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Committees



Seven committees report to the NAICU board, including four dealing with public policy issues and three dealing with internal operations and procedures.  Members of the committees are listed below:,


Executive Committee

Dr. Roger N. Casey
President
McDaniel College
Westminster, MD
Chair

Dr. Isiaah Crawford
President
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA
Vice Chair

Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban
President
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Treasurer

Dr. Michele D. Perkins
President
New England College
Henniker, NH
Secretary

Dr. Barbara C. McMillin
President
Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, MS
Audit Committee Chair

Mr. Scott Cochran
President
Spartanburg Methodist College
Spartanburg, SC
Tax Policy Chair

Dr. Gayle D. Beebe
President
Westmont College
Santa Barbara, CA
Accountabilty Committee Chair

Dr. Susanna Baxter
President
Georgia Independent College Association
Atlanta, GA
NAICUSE Chair

Dr. Fayneese Miller
President
Hamline University
St. Paul, MN
Policy Analysis and Public Relations Chair

Dr. Anne Prisco
President
Felician University
Rutherford, NJ
Student Aid Committee Chair

Mr. David S. O'Bryon
President
Association of Chiropractic Colleges
Bethesda, MD
Secretariat Chair

Dr. Jo Allen
President
Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
Past Chair

Dr. Grant H. Cornwell
President
Rollins College
Winter Park, FL
At-Large


Audit Committee

Dr. Roger N. Casey
President
McDaniel College
Westminster, MD
Chair

Dr. Isiaah Crawford
President
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA
Vice Chair

Dr. Barbara C. McMillin
President
Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, MS
Audit Committee Chair

Dr. Jo Allen
President
Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
Past Chair


Committee on Accountability

Dr. Jo Allen
President
Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
Class of 2018

Dr. Gayle D. Beebe
President
Westmont College
Santa Barbara, CA
Class of 2021

Dr. Connie L. Book
President
Elon University
Elon, NC
Class of 2023

Dr. Stephen R. Briggs
President
Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
Class of 2022

Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette
President
Huston-Tillotson University
Austin, TX
Class of 2020

Dr. Marc M. Camille
President
Albertus Magnus College
New Haven, CT
Class of 2023

Mr. Mark Cavanaugh
Executive Director
Independent Higher Education of Colorado
Denver, CO
Class of 2022

Dr. Debbie Cottrell
President
Texas Lutheran University
Seguin, TX
Class of 2023

Dr. Isiaah Crawford
President
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA
Class of 2021

Dr. Jacquelyn S. Fetrow
President
Albright College
Reading, PA
Class of 2023

Dr. Mark Hanshaw, J.D.,Ph.D.
Associate General Secretary
GBHEM/Division of Higher Education
Nashville, TN
Class of 2023

Dr. Roy F. Heynderickx, Ph.D.
President
Saint Martin's University
Lacey, WA
Class of 2022

Dr. Christopher L. Holoman
President
Centenary College of Louisiana
Shreveport, LA
Class of 2023

Dr. Benson M. Karanja
President
Beulah Heights University
Atlanta, GA
Class of 2021

Dr. Patrick F. Leahy
President
Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ
Class of 2023

Mr. Matthew E. Lindsey
President
Kansas Independent College Association
Topeka, KS
Class of 2023

Dr. Ann McElaney-Johnson
President
Mount Saint Mary's University
Los Angeles, CA
Class of 2023

Dr. Barbara C. McMillin
President
Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, MS
Class of 2021

Dr. Robert W. Pearigen
President
Millsaps College
Jackson, MS
Class of 2021

Dr. David L. Poole
President
University of Mount Olive
Mount Olive, NC
Class of 2023

Ms. ReBecca Koenig Roloff
President
St. Catherine University
St. Paul, MN
Class of 2022

Dr. William N. Ruud
President
Marietta College
Marietta, OH
Class of 2022

Dr. Lillian B. Schumacher
President
Tiffin University
Tiffin, OH
Class of 2022

Christina D. West
Associate Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations
Vanderbilt University
Washington, DC
Class of 2023

Dr. Wim Wiewel
President
Lewis and Clark College
Portland, OR
Class of 2022

Dr. Meredith Jung-En Woo
President
Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, VA
Class of 2023


Committee on Student Aid

Dr. Daniel L. Anderson
President
Appalachian Bible College
Mount Hope, WV
Class of 2021

Marie F Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D.
President
Johnson & Wales University
Providence, RI
Class of 2023

Dr. Steven M. Corey
President
Olivet College
Olivet, MI
Class of 2022

Mr. Steven W. Eckman
President
York College
York, NE
Class of 2021

Mr. Joshua Figueira
Executive Director
American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges & Universities
Provo, UT
Class of 2023

Dr. Douglas J. Fiore
President
Mercy College of Health Sciences
Des Moines, IA
Class of 2022

Dr. Eric Fulcomer
President
Rockford University
Rockford, IL
Class of 2023

Dr. Christopher E. Hopey
President
Merrimack College
North Andover, MA
Class of 2022

Mr. W. Joseph King
President
Lyon College
Batesville, AR
Class of 2021

Dr. Mark D. LaBranche
President
Martin Methodist College
Pulaski, TN
Class of 2023

Ms. Pamela Lokken
Vice Chancellor of Government & Community Relations
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Class of 2021

Dr. Dan McAlexander
President
LaGrange College
La Grange, GA
Class of 2021

Dr. Anne Prisco
President
Felician University
Rutherford, NJ
Class of 2021

Ms. Mary Lou Retelle
President
Anna Maria College
Paxton, MA
Class of 2021

Mr. Michael P. Schneider
President
McPherson College
McPherson, KS
Class of 2023

Dr. Terri Standish-Kuon
President & CEO
Independent Colleges of Washington
Seattle, WA
Class of 2023

