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Jim Blank

Jim Blank taught 6th grade in Manitowoc, WI for 22 years. In 1974, he was elected as a NEA Director for WI and served on the National Education Associationís (NEA) Board of Director for five (5) years. During that time, he served as Chairperson of the NEA Educational Finance Committee and was elected by the NEA Board to the NEA Budget Committee for four (4) years. Jim also served on the NEA Legislative Committee for six (6) years.

In 1984, Jim was elected President of the Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) a position he held for five (5) years. He served a President of the National Council of State Education Associations (NCSEA) for one (1) term. He also served as Chairperson and a Trustee on the WEA Trust Board of Directors for 14 years.

From 1989 to 1990, he worked as a staff assistant to Senate Majority Leader Joe Strohl.

In October of 1990, he was hired to be Executive Director of United Northeast Educators and served in that capacity until his retirement on January 1, 2007.

Jim currently serves as a WEAC Region 3 Retired representative on the WEAC Region 10/Retired Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Bay Lakes United Educators - Retired (BLUE-R), WEAC Retired and NEA Retired organizations



Current Directors

Jim Miller
Bill Fendel
   
Chuck Howard
Bob Schaefer
   
Dwayne Rohweder
Jeanne Stangl
   
Jerry Vreeland
Ann Wallace
   
Jim Munro
Paul Haubrich
   
Ralph Hoessel
Tom Speranza
   
Sandy Drew
Jim Skiles
   
Allen Knop
Jean M. Grosklaus
   
Bob Beglinger
Jim Blank
   
Miles Turner
Doug Chickering
   
Kathy Kruel
Bob Brooks
   
Diane Wilcenski
Jack Lawton
   
Shirley Sweet

Past Directors

Joan Calkins
Jack Stoddard
   
Jane Elmer
Berland Meyer
   
Millard Sussman
Larry Bundy
   
Verne Cutler
Judy Craig
   
Ollie Berg
Buzz Davis
   
David Bennett
Dale Burke
   
William Holahan
William Rowe

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