Committees and Task Forces

Committee for Governance and Finance

The Committee for Governance and Finance is responsible for overseeing the governance structures for TAICEP, the long-term financial sustainability of the Association and to ensure that the Association complies with relevant legislation concerning the financial reporting of its activities.  The Past President is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • Margit Schatzman (Chair), ECE
  • Margaret Donaldson, Global Credential Evaluators
  • David Haynes (ex officio), International Education Evaluations, Inc.
  • Robert Prather (staff), TAICEP

2020-2021

  • LesLee Clauson Eicher (Chair), ACCRAO

 

Committee for Standards

The Committee for Standards is responsible for developing and maintaining a set of ethical principles, guidelines, standards, and best practices for the international credential evaluation profession that all members will be asked to adhere to, and to build on existing resources.  The Vice President of Standards is Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • Rolf Lofstad (Chair), Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)
  • Emily Tse,  IERF – International Education Research Foundation
  • Meg Wenger, Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
  • Sarah Ledwidge, International Credential Assessment Service of Canada  /  ICAS of Canada
  • Diana Stevens, Australian Catholic University
  • David Williamson, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2020-2021

  • Inge Wieringa (Chair), Leiden University

 

Committee for Membership Outreach

The Committee for Membership Outreach is responsible for building TAICEP’s membership base and organizing appropriate outreach activities to ensure the Association is well-known.  The Vice President of Membership is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • Jeremy Mixell (Chair), University of San Francisco
  • Rachel Salinas – Indiana University – Bloomington
  • Karin Christoph Brown – One Earth International Credential Evaluations
  • Karen Krug – Educational Credential Evaluators, ECE
  • Patrick Leahy- Michigan State University
  • Sarah Hulen – Indiana University – Bloomington

2020-2021

  • Rachel Salinas (Chair), Indiana University – Bloomington

 

Professional Development and Training Committee

The Professional Development and Training Committee will develop a strategy for structured professional development for credential evaluators.  The Vice President of Standards is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • Denise Benz (Chair), Laureate Education
  • Jessica Stannard, NUFFIC
  • Timothy Kell, ECE
  • Ildiko Bors, SpanTran:  The Evaluation Company
  • Justine Watts, Foreign Academic Credentials Service (FACS)

2020-2021

  • Denise Benz (Chair), Laureate Education

 

Resources for Members Committee

The Resources for Members Committee will develop key benefits/resources for members.  The Vice President of Membership is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • Garrett Seelinger (Chair), NAIA
  • Tamalene Conlen, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc.
  • Peggy Bell-Hendrickson, Transcript Research
  • Anu Soin, International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS)
  • Rebecca Chamula, Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators

2020-2021

  • Garrett Seelinger (Chair), NAIA

 

Conference Committee

The executive director is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • Timothy Kell, ECE (Chair)
  • Sulaf Al-Shaikhly
  • Denise Benz – Laureate Education
  • Chiara Finocchietti – CIMEA
  • Diana Hense – University of Amsterdam
  • Tatiana Fadeeva – University of Wisconsin Whitewater
  • Wendy Joyce – University of Victoria
  • Elizabeth Tyrie – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

2020-2021

  • Sulaf Al-Shaikhly (Chair), WES

 

Marketing and Communications Committee

The Executive Director is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • Shereen Mir-Jabbar (Chair), Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators
  • Elizabeth Tyrie, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • Navin Vasudev, SAQA
  • Jade Jiang Rieger, ECE
  • Sarah Anne Perry, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 
  • Marianne Lee, SpanTran:  The Evaluation Company

2020-2021

  • Sarah Anne Perry (Chair), University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

 

Organizational Advancement

The Executive Director is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • George Kacenga (Chair), Purdue University Northwest
  • Lindsey Gullicksrud, University of Colorado Denver
  • Paula Baker, University of Minnesota Graduate School
  • George T. Sipos, State University of New York College at Brockport

2020-2021

  • George T. Sipos (Chair), SUNY Brockport

 

Ad-Hoc Committees

Research Committee

The VP for Professional Development is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2019

  • Margit Schatzman (Chair), ECE
  • Pei (Peggy) Zhu, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
  • Marina Malgina, NOKUT
  • Emily Tse, IERF
  • Serena Spitalieri, CIMEA

2020

  • Margit Schatzman (Chair), ECE

 

Certificate Committee

The Vice President of Standards is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2018-2019

  • Kate Freeman (Chair), SpanTran:  The Evaluation Company
  • Marianne Tompkins-Carter, Ontario College of Teachers
  • Martha Van Devender, ECE
  • Rebecca Murphy, Doctoral Student
  • Melissa Brizuela, Ryerson University
  • Panambi Abadie, Universidad de la Republica

2020-2021

  • Martha Van Devender (Chair), ECE

 

 

Digital Student Data

The Vice President for Standards is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this task force.

2018-2019

  • Margaret Wenger (Chair), ECE
  • Emily Tse, IERF
  • Diana Stevens, Australian Catholic University
  • Erik Johansson, Swedish Council for Higher Education
  • Xiaoshu (Susan) Li, CHESICC (China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center)
  • Silvia Bianco, CIMEA
  • Peggy Bell Hendrickson, Transcript Research

2020-2021

  • Margaret Wenger (Chair), ECE