WSTA Elections Notice

Declaration of Candidacy Forms Due
May 14th at 5pm

Positions Available

Executive Board Members (3)
State Council

Declaration of Candidacy Statements

President: Doug Knepp

“I would be honored to continue my work on behalf of members of WSTA as president. During my initial 2 year term I have been able to build organizing capacity, communication and member engagement. Thank you for your support!” 


Secretary: Colby Kurtz

No statement provided


Exec Board: Carmen Wright

“I am running for reelection as an Executive Board Member At Large. I have also served on the LCAP and Labor Relations committees. I will continue to advocate for teachers. It would be an honor to continue to represent you.” 


Exec Board: Catherine Cramer

“I have been a counselor at River City High School for the past 15 years serving our great community. Prior to that, I was a school teacher. I am presently on the Executive Board. I am on our School Site Council as Secretary.  I look forward to representing our WSTA members.”


Exec Board: Jessica Pagan

“I would like to continue my work as a WSTA Executive Board member by advocating for our members’ best interests and keeping students at the center of our organization’s focus. I have served for 3 previous terms and have helped with scholarship fundraising, event organizing, and labor relations. Thank you!”


State Council: Naqiba Gregory

“I have been on State Council for the past three years and have worked diligently at my role on the Civil Rights in Education Committee. I am dedicated to improving education for teachers and students and believe in equity for all. I would be honored to continue to serve.”


State Council Alternate: Jessica Pagan

“Being State Council Alternate would give me the opportunity to continue my work with learning about the CTA issues that impact our local organization. I look forward to learning more about the operations of state council and to step into an active role should it become necessary.”