Geraldine Fauville

Assistant Professor at the University of Gothenburg

Géraldine Fauville is a researcher at the Department of Education, Communication and Learning. The focus of her research originates from her background as marine biologist and her deep interest in the impact of increased carbon dioxide (CO2) atmospheric concentration on marine environments. Her research, rooted in sociocultural traditions, aims to provide knowledge about how digital technologies support the development of ocean literacy with an emphasis on communicating about the ocean.

Géraldine has also been managing marine education projects in collaboration with Stanford University for the past ten years developing several types of digital learning resources for high school students focusing on marine education (Inquiry-to-Insight and Virtual Marine Scientist).

Géraldine is also a co-founder of the European Marine Science Educators Association aiming to empower formal and informal educators to teach about the marine environment but also to create a network of marine educator stakeholders willing to establish a more ocean literate future for our society. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. National Marine Educators Association (NMEA).

Carolyn Gentle-Genitty, PhD

Assistant Vice President for University Academic Policy & Director, University Transfer Office at Indiana University

A leader in transfer at the state and university level in Indiana, Dr. Carolyn Gentle-Genitty is well-known in her field for innovation, partnership, and valuing what students can buy with their transfer credit. She has launched and sustained various transfer initiatives from making transfer a priority through Caucus action, gaining data and student experiences for policy and practice decision-making to removing localized barriers with sending and receiving institutions and engaging in state policy implementation to finesse pathways and articulations in degree approvals.

She serves as IU’s lead on reciprocity agreements, feeder school relationships, guaranteed admissions pathways, credit evaluation and sits on the State-wide Transfer Articulation Leadership Committee, the Core Transfer Library Committee, Leadership member on all 20 Transfer Single Articulation Pathways Faculty panels for the state, and serves as the State’s representative to the Western Regional Higher Education Council. She was a key consult on the American Council on Education’s task force on transfer credit.

She is a tenured faculty member and serves as IU’s Assistant Vice President for University Academic Policy and Director of the university wide transfer office.

 

Willie D. Davis Jr

Willie D. Davis Jr. (Babakubwa Kweku), Ph.D.

Professor, Lansing Community College and Davenport University

A Professor at Lansing Community College and Davenport University, Dr. Davis has his Ph.D. in International and Comparative Education from Michigan State University and has taught for 50 years, 14 in the K-12 system, to include founding Pamoja-Na-Shule (Saturday School) for neighborhood children, and 40 years as an Adjunct Professor. He has spent 40 years in Public Health as a Consultant in areas of Health Education, Statistics, Chronic Disease Control, Community Organizing, Quality Control for Medicaid Screening and Minority Health. He has published in several journals and books and has traveled extensively to Africa and the Caribbean as well as to Australia, Europe, South America and Asia gathering material for the All Around the African World Museum and Resource Center of which he is the Curator/Director. He has also served as a board member of an African Centered School named after Malcolm X – El Hajj Malik El Shabazz,for 25 years and in the naming  of a street Malcolm X Blvd in Lansing, Mi. He has coordinated tours to Tanzania and Jamaica and helped develop Sister and Friendship City relationships in Ghana and Tanzania respectfully. He retains active membership in many African and African American organizations and others including the Lansing Juneteenth Scholarship and Education Committee and enjoys the distinction of attending as a vendor,  for every Juneteenth Celebration.

Ed Siffring

University Registrar Concordia University, Nebraska

With twenty years in his only registrar position, Ed has become the institutional memory he once would have consulted. Prior to Concordia for nearly a decade he was Cooperative Extension faculty for the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, holding BS and MS degrees in Agricultural Economics also from UNL. Ed is retired from the Nebraska Army National Guard. He and Brenda have two daughters and a son, all with degrees from AACRAO institutions. 

William 'Bill' Stanfill

Registrar, Cottey College

After serving in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years, Bill began teaching at the post-secondary level, primarily in technical schools.  He held Associate Dean and Academic Chair positions before becoming a registrar and academic scheduler.  Most recently he was the campus director of a career school in Jackson, MS.  Bill has a B.S. in Physics from the University of Kentucky and an M.A. in Procurement Management from Webster College.  He and his wife Colleen have two sons, one daughter, and three grandchildren.

Dr. Meghan Arias

University Registrar, Marymount University

Over the past ten years, she has served in various registrar office roles, including as an Associate Registrar at George Mason University and Deputy Registrar at George Washington University. Dr. Arias has spent her professional career in higher education focusing on serving students and working to remove barriers to their success. She earned her M.S. in Education Psychology and Ph.D. in Education with a primary focus in Higher Education Administration and secondary specialization in Education Technology from George Mason University.

Margaret Herron

University Registrar, Ottawa University

Holly Duckworth

Certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator, Speaker & Author

Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP, LSP is a trailblazing keynote speaker and applied mindful leadership advisor. As a contributor to the New York Times, Producer/Host of the Everyday Mindfulness Show, and columnist to countless industry publications she works with stressed-out leaders to create, peace, presence, and profits. Holly’s career began in the world of non-profits and volunteer leadership teaching thousands of association staff and volunteers how to “reboot” for success. Today she takes the best of her strategic vision expertise, blends it with mindful leadership practices and her event background to curate experiential events that change hearts, minds and companies.

Our world has become mind less. Through mindfulness training Holly works with you to know what mindfulness is, what it is not. Then apply your mindfulness techniques to produce more productive and profitable organizations.

Holly’s was named Meetings Today 2018 Trend Setter for her applied mindfulness work and 2016 Smart Meetings Woman of the Year. Her podcast the Everyday Mindfulness Show and book were named top resources for mindful leadership in 2018. Holly’s current book Mindful Leadership: The Stress-Free Guide to leadership is a best seller and her award-winning book Ctrl+Alt+Believe: Reboot Your Association For Success has won two national awards. Holly believes mindfulness builds leaders and organizations that work for everyone.

For more on her thought leadership visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/hduckworth/

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Charmaine Hack

Charmaine Hack

Project Chair and Past President (2018 to 2021) ARUCC; Registrar, Ryerson University

Kathleen Massey

Kathleen Massey

Board President, Groningen Network; Associate Vice President, University of Lethbridge

Jacquelyn Rogers

Coordinator of Transfer and Articulation at the College of Southern Maryland

Jacqui Rogers is the Coordinator of Transfer and Articulation at the College of Southern Maryland. In May 2019, Jacqui completed her Master of Arts Degree in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution from Salisbury University. She has previously worked at Salisbury University, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Wesley College. Jacqui also serves on the AACRAO Transfer Success Workgroup, the NACADA Advising Community on Transfer Students Directorate, and Communications Coordinator for the Maryland Community College Transfer and Articulation Affinity Group.

Joanne Duklas

Past President, ARUCC (2012)| President, Duklas Cornerstone Consulting Inc.

Joanne Duklas is an award-winning leader in higher education who leads her own consulting firm in higher education providing research and consulting support to governments, institutions and sector organizations. She also currently serves as the executive lead for the ARUCC National Network project which has created MyCreds™ | MesCertif™, a national document exchange highway and credential wallet for learners that delivers digitized badges, micro-credentials, documents, transcripts, and diplomas on behalf of Canadian colleges and universities.

Joanne has been formally recognized in her field provincially, nationally, and more recently, internationally with the Distinguished Service Award (2020)  by the American Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC). She is considered an expert in the higher education field and has authored several publications, presentations, and keynote addresses to advance best practice, standards, transfer, and student mobility.

Joanne is a member of several national and international organizations including the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC - Honorary member), AACRAO, and PESC. Both her firm and the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada are signatories to the Groningen Declaration Network, an international organization dedicated to student mobility through data mobility. Her career includes serving as the vice president and president of ARUCC (2010 - 2012), as a past member of the 2020/21 TAICEP Strategic Task Force, and as a former registrar and assistant vice president at one of Canada’s largest post-secondary institutions.

Joanne is also a practicing fine artist who dedicates a portion of every week to bringing beauty to people’s lives through her mixed media and paintings. 

Mounira Morris

Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Northeastern University

Mounira Morris, Ed.D., has more than 23 years of higher education experience, including in the admissions field. Currently, Dr. Morris is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Northeastern University. As co-lead of the M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration program, she ensures students develop a deep understanding of how diversity and inclusion impact colleges and universities.  

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Joan Giblin

Assistant Teaching Professor, Graduate School of Education at Northeastern University

Joan Giblin, Ph.D., is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Northeastern University. As an intentionally interdisciplinary faculty, she serves as the co-lead faculty for the M.Ed in Higher Education Administration program and teaches in the learning experience design program. Dr. Giblin's research explores the development of academic self-regulation skills in college students through intentional instructional design and higher education administration.

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Colleen Johnson

M.S., Director of Affairs, University of Rochester School of Nursing

Colleen Johnson, MS, joined the UR School of Nursing in July 2020 as its new director of student affairs.

Johnson brings a wealth of experience to the role. She worked for seven years at Rochester Institute of Technology, and most recently spent five years at Finger Lakes Community College, where she was director of academic success and access programs.

At the UR School of Nursing, Johnson takes over a newly revamped student affairs office, which formerly was part of the admissions operations, but now reports directly to Lydia Rotondo, DNP, RN, CNS, FNAP, associate dean for education and student affairs. The new student affairs office will focus on all student-facing activities, including advisement and compliance, student support programs, such as the Center for Academic and Professional Success, and student organizations, such as Leading with Integrity For Tomorrow and Street Outreach.

 

Sherri N. Braxton

Sherri N. Braxton

Senior Director for Digital Innovation, Bowdoin College

Dr. Sherri Braxton currently serves as the Senior Director for Digital Innovation at Bowdoin College. In this role, she is responsible for supporting the ongoing Bowdoin Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT) operational vision and strategy and providing day-to-day guidance and support across the overall effort. She regularly partners with stakeholders throughout the college while leading efforts to identify, prioritize, and pursue other opportunities for digital innovation. She also leads efforts to partner and collaborate with peers and other institutions on these digital learning initiatives. 

Dr. Braxton also currently serves as a consultant for the University System of Maryland under the direction of the Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation. In that role, she supports strategic programs in the areas of alternative credentialing, online learning and other areas as needed.

Dr. Braxton previously served as the Senior Director of Instructional Technology at UMBC where she was responsible for leading the Division of Information Technology’s (DoIT) strategy for end-user support of instructional technologies including online, hybrid, and traditional “face-to-face” technologies as well as the alternative credentialing initiatives.

 

Andrew Wolf

Andrew Wolf

Director for Educational Effectiveness, and Assistant Professor, URSON

Andrew Wolf is the Director for Educational Effectiveness, and Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Dr. Wolf supports the School’s educational mission through assessment and innovation focused on improving student learning. He also coordinates accreditation activities and has served on evaluation teams for Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Dr. Wolf continues to teach graduate students in an interprofessional health professions education program, and nursing programs.


Janet Simon Schreck

Janet Simon Schreck

AVP for Education & Accreditation Liaison Officer, Johns Hopkins University

Janet Simon Schreck, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, FNAP joined Johns Hopkins University in December 2015 as its Assistant Vice Provost for Education.  Dr. Schreck is responsible for collaborating with the Vice Provost of Graduate and Professional Education and a broad cross-section of the campus community to improve undergraduate and graduate education and providing oversight for academic compliance.  Dr. Schreck serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, chairs the University Committee on Learning Assessment, and serves as senior staff to the Second Commission on Undergraduate Education (CUE2). A licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist with a focus on neurogenic disorders in adults, Dr. Schreck has published multiple articles and delivered numerous national presentations on the topics of cognitive-communication changes associated with typical aging as well as screening, assessment, and treatment of cognitive-communication disorders associated with dementia. Before joining Johns Hopkins University in the Provost’s Office, Dr. Schreck served as a full-time clinical faculty member in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Loyola University Maryland where she taught a number of undergraduate, graduate, and clinical practicum courses.  She also served as the Executive Director of the Loyola Clinical Centers (LCC), Loyola’s interdisciplinary training clinic where she created an administrative environment that facilitated state-of-the art training for students in four academic disciplines across two schools while simultaneously providing affordable, quality allied health and education services to more than 4,000 clients annually.

 

Chadia Abras

Chadia Abras

Director of Institutional Assessment, Johns Hopkins University

Chadia Abras, Ph.D. joined the Provost’s Office in July 2019 as Johns Hopkins University’s inaugural Director of Institutional Assessment.  In this role, Dr. Abras collaborates with a variety of institutional stakeholders to support quality student learning by assisting academic programs in developing and refining assessment plans, meeting the goals of defined learning outcomes, and encouraging a culture of learner-centered education.  She plays a key role in ensuring ongoing compliance with standards of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education by promoting institutional effectiveness and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.  Dr. Abras will lead implementation of the University’s first shared Assessment Management System (AMS) as her first major project.  She will also serve as the lead for the SMS users group and a key contributor to the University Council for Learning Assessment.

Suzanne Carbonaro

Suzanne Carbonaro

Director of Academic Partnerships, AEFIS

Suzanne Carbonaro, M.Ed, MS, CE School Administrator, is the Director of Academic Partnerships at AEFIS. Suzanne has 27 years experience in higher education teaching, curriculum design, assessment and leadership. Most recently, Suzanne served as the Director of Assessment at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences where she designed the real-time assessment process for the newly implemented competency-driven doctor of pharmacy curriculum. She came to USciences from Rider University where she served as Director of Assessment and Strategic Partnerships at the College of Education. Here she redesigned their assessment process and managed over a million dollars in grants. Suzanne has led successful self-studies and re-accreditation efforts for the doctor of pharmacy and teacher and leader education programs. She is a proud member of the team who successfully received the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2019 Award for Excellence in Assessment. Suzanne was invited to present her research and development of Comprehensive Learner Records (CLRs) to IMS Global at the 2018 Learning Analytics Summit, 2019 IMS Global Digital Credentials Summit and was a finalist for Learning Impact Awards at the Leadership Institute in May 2019. She received the USciences 2018 Founder’s Day Award for Innovation and has presented at AALHE (2018, 2019, 2020), Drexel Assessment Conference (2018, 2019, 2020), IUPUI (2018, 2019, 2020), AACP (2019) as well as regional assessment conferences, and the Competency-Based Education Network (2019, 2020).

 

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