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 Eicher
  • Past President:  Margit Schatzman
  • Vice President of Standards: Cloud Bai-Yun
  • Vice President of Membership: Marshall Houserman
  • Treasurer: David Haynes
  • Secretary: Diana Hense
  • Executive Director: Robert Prather

 

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)
  • David Haynes (ex officio)
  • Robert Prather (staff)

 

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)
  • Emily Tse
  • Meg Wenger
  • Sarah Ledwidge
  • Diana Stevens
  • David Williamson

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)
  • Jessica Stannard
  • Timothy Kell
  • Robert Huang
  • Ildiko Bors
  • Amy Arcario, St. John’s University

 

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)
  • Peggy Bell-Hendrickson
  • Annetta Stroud
  • Anu Soin
  • Lily Jandreska
  • Rebecca Chamula

 

Ad-Hoc Committees

Conference Committee

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

2018-2019

  • Timothy Kell, ECE (Chair)
  • Kate Freeman, SpanTran:  The Evaluation Company (2018 Conference Coordinator)
    • Tatiana McKenna – ECE
    • Denise Benz – Laureate Education
    • Chiara Finocchietti – CIMEA
    • Abigail Nanquil – SpanTran:  The Evaluation Company
       

 

Certificate Committee

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

2018-2019

  • Kate Freeman (Chair)
  • Aleksandar Popovski
  • Marianne Tompkins-Carter
  • Brian Bates
  • Eve Bonner

 

Marketing and Communications Committee

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

2018-2019

  • Shereen Mir-Jabbar (Chair)
  • Elizabeth Tyrie

 

Organizational Advancement

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

2018-2019

  • George Kacenga (Chair)
  • Lindsey Gullicksrud
  • Paula Baker

 

Digital Student Data

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

2018-2019

  • Margaret Wenger (Chair)
  • Emily Tse
  • Diana Stevens
  • Erik Johansson
  • Xiaoshu (Susan) Li