Kansas Postsecondary Technical Education Authority Members

The Kansas Postsecondary Technical Education Authority (TEA) was established by the Kansas Legislature in 2007. As delineated through legislation, the TEA functions under the auspices of the Kansas Board of Regents and makes recommendations to the Regents regarding the coordination, statewide planning, and improvements/enhancements to the postsecondary technical education system in Kansas. The TEA is comprised of 12 appointed members:

Ray Frederick, Jr. (Chair)
Frederick PLBG. & HTG. Inc.
Wichita, Kansas

Jason Cox 
Cox Machine, Inc.
Wichita, Kansas

Sabrina Korentager
KUMC
Kansas City, Kansas

Eddie Estes
Western Kansas Manufacturers Association
Dodge City, Kansas

Mike Johnson
M&M Equipment Co.
Great Bend, KS 

Rita Johnson
Wichita, KS 

Dong Quach
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
Kansas City, Kansas

Bret Spangler (Vice Chair)
Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Topeka, Kansas

Debra Mikulka
Chanute, KS

Mike Beene
Kansas Department of Commerce
Topeka, Kansas

Lana Gordon, Secretary
Kansas Department of Labor
Topeka, Kansas

Stacy Smith
Kansas State Department of Education
Topeka, Kansas