Dr. Carolyn J. Stefanco
President
The College of Saint Rose
Albany, NY
Class of 2022

Dr. Helen J. Streubert
President
College of Saint Elizabeth
Morristown, NJ
Class of 2022

Dr. Reynold Verret
President
Xavier University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA
Class of 2023

Dr. David Wantz
President
Independent Colleges of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN
Class of 2022


Administration Committee

Dr. Roger N. Casey
President
McDaniel College
Westminster, MD
Chair

Dr. Isiaah Crawford
President
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA
Administration Chair

Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban
President
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Treasurer

Dr. Michele D. Perkins
President
New England College
Henniker, NH
Secretary

Dr. Barbara C. McMillin
President
Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, MS
Audit Committee Chair

Dr. Jo Allen
President
Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
Past Chair


Committee on Policy Analysis and Public Relations

Dr. Susanna Baxter
President
Georgia Independent College Association
Atlanta, GA
Class of 2022

Dr. Amy Bragg Carey
President
Friends University
Wichita, KS
Class of 2022

Dr. Grant H. Cornwell
President
Rollins College
Winter Park, FL
Class of 2021

Dr. Jeffrey R. Docking
President
Adrian College
Adrian, MI
Class of 2023

Mr. Kurt D. Dykstra, J.D.
President
Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL
Class of 2021

Dr. Sherilyn R. Emberton
President
Huntington University
Huntington, IN
Class of 2022

Mr. Thomas P. Foley, J.D.
President
Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
Class of 2023

Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith
President
York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA
Class of 2023

Dr. William R. Harvey
President
Hampton University
Hampton, VA
Class of 2023

Dr. Billy C. Hawkins
President
Talladega College
Talladega, AL
Class of 2023

Dr. Bruce Kusch
President
Latter-day Saints Business College
Salt Lake City, UT
Class of 2023

Ms. Mary Beth Labate
President
Commission on Independent Colleges & Universities
Albany, NY
Class of 2023

Dr. Kenneth M. Macur
President
Medaille College
Buffalo, NY
Class of 2021

Dr. Richanne Mankey
President
Defiance College
Defiance, OH
Class of 2022

Dr. Robert K. McMahan, Jr.
President
Kettering University
Flint, MI
Class of 2022

Dr. Fayneese Miller
President
Hamline University
St. Paul, MN
Class of 2021

Mr. David S. O'Bryon
President
Association of Chiropractic Colleges
Bethesda, MD
Class of 2022

Dr. Michele D. Perkins
President
New England College
Henniker, NH
Class of 2021

Mr. Ravi S. Rajan
President
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA
Class of 2022

Dr. John A. Roush
President
Centre College
Danville, KY
Class of 2021

Dr. Weymouth Spence
President
Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, MD
Class of 2023

Dr. Eric F. Spina
President
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH
Class of 2022

Dr. John Swallow
President
Carthage College
Kenosha, WI
Class of 2023

Dr. Joel Thierstein
President
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, WV
Class of 2022

Dr. John Y. Walz
President
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, WI
Class of 2022

Dr. Burton J. Webb
President
University of Pikeville
Pikeville, KY
Class of 2021

Dr. Marylou Yam
President
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Baltimore, MD
Class of 2023


Committee on Tax Policy

Mr. Jeffrey Arnold
Executive Director
Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities
Decatur, GA
Class of 2021

Dr. Thomas J. Botzman
President
Misericordia University
Dallas, PA
Class of 2021

Dr. Rhett Brown
President
Wingate University
Wingate, NC
Class of 2022

Mr. Eric Bruntmyer
President
Hardin-Simmons University
Abilene, TX
Class of 2022

Dr. Andrea E. Chapdelaine
President
Hood College
Frederick, MD
Class of 2023

Mr. Scott Cochran
President
Spartanburg Methodist College
Spartanburg, SC
Class of 2021

Dr. Darrel D. Colson
President
Wartburg College
Waverly, IA
Class of 2022

Dr. Steven Crowther
President
Grace College of Divinity
Fayetteville, NC
Class of 2023

Dr. Miles K. Davis
President
Linfield College
McMinnville, OR
Class of 2023

Mr. Richard Doherty
President
Association of Independent Colleges & Universities in Massachusetts
Boston, MA
Class of 2023

Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban
President
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Class of 2021

Dr. David J. Fike
President
Golden Gate University
San Francisco, CA
Class of 2021

Dr. Michael Frandsen
President
Wittenberg University
Springfield, OH
Class of 2023

Dr. Bryon L. Grigsby
President
Moravian College
Bethlehem, PA
Class of 2023

Dr. Bobby L. Hall
President
Wayland Baptist University
Plainview, TX
Class of 2023

Mr. Steve Heuer
Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs
New York University
Washington, DC
Class of 2022

Ms. Rachelle Karstens, JD
President
Briar Cliff University
Sioux City, IA
Class of 2023

Dr. Michael Le Roy
President
Calvin University
Grand Rapids, MI
Class of 2022

Dr. Joan Lescinski, CSJ
President
St. Ambrose University
Davenport, IA
Class of 2021

Dr. Joshua D. Merchant
President
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, IA
Class of 2022

Dr. Elizabeth L. Paul
President
Capital University
Columbus, OH
Class of 2023

Dr. Alan Ray
President
Fisher College
Boston, MA
Class of 2022

Dr. Scott Rich
President
Sterling College
Sterling, KS
Class of 2022

Mr. David W. Tretter
President
Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
Springfield, IL
Class of 2021

Dr. James Troha
President
Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA
Class of 2023

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