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ACAD Board of Directors Candidate/Nomination Information:

Each fall ACAD accepts nominations for Board Service. To apply, the candidate must be an ACAD member in good standing and willing to accept the Roles and Responsibilities of Board Service.  The nomination period runs from Monday, October 30 to Monday, November 27, 2017.  All materials must be received by 6:00pm Eastern Time on Monday, November 27th to be considered.

If you are an ACAD member, please use your ACAD login information to access the nomination form.

Board of Directors, 2017-18


  • Chair: Thomas Meyer, Vice President for Academic Services and Student Development, Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Vice Chair: Laura Behling, Professor of English and former Dean of the College and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Knox College
  • Treasurer: Bonnie Irwin, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, California State University Monterey Bay
  • Chair, Governance and Board Development Committee: Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University
  • Past Chair: Marc Roy, Provost, Albion College
  • Secretary: Laura A. Rzepka, ACAD Executive Director

Board classes “graduate” in December of their class year. New Board Members are elected at the ACAD Annual Meeting the following January.

Class of 2017

Class of 2018

  • Peter Skoner, Associate Provost, Saint Francis University
  • Marci Sortor, Provost and Dean of the College, St. Olaf College
  • Abigail Tilton, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Texas Woman’s University
  • Wendy Weaver, Dean for Academic Affairs, Mount Mary University

Class of 2019

  • Pamela Arrington, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Studies, Alabama A&M University
  • Frank Boyd, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Guilford College
  • Del Doughty, Dean of the College of Education and Liberal Arts, Huntington University
  • Elizabeth Dunn, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Indiana University-South Bend
  • Kristel Pfeil Kemmerer, Associate Dean Academic Affairs, Dutchess Community College


  • *There are no alternates for the 2017 year

Committee Assignments


Laura Rzepka, Executive Director

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