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Mateo Arteaga
Central Washington University
Program Director
Yakima, WA

Vice President
Kate Twombly
Genesee Community College
Adult Educational Opportunity Center (AEOC)
Batavia, NY

Ansley Booker
Mercer University
Interim Director
Educational Opportunity Center
Macon, GA

Tonya Harris

Tonya K. Harris
Director EOC and ETS
Arkansas Northeastern College
Blytheville, AR

Tonya Harris has served as Director of TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) and Educational Talent Search at Arkansas Northeastern College since 2012.  She was an Education Advisor for EOC from 2003-2011.  Tonya earned an AA and AAS from Arkansas Northeastern College, a Bachelor of Science Management-Human Resources for Arkansas State University, and a Master of Science in Operations Management- Human Resources.

Past Officers


Past President
Cyndi Harrelson
Trident Technical College
Educational Opportunity Center
Charleston, SC

Since 2006, Cyndi has been the Administrative Assistant at the Educational Opportunity Center at Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC. She earned a Diploma from Trident Technical College in Office Systems Technology in 2000 and a Bachelor's of Liberal Arts with a minor in Business Administration at Limestone College in 2016. Cyndi has worked with the NEOCA Executive Board since 2007 and has previously served as Secretary (2011-2012), Vice President (2012-2014) and President (2014-2018).