Apprenticeship Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Nevada

Richard J. Williams, State Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Nevada

Douglas Howell, Multi-State Navigator

Office of Apprenticeship

New York

Chris Pinheiro, State Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Ohio

Rebecca DeMatteis, Executive Administrator

State Apprenticeship Agency

Oklahoma

Robert "Bob" Couse, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Oregon

Lisa Ransom, Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Pennsylvania

Tara Loew, Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Puerto Rico

Christine Carreras, Senior Apprenticeship Consultant

State Apprenticeship Agency

Rhode Island

Beth Ashman, Apprenticeship Systems Manager

State Apprenticeship Agency

Rhode Island

Sherri Scalzo, Supervisor of Apprenticeship & Training

State Apprenticeship Agency

South Carolina

Charles Vaughan, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

South Dakota

John Bolger, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Tennessee

Mike Nelson, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Texas

Lee Price, Texas State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Utah

Patsy "Pat" Miller, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Virginia

Trish Morrison, Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Virgin Islands

Shenika Sebastien, State Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Vermont

Judy Bourbeau, Director of Apprenticeship

State Apprenticeship Agency

Washington

Jody Robbins, Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

Wisconsin

Joshua Johnson, Bureau Director

State Apprenticeship Agency

West Virginia

Kenneth Milnes, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship

Wyoming

Michael Broad, State Director

Office of Apprenticeship