Region 5

Region 5
Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Regional Director:
Alice Duhon-Ross,
Walden University

Email: myal7583@suddenlink.net

Colorado NAMEChapter
Co-President
Maria Gabriel

Equity and Diversity Coordinator
Poudre School District
2407 LaPorte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 490-3098
Cell: (970) 566-1473
Email: mgabriel@psdschools.org

CO NAME Co-President
Jan Perry Evenstad

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Department of Elementary, Linguistically Diverse, K-12 & Secondary Education
Campus Box 21 P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Email: evenstad@msudenver.edu
Phone: 303-556-3337

Kansas NAME Chapter President
Lorie Cook-Benjamin

Teacher Education Program
Rarick Hall -240
FHSU
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
785-628-5847
Email: llcookbenjamin@hsu.edu or llcookbenjamin@gmail.com,

Louisiana NAME Chapter
Donna Grant, Chapter President

E-mail: younglearning@aol.com

Missouri NAME Chapter President
Omiunota Ukpokodu

University of MO-Kansas City
309 School of Education, Teacher Education
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City MO 64110
Office: 816.235.2469
Fax: 816.235.5270
Email: ukpokodun@umkc.edu

Texas NAME Chapter President
Diana  Linn

Associate Professor/Chair
Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
KL 416C
Texas A&M International University  
Laredo, TX 78041
Tel. (956) 326-2677
Fax (956) 326-2429
Email: dlinn@tamiu.edu

Texas NAME website