Angie Whitaker, CAE, Executive Director
Angie Whitaker currently serves as the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) Executive Director. Angie has worked for the association since February 2003. During this time with the association she has had the opportunity to work firsthand with the NASCLA Executive Officers, Board of Directors, Committees, and Members.
NASCLA also publishes theNASCLA Contractors Guides to Business, Law and Project Management publications for over 30 state agencies for candidates that are studying for their contractor’s license along with other consumer awareness publications.
Angie graduated from Arizona State University with her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from the Hugh Downs School of Human Communications in December 1999. Angie received her Master Certificate in Business Management from Tulane University Freeman School of Business and has received her Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification through the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).
Angie is active with the Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB) and is a FARB Governing Member. Angie also is a member of the Arizona Society of Association Executives (AzSAE) where she has served in many leadership capacities as the former President, Past President, Vice President and Board of Director. Also, she is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Council on Licensure Enforcement & Regulation (CLEAR).
Linda Turnage, Business Development Director
Linda Turange serves as NASCLA's Business Development Director and joined the NASCLA Staff on January 8, 2019. Her primary responsibilities are business development pertaining to all aspects of the association including, but not limited to, membership, education, partnerships and strategic development. She works closely with the NASCLA Executive Director on NASCLA Board of Directors and Committee Strategic Planning Initiatives and Goals to ensure success. Linda oversees and assists with the NASCLA Contractors Committee and NASCLA Model Legislation Committee. Linda has 20 years of experience in business development, team management and strategic development. She is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management. As an accomplished association General Manager and hospitality Sales/Management professional, she contributes creative new business development approaches, personalized member experiences and extensive event planning.
Jacquie Wilberscheid, Education Manager
Jacquie Wilberscheid currently serves as NASCLA's Education Manager. Jacquie joined the NASCLA Staff in April of 2013. Her primary responsibilities are to oversee all aspects of the NASCLA Accredited Examination Program, assisting the NASCLA Accredited Examination Program Committee and NASCLA Technology Committee while focusing on Special Association Projects with the Executive Director and Business Development Director. Jacquie also works closely with NASCLA's publishing team to ensure the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management editions are updated as needed to ensure the highest level of customer service to our NASCLA State Members, Testing Providers, and Vendors. In May of 2007, Jacquie graduated from Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree with an emphasis in Marketing. She also has a strong background in the Hospitality Industry, previously working as a Catering Coordinator at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix.
Hannah Mount, Program & Marketing Coordinator
Hannah Mount currently serves as NASCLA’s Program & Marketing Coordinator. Hannah joined the NASCLA Staff in October of 2018. Her primary responsibility is to assist the Business Development Director with all aspects of NASCLA's Programs and Events, while focusing on marketing and social media. Hannah provides support when needed regarding publications and the bookstore. She works closely with NASCLA's Executive Director, Business Development Manager, Education Manager, Publications & Education Coordinator and Executive Assistant to carry out association projects. In April of 2017, Hannah graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing.
Christina Turpin, Executive Assistant
Christina Turpin serves as NASCLA’s Executive Assistant. Christina joined the NASCLA Staff in August 2019. Her primary responsibility is to assist NASCLA’s Executive Director. She provides high-level administrative support and assists the Executive Director with all initiatives and special projects, as well as providing support to the NASCLA Board of Directors. Christina works closely with NASCLA’s Board of Directors and Committees, Business Development Director, Education Manager, Program & Marketing Coordinator and Publications & Education Coordinator to carry out association projects. Christina graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Northern Arizona University.
Emilia Stoppa, Publications & Education Coordinator
Emilia Stoppa currently serves as NASCLA's Publications & Education Coordinator. Emilia joined the NASCLA Staff the summer of 2018 as an intern. She officially joined the staff in May of 2020. Her primary responsibility is to provide knowledge on various NASCLA programs and NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management publications to state contractor licensing candidates. Emilia also processes and ships all NASCLA bookstore and purchase orders out of the NASCLA Warehouse and maintains day-to-day office duties. She works closely with NASCLA's Executive Director, Business Development Director, Education Manager, Program & Marketing Coordinator, and Executive Assistant to carry out association projects. In May of 2020, Emilia graduated from the Boise State University with a Bachelor of Marketing and a minor in Non-Profit Management.