Washington Teachers’ Union

Executive Board



Jacqueline Pogue Lyons

[email protected]

General Vice President

Regina Bell

[email protected]


Laura Fuchs 

[email protected]


Nadia Torney 

[email protected]


Vice Presidents

Elementary, Chrystal Puryear - coming soon

Junior High, James Isreal - [email protected]

Senior High, Maria Angala - [email protected]

Special Ed., Samantha Brown - [email protected]

Spec. Services, Madelynne Williams - [email protected]

Career Development, Andre Green - [email protected]


Members At-Large, Elementary

Rachel Thomas - [email protected]

Laurine Kennedy - [email protected]

Joyce Hill - [email protected]

Lagreta Pringle - [email protected]


Members At-Large, Junior High

Gleeson Young - [email protected]

Mike Patierno - coming soon


Members At-Large, Senior High

Rebecca Bradshaw-Smith - [email protected]



Members At- Large, Specialized Services

Kimberlynn Jurkowski - [email protected]

Darron Shell - [email protected]

Sean Perkins - [email protected]


Board of Trustees

Ron Edmonds - [email protected]

Kenneth Neat - [email protected]

Vacant Position



























The WTU also elects members to serve as delegates and as members of the Elections Committee for the American Federation of Teachers Convention and as Delegates to the Maryland / DC AFL-CIO Convention. The list of members representing the WTU is available here.