Organizational Structure

TAICEP is governed by the Executive Board, standing committees and ad hoc committees. Each standing committee is comprised of a chair and at least two members. Committee chairs are elected bi-annually by the membership.  Ad-hoc committees may be appointed as necessary. The President appoints the ad-hoc committee chairs.

Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for providing the overall governance and leadership of the organization. The Executive Board is comprised of the President, the Vice-President of Standards, the Vice President of Member Outreach, the Treasurer and the Secretary, the Immediate Past President, and the Executive Director.

2018-2019

  • President: LesLee Clauson Eicher, AACRAO
  • Past President:  Margit Schatzman, ECE
  • Vice President of Standards: Cloud Bai-Yun, UK NARIC
  • Vice President of Membership: Marshall Houserman, UIC Global
  • Treasurer: David Haynes, International Education Evaluations, Inc.
  • Secretary: Diana Hense, University of Amsterdam
  • Executive Director: Robert Prather, TAICEP

 

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

 

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

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

 

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
  • Amy Arcario, St. John’s University
  • 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.

2018-2019

  • Christopher Adams (Chair), Indiana University
  • Lou Nunes, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc.
  • Peggy Bell-Hendrickson, Transcript Research
  • Anu Soin, International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS)
  • Lily Jandreska, Columbia University
  • Rebecca Chamula, Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators

 

Ad-Hoc Committees

Conference Committee

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

2018-2019

  • Timothy Kell, ECE (Chair)
  • Denise Benz – Laureate Education
  • Chiara Finocchietti – CIMEA
  • Diana Hense – University of Amsterdam
  • Tatiana Fadeeva – University of Wisconsin Whitewater
     

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
  • Eve Bonner, Iowa State University
  • Martha Van Devender, ECE
  • Rebecca Murphy, FutureStudy

 

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
    • Tatiana Fadeeva, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    • Sarah Anne Perry, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 
    • Marianne Lee, SpanTran:  The Evaluation Company

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

 

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