Standing Committees

Standing Committees

2023 Committee for Standards and Quality (CSQ). Engages in the establishment and maintenance of standards for professional practice. Identifies leading trends in and advances knowledge of credential evaluation practice, and develops research standards, frameworks, and processes. Evaluates organizational output to ensure quality.

  • Chair: Chris Lyons, Ecctis Ltd
  • Chair-Elect: Stephanie Cloninger, Educational Perspectives, NFP
  • Mandy Morrison, Scholaro
  • Aletha Groene, University of Iowa
  • Rena Zhang, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
  • Melissa Ganiere, ECE
  • Wendy Garcia Guerrero, IEE
  • Shizuka Kamata Sydnes, University of Stavanger
  • Mark Coney, NARIC Ireland/QQI

2023 Committee for Membership Outreach and Engagement (CMOE). Develops and executes membership growth strategies and member engagement and retention initiatives.

  • Chair:  Kelly Sumner, Chair-Elect, Marian University
  • Chair-Elect:  Navin Vasudev, South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
  • Karin Christoph Brown, Chair, One Earth International Credential Evaluations
  • Shereen Mir-Jabbar, Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators
  • Lindsey Gullicksrud, Educational Credential Evaluators, ECE


2023 Committee for Professional Development (CPD). Offers relevant, high-quality professional development programs and services to members, such as but not limited to, trainings, webinars, workshops and conference content planning.

  • Chair:  Annetta Stroud, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Chair-Elect:  Staci Bernhard, Florida international University
  • Justine Watts, FACS
  • Amy Ullrich, ECE
  • Amy Kawa, ECE
  • Olivea Dodson, Transcript Research
  • Adriahna Hann, International Education Evaluations (IEE)
  • Certificate Subcommittee:  
    • Chair:  Rebecca Murphy, Doctoral Student
    • Martha Van Devender, ECE
    • Marianne Tompkins-Carter, Ontario College of Teachers
    • Nhi Truong, Florida Atlantic University
  • Training Subcommittee:  
    • Linda Tobash, The Korea Society
    • Denise Benz, Adtalem
    • Annetta Stroud, AACRAO


2023 Committee for Resources and Knowledge Management (CRKM). Organizes, posts, and maintains, credential evaluation resources as well as develops new resources.

  • Chair:  Olivea Dodson, Transcript Research, Texas
  • Chair-Elect:  Aysel Karimli, Education Quality Assurance Agency Azerbaijan
  • Garrett Seelinger, InCred, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Margaret Wenger, ECE
  • Emily Tse, International Education Research Foundation (IERF)
  • Diana Stevens, Australian Catholic 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
  • Adriahna Hann, International Education Evaluations (IEE)
  • Jade Jean Rieger, ECE


2023 Conference Committee (CC). Responsible for multi-year conference planning and oversight.

  • Chair:  Beka Tavartkiladze, World Education Services
  • Chair-Elect:  TBA
  • Margaret Hutchinson, Scottish Qualifications Authority
  • Sulaf Al-Shaikhly, World Education Services (WES)
  • Denise Benz, Adtalem Global Education
  • Annetta Stroud, AACRAO
  • Karin Christoph-Brown, One Earth International Credential Evaluations
  • Susan Whipple, SpanTran:  The Evaluation Company
  • Yujian (Ivy) Wang, Purdue University
  • Jennifer Collins, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Danielle Burris, Western Kentucky University
  • Adriahna Hann, International Education Evaluations (IEE)
  • Alistair Wylie, National Qualifications Centre, UAE Ministry of Education
  • Gary Collins, Scottish Qualifications Authority
  • Wendy Garcia, International Education Evaluations (IEE)
  • Robert Prather, TAICEP