Get to know Your Leaders

President Teresa Knapp Gordon

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President Gordon is a 23 year veteran Little Rock School District educator.  She has served in the LREA as a Building Rep, a Board Member, Committee Member, Vice President, and Negotiations Chair.  She has served at the state level as a Board Member and Committee Member.  She has served at the National level as a delegate to the Annual Representative Assembly and as a State Coordinator for the National Council of Urban Education Associations.  She is a National Board Certified Teacher is certified in Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Library Media and Information Science, and Social Studies.  

Vice President Brittani Brooks

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Brittani Brooks has been the LREA Vice President for three years.  She is a middle school Library Media Specialist and is assigned to Pulaski Heights Middle Schools. She also serves on the AEA Board of Directors and has been a delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly for numerous years. Brittani is passionate about her work at school and in the LREA and is a strong advocate for employees and students.

Treasurer LaKeitha Austin

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LaKeitha Austin has served as LREA Treasurer for four years.  She is a middle school Career Technical Education Teacher and is assigned to Cloverdale Middle School.  LaKeitha also serves as the Alternate NEA Director for the state of Arkansas and has been a delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly for several years.  She is a strong and fierce advocate for public schools.

Secretary Amanda Mamula

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Amanda Mamula has served as the LREA Secretary for two years.  She is an Art Teacher and is assigned to Williams Magnet Elementary School.  She was a LREA Board Member before being elected as Secretary.  Amanda has served on AEA committees and has been a delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly for several years.  Amanda has coordinated our Art Builds and is passionate about art in education.  She is a passionate voice for our profession and her field.