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Penton Media's Public Infrastructure Group
Joe Agron
Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher
Phone: (215) 752-2787

Joe Agron is the editor-in-chief/associate publisher of American School & University magazine. For more than 80 years, AS&U has been the leading education facilities/business publication for school and university administrators.

Joe has overseen AS&U's editorial direction for more than 25 years, and has helped influence and shape national school infrastructure issues. He has been sought out for comments by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, ABC News and CNN, and assisted with the introduction of the Education Infrastructure Act of 1994.

Joe also authors a number of industry-exclusive reports. His "Facilities Impact on Learning" series of special reports won national acclaim and helped bring the poor condition of the nation's schools to the attention of many in the U.S. Congress, U.S. Department of Education and the White House.
Steven Averett
Managing Editor / Content Products Director
Phone: (770) 618-0202
Steven Averett is managing editor for AS&U and serves as content products director for several Penton properties. He previously served as editor of Waste360 and content director for the Penton waste group, and has covered a range of topics during his career including aviation, education, industrial engineering, waste and recycling, and video games. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia.
Kimberlee Payton-Jones
Associate Editor
Phone: (770) 618-0135
Jennifer Ray
Senior Art Director
Phone: (913) 967-1793

Jennifer Ray, senior art director, has been with AS&U since 1998. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas.

Editorial Contributors

  • Stephen Ashkin
  • C. William Day
  • James E. Rydeen
  • Association of School Business Officials International
  • American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education

Editorial Advisory Board

  • David M. Hill, Executive Director of Facilities/Operations, Blue Valley School District No. 229, Overland Park, Kan.
  • Bruce Mather, Executive Director of Facilities Management, Elmhurst College, Ill.
  • Bryan C. McGair, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Support Services, Medford Township Public Schools, N.J.
  • Martin Montaño, Capital Projects Administrator, Rio Rancho, N.M.
  • James E. Rydeen, FAIA, Armostrong Torseth Skold and Rydeen, Inc., Minneapolis

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Joe Agron
Associate Publisher/Editor-in-Chief/Eastern and Midwest Region Sales
AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IN, KS, KY, MA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV, Eastern Canada: Ontario, Quebec
Phone: (215) 752-2787

Michael Levinson
Western Regional Sales Manager
AR, AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, LA, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY, Western Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba
Phone: (480) 473-4800

Wright's Media
Phone: (877) 652-5295

Molly Roudebush
Senior Marketing Manager
Phone: (913) 967-1960

Jennifer Ray
Marketing Specialist
Phone: (913) 967-1793

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David Kieselstein
Chief Executive Officer

Nicola Allias
Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President

Robert MacArthur
Senior Vice President


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