- Co-Chair NAFSA Bologna Process Task force 2004-2006
- Groningen Declaration Network. Board member, 2018-20. Board Secretary, 2019-20.
- Delegate to the UNESCO Global Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education, Paris, 2019.
- TAICEP’s first president and member!
President – Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 2007-present.
Chief executive officer. Responsibilities: administration and management, policy implementation, planning, development, marketing, and program monitoring of all ECE activities.
Vice President – Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 1989 – 2006.
Vice President and Evaluator – Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 1985 – 1989.
Evaluator – Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 1983 – 1985.
The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals (TAICEP)
NAFSA: Association of International Educators. (NAFSA)
European Association for International Education. (EAIE)
Professional Presentations, Workshops & Training
TAICEP International Meetings and Conferences, 2013-2020.
State, Regional, and National NAFSA Conferences. 1984-2017.
State and National American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions
Officers (AACRAO) Conferences. 1987-2005.
EAIE Conferences. 1992 and 2000-2017.
Speaker at other international education conferences in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.
Instructor for ECE Professional Development Seminars. 1992-96.
Instructor for ECE Customized Training Program (CTP). 2000-10. CTP clients served include: Bermuda College, Case Western Reserve University, Northwestern University, Pennsylvania State University, and University of Chicago.
National Credentials Evaluation Project Volunteer, 1985-90.
PIER Central American Workshop Participant, 1987.
Wisconsin State NAFSA ADSEC Representative, 1987-89.
Recipient of AACRAO International Student Research Grant for research on education in
AACRAO World Education Series Committee Member, 1988-90.
NAFSA Region V ADSEC Representative, 1989-91.
AACRAO Projects in International Education Research (PIER) Committee Member,
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. Chairperson 1996-99,
Vice Chairperson 2002-04, Membership Maintenance Task Force
Chairperson, 2001-03, Bylaws Committee, various years, Global Standards
Program Committee Chairperson, 20018-20.
National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials.
Member 1999 -2000, Chairperson 2000-02.
Liaison for author of PIER publication on Brazil (2004) and the National Council
on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials.
NAFSA Bologna Process Task Force. Co-Chairperson, 2004-06.
Groningen Declaration Network. Board member, 2018-20. Board Secretary, 2019-20.
Delegate to the UNESCO Global Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education, Paris, 2019.
The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals (TAICEP).
Member of Steering Committee & Transition Committee, 2013. Secretary of
Founding Executive Team, 2013. President 2013-15, 2017. Past President 2016,
2018-President. Chair of Committee for Governance & Finance 2016-19. Chair
of Research Committee, 2019-20.
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
Bachelor of Arts, 1982. Majors: German and Geography. Phi Beta Kappa.
Master of Science, 1989. Cultural Foundations of Education.
Master of Business Administration, 2005.
Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Germany, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Northern Cyprus, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United States (all 50 states), Vatican City, Wales, and West Germany.
Education on the Island of Cyprus: A Special Report. AACRAO 1990.
The People’s Republic of China and Educational Trends and Teacher Training as of the Mid-1980’s. Co-author. AACRAO 1988.
Contributor to AACRAO International Credential Evaluator Handbook, vols. I-III, 1988, 1989 and 1992.
Contributor to NAFSA Graduate Handbook, 1990.
Contributor to NAFSA A Guide to Educational Systems Around the World, 1999.
Contributor to The AACRAO International Guide: A Resource for International
Education Professionals, 2001.
With Dr. Lou Nunes
Taj Mahal, India
With Stephen Bleksley, The Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island
2016, With Mother, hometown of Tangemünde, Germany
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Seth Peterson Cottage, Mirror Lake Wisconsin
With Stephen Bleksley, husband, Scotland, Highlands
2019 TAICEP Conference Vancouver, Canada