Please find below information for your SkillsUSA NH State Staff.
About Mr. Brunk:
Joshua Brunk has been the Executive Director of SkillsUSA New Hampshire since July 2016. Joshua has served SkillsUSA since 2002. He has been involved in SkillsUSA as a student competitor, delegate, State Officer, Alumni and Advisor. In 2011 he earned his SkillsUSA National Statesmen’s Award and in 2014 earned his SkillsUSA Professional Development Program International Degree. He was also named in 2014 the National Outstanding Alumni of the Year. In 2019
Josh was named as the Region 1 Representative to the Alumni and Friends Association Executive Board and served in
the position for 1 year. He has led SkillsUSA NH to the State Standards of Excellence Award – Bronze Level in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Joshua holds an Associates degree in Hospitality Management and a Bachelors degree in Business Management from the Pennsylvania College of Technology. Joshua joined SkillsUSA New Hampshire after working for the following companies; The Hershey Company, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts and the Milton Hershey School.
“I am excited to be going into my 6th and final year as the Executive Director of SkillsUSA New Hampshire. SkillsUSA changes lives each and every day, I am proud to be apart of that change. Great things are happening here in NH and will only continue to get better!”
About Mr. Rhodes:
Jim Rhodes joins Mr. Brunk in the role of Executive Director of SkillsUSA New Hampshire as of August 2021 as we search for our new Executive Director for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years. Jim has been serving SkillsUSA since 2006. He has been involved in SkillsUSA as a student competitor, state delegate, Chapter Officer, Alumni, National Technical Committee Member, National Education Team Member, and State Board Member. He most recently served as the SkillsUSA Alumni and Friends Association’s Executive Chair and is a member of SkillsUSA New Hampshire’s Board of Directors. He was the initial sponsor of the Region 1 Statesman Award, which he was awarded in 2019. He also holds the Master level in SkillsUSA’s Professional Development Program.
Jim holds a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences and a Masters degree in Aviation Management from Dowling College. In addition to serving SkillsUSA New Hampshire, Jim is also a Department Manager for Delta Air Lines and an Adjunct Professor of Management at Vaughn College of Aeronautics.
“I am excited to be leading our organization through our transition to a new State Director with my colleague Mr. Brunk. Together we will set up our organization for continued success during this critical rebuilding year. I am looking forward to serving our students in the best way possible in our post pandemic world.”
Contact information for the Executive Directors:
Mr. Brunk: (717) 919-7978 Mr. Rhodes: (516) 998-6221
Assistant Executive Director
State Officer Team Advisor
Concord Regional Technical Center