Dear TAICEP Members and Friends,
I am pleased to announce the results of the 2021 election for 2022 leadership positions. TAICEP volunteer leaders are the backbone of the organization, and TAICEP would not exist and thrive without their many ongoing contributions. Congratulations to all!
LesLee Clauson Eicher, Chair of the Governance and Finance Committee, thanks TAICEP leaders for their time and diligent efforts in developing a strong slate of candidates for the 2021 election. The newly elected board of directors, committee chairs and committee chair elects are:
Board of Directors
President – Jeanie Bell, current TAICEP President, Colorado, USA
Past President – Margit Schatzman, President, Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc., Wisconsin, USA
President-Elect – Marina Malgina, Senior Project Officer, Department of Education, Council of Europe, France
Vice President, Standards and Quality – Diana Hense, Head of Admissions Office, University of Amsterdam, Central Student Administration, The Netherlands
Vice President, Membership and Engagement – Patrick N. Leahy, Senior International Credential Analyst, Office of Admissions, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA
Vice President, Professional Development – Linda (Toby) Tobash, Senior Director for Education, Project Bridge Youth Ambassador Program, The Korea Society, New York, USA
Vice President, Resources and Knowledge Management – Shelby L. Cearley, Senior Global Transcript Evaluator, Walden University, Maryland, USA
Director at Large – Pei (Peggy) Zhu, Manager/Senior Credentials Assessor, Comparative Education Service, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Director at Large – Kathleen T. Freeman, Senior Credential Analyst, Spantran: The Evaluation Company, New York, USA
Treasurer – Andrew Goss, Senior Credential Analyst, Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Secretary – Seeking a candidate. Please contact LesLee Clauson Eicher (email@example.com) for more information.
Committee Chairs and Chairs-Elect
Chair, Committee for Standards and Quality – Bettina Sumegi, Credential Evaluator, The Swedish Council for Higher Education, ENIC-NARIC Sweden
Chair-Elect, Committee for Standards and Quality – Chris Lyons, Head of External Engagement, Ecctis Ltd, UK
Chair, Committee for Membership Outreach and Engagement – Rachel Salinas, Director, International Admissions, Office of International Services, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
Chair-Elect, Committee for Membership Outreach and Engagement – Seeking a candidate. Please contact LesLee Clauson Eicher (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Chair, Committee for Professional Development – Denise Benz, Director, Global Transcript Evaluation Team, Walden University, Maryland, USA
Chair-Elect, Committee for Professional Development – Annetta Stroud, Associate Director for Content and Curriculum, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington D.C., USA
Chair, Committee for Resources and Knowledge Management – Garrett Seelinger, Team Leader/Senior Evaluator, InCred, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, USA
Chair-Elect, Committee for Resources and Knowledge Management – Olivea Dodson, Evaluator, Transcript Research, Texas, USA
Chair, Conference Committee – Margaret Hutchinson, International Articulation Manager, Scottish Qualifications Authority, Scotland
Chair-Elect, Conference Committee – Karla Piacentini-Souza, Coordinator for International Admissions, International Programs and Global Engagement, California State University-Sacramento, California, USA
Congratulations to our newly elected leaders!
Jeanie Bell, MPA
President|TAICEP-The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals