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Janet L.Marling

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Judith Brauer

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Emily Kittrell



Bonita C. Jacobs, Ph.D.



University of North Georgia

NISTS Founder & Senior Fellow

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Dimpal Jain, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

California State University, Northridge

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Rose Rojas, M.A.

District Director,
Center for Curriculum
and Transfer Articulation


Maricopa Community
College District 

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Toyia Younger, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President for
Student Affairs


Iowa State University

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Stephanie Foote, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President, Teaching, Learning, and Evidence-Based Practices 


John N. Gardner Institute
for Excellence in
Undergraduate Education

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Kimberly M. Lowry, Ph.D.

Director of Leadership Initiatives, College Excellence Program

The Aspen Institute

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Dantrayl Smith, Ed.D.

Coordinator of the
Intercultural Network

Tarrant County College,
Trinity River Campus

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Trudy Bers, Ph.D.


The Bers Group

Member Emeritus

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Stephen Handel, Ph.D.

Senior Program Officer

ECMC Foundation

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James Mantooth, Ph.D.

Executive Director,

Office of Enrollment Services and Student Engagement 

University of Tennessee
at Martin

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Eileen Strempel, Ph.D.

Inaugural Dean
Herb Alpert School of Music


University of California,
Los Angeles

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Alfred Herrera, MPA

Assistant Vice Provost
for Academic Partnerships;
Director, Center for Community College Partnerships


University of California,
Los Angeles

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Mark Allen Poisel, Ed.D.

Assistant Director, LEAD Scholars Academy

University of Central Florida

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Barbara Tobolowsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 


University of Texas
at Arlington


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Jan Hillman, Ph.D.

CAS Board of Directors