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.

2020-2021

  • LesLee Clauson Eicher (Chair), ACCRAO
  • Andrew Goss, Indiana University
  • Jennifer Singer, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • David Haynes (ex officio), International Education Evaluations, Inc.
  • Robert Prather (staff), TAICEP

 

Committee for Standards

The Committee for Standards advocates for credential evaluators everywhere by establishing voluntary guidelines that ensure the integrity and consistency of their work. TAICEP is unique in assisting and advocating for professional credential evaluation worldwide.  The Vice President of Standards is Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2020-2021

  • Vacant (Chair)
  • Russell Dover, College Board

 

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.

2020-2021

  • Rachel Salinas (Chair), Indiana University – Bloomington
  • Jeremy Mixell, University of San Francisco
  • Karin Christoph Brown – One Earth International Credential Evaluations
  • Karen Krug – Educational Credential Evaluators, ECE
  • Sarah Hulen – 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 Professional Development is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2020-2021

  • Denise Benz (Chair), Laureate Education
  • Amanda Holder, Indiana University – Purdue University (IUPUI)
  • Ildiko Bors, SpanTran:  The Evaluation Company
  • Justine Watts, Foreign Academic Credentials Service (FACS)

 

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.

2020-2021

  • Garrett Seelinger (Chair), NAIA
  • Christopher Adams, Indiana University
  • Sully Saucedo, Texas Woman’s University
  • 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

 

Conference Committee

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

2020

  • Sulaf Al-Shaikhly (Chair), WES
  • Timothy Kell, ECE
  • Denise Benz, Laureate Education
  • Shereen Mir-Jabbar, Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators
  • George Sipos, University of Missouri
  • Alastair Wylie, Scottish Qualifications Authority
  • Margaret Hutchinson, Scottish Qualifications Authority
  • Jenn Williams, Wilfred Laurier University
  • Karla Piacentini, Sacramento State University
  • Ina D. Eythorsdottir, University of Iceland
  • Laurel Bannister, NAIA
  • Amy Ullrich, ECE
  • Amanda Holder, Indiana University – Purdue University
  • Robert Prather, TAICEP

 

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

  • Elizabeth Tyrie (Chair), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

 

Organizational Advancement

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

2020-2021

  • Alistair Wylie, Head of Service, Technology, Engineering and Construction – Qualifications Development Directorate, Scottish Qualifications Authority (Chair)
  • Amy Van Surksum

 

Ad-Hoc Committees

Research Committee

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

2020

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

 

Certificate Committee

The TAICEP Certificate Committee is dedicated to both acknowledging and facilitating the acquisition of credential assessment knowledge in alignment with TAICEP standards for the profession. The committee develops means to recognize these achievements within the organization and the global community of credential evaluation professionals.  The Vice President of Professional Development is the Board of Directors’ liaison for this committee.

2020-2021

  • Martha Van Devender (Chair), ECE
  • Lucía María Treviño Villarreal, Universidad de Monterrey
  • Ena Chiasson, MacEwan University
  • Marianne Tompkins-Carter, Ontario College of Teachers
  • Rebecca Murphy, Doctoral Student
  • Lea Diaz, Purdue University – Northwest
  • Olivea Dodson, Transcript Research

 

 

Digital Student Data

The mission of the Digital Student Data Task Force is to provide resources and guidance to the TAICEP community so that credential evaluators can help facilitate student mobility by ensuring that evaluations and assessments are prepared based on complete, authentic educational documents. We believe that the acceptance and broad use of digital student data and electronic verification tools enhance the credential evaluation process for all stakeholders. 

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

2020-2021

  • Margaret Wenger (Chair), ECE
  • Emily Tse, IERF
  • Diana Stevens, Australian Catholic University
  • Erik Johansson, Swedish Council for Higher Education
  • Silvia Bianco, CIMEA
  • Peggy Bell Hendrickson, Transcript Research