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OVERVIEW

The CAEL team draws great strength from its varied set of backgrounds and skills. But we hold one very important quality in common: dedicated expertise in forging the connections between learning and work that adult learnersand their communitiesdepend on for social mobility and economic equity.

Alex Morrison
Interim President
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Christine Carpenter
Senior Vice President, Engagement
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Beth Doyle, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Client Success and Operations
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Dawn Lang
Senior Vice President, Partnership Development
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Earl Buford
Incoming President - April 12, 2021
Carlo Bertolini
Director, Marketing and Communications
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Elizabeth Brandes
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
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Teri Buffum
Director, Community Membership & Director, Human Resources
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Scott A. Campbell, Ph.D.
Vice President, Partnership Development
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Ryan Cheney
Manager, Member Marketing
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Devon Coombe
Director, Consulting
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Katrina Douthit
Manager, Solutions
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Carol Erickson
Senior Director, Foundation Partnerships
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Wilson Finch
Vice President, Consulting
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Heather Hardinger
Director, Consulting
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John Hawkins
Senior Director of Partnership Development
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Elizabeth Hibner
Senior Director, Impact
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Kristen Himmerick
Senior Director, Solutions
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Josh Klein
Director, Program Design
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Becky Klein-Collins
Vice President, Impact
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Claire Linnemeier
Director, Consulting
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Angie Lucas
Director, Energy Providers' Coalition for Education (EPCE) and Director, Engagement
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Jeannie McCarron
Senior Director, Member Engagement
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Claire Muth
Director, Solutions
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Megan Mzenga
Coordinator, Operations
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Barry Nickerson
Director, Consulting
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Patricia Norman
Coordinator, Member Engagement
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Rafael Pasillas
Director, Consulting
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Gretchen Seidle
Executive Assistant
Mary-Celeste Slusser
Senior Director of Operations
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Elizabeth Warner
Senior Director, