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State Staff


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SkillsUSA Massachusetts is managed by a full-time Executive Director, 8 part-time consultant staff and a team of volunteers. The Executive Director is selected and evaluated by SkillsUSA Massachusetts' Board of Directors who represent the four founding committees of our State Association. The Executive Director, part-time staff and staff volunteers, under the direction of the Executive Director are tasked with the management of SkillsUSA Massachusetts and are responsible for day-to-day operations as well as the achievement of the strategic goals and objectives of SkillsUSA Massachusetts through an annual program of work and calendar of events and activities.

Meet the State Staff

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Karen Ward, CSD

Executive Director

Katelyn Roberts, MAT

Student Leadership Manager

Pam Dorwin

Curriculum and Professional Development Manager

Carly Ward-Popek, MPA

Global Engagement and Communications Manager


Jared Berman, M.Ed.

Conference Logistics Manager


Meghan Lacasse, MAT

Exhibitor Relations Specialist


Brady McCarron

Alumni & Community Service Coordinator


Ricky Jordan

Student Activities Specialist

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Carol Olsen

Computer Operations Manager

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