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2014 USDLA Board of Advisors
The Advisory Board is a distinguished body of distance learning and industry leaders who advise the Chief Executive Officer and the USDLA Board of Directors on all matters concerning distance learning. Advisory Board members represent the major constituencies served by the Association. Pre-K through 12 education, higher education, home schooling, continuing education, corporate training, military and government training and telehealth.


Bill Thomas
Director of Educational Technology
SREB
592 Tenth Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318-5790



Dr. Andras Szucs
Secretary General, EDEN
EDEN-European Distance and E-Learning Network
Secretariat
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
H-1111 Budapest, EGRY J.u.1, Hungary




Emilio X. Gonzalez
Director, Public Policy and Strategic Alliances
Verizon
1300 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Carol Skyring
Emerging Technologies Specialist
Broadreach Services
Level 5, 50 Clarence St.
Lutwyche
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia


Jolly T. Holden, Ed.D.
Advisory Board Chair
Associate Professor – School of Education
American InterContinental University
2967 Croftwood Trail
Marietta, GA 30064



Dr. Farhad (Fred) Saba
Professor of Educational Technology, San Diego State University
Founder and CEO
Distance-Educator.com
68639 Caminito Montonoso
San Diego, CA 92119



Kerry Best
Marketing Manager, Telepresence
Cisco
701 Sycamore Creek Road
Allen, TX 78232

John G. Flores, Ph.D.
Executive Director
United States Distance Learning Association
76 Canal St., Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114


Marci Powell
USDLA Chair Emerita
Polycom, Inc.
Global Director for Education
San Antonio, TX 78232

Michael Parmentier
Principal
Booz Allen Hamilton
One Dulles – 13118
Herndon, VA 22102


Jeffrey A. Berk
Chief Operating Officer
KnowledgeAdvisors
222 South Riverside, 20th floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Dr. Nishikant Sonwalkar (Sc.D., MIT)
Director of Research
International Center for Distance Learning
Research and Praxis
76 Canal St., Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114


Sam Welch
Director of Engineering and Long-Range Planning Oklahoma State University Institute for Teaching & Learning Excellence
100 Telecommunications Center
Stillwater, OK 74881



Patrick Pluscht
Director, Center for Distributed Learning
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311277






Philip J. -L. Westfall, Ph.D
Director, Air Technology Network
HQ Air University OL-A
2950 Q Street Bldg 645
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433-7908

Jane Hart
Founder and Editor,
Social Media and Learning Advisory
Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies




Lisa Neal Gualtieri, Ph.D
Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine
Adjunct Assistant Professor School of Medicine Tufts University


Jamie Littlefield
Alternative Education Writer
about.com
249 West 17th Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011



Tyson Greer
CEO & Chief Content Officer
Ambient Insight


Rhonda D. Blackburn, PhD
Associate Provost, Educational Enhancement
University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road, HH 20
Richardson, TX 75080-3021



Judy Brown
Mobile Learning Strategic Analyst
471 Winterhaven Lane
Brownsville, TX 78526-9537





Mitchell D. Erickson, Ph.D.
Science Advisor
Science and Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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