Your CEA Executive Board works hard to advocate on your behalf at the local, state, and even national level. Get to know them!

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Katie Nash


I am honored, proud and excited to serve as your CEA President. I currently teach Biology at Chandler High School and am a mom to two amazing young women who attend public school in Chandler. I am a product of strong public schools in NY. I have been a union member since I entered teaching in 2003. I wholeheartedly believe that the strength of the union is its members. Together, we are stronger.

Heather Tawney

Vice President of
Association Representatives

I am a sixth grade teacher at Ryan Elementary. It is an honor and pleasure to serve teachers and students on the CEA board. I am excited to work with our board to advocate for the teaching profession.

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Susan Skousen

Vice President of

I am delighted to serve as a Vice President for our Association. I have been teaching since 1992 and have been proud to call CUSD my home for all of those years. It is a pleasure to work with our Executive Board to serve the educators in Chandler.

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Monika Beauvais Landi

Vice President of

I am the general music teacher at Fulton Elementary. Thank you for the opportunity to serve as the Vice President of Membership. I believe that there is strength in our collective voice. I will continue supporting CEA’s growth by ensuring members and potential members feel supported, heard, and valued. Together, we must continue to advocate for positive change in our profession and for our students.

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Jennifer Chastain

Vice President of
Political Action

Caroline Hall

Corresponding Secretary

I am currently teaching Environmental Science at Perry High School, although I have taught all the way down to the first grade. I believe that working in education is truly one of the most meaningful ways we can improve the world we live in. Supporting that ideal is one of the reasons I joined CEA. Too often, education has not been made a priority in Arizona and I know that we are stronger when we stand together. I appreciate the opportunity to serve and look forward to standing with you.

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Cassandra Skufca

Recording Secretary

I am excited and thankful to be not only a CEA member but also to serve as the CEA Recording Secretary on the Executive Board. Currently, I work at Basha High in the ELA Department. I look forward to working with you all!

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Karla Palafox


I am a 6th grade teacher at Hartford Elementary, and I have been teaching for 23 years. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve as your treasurer, and I am looking forward to working with the Executive Board and our members to help our local association grow stronger. Together, we will continue to advocate for our students and our profession.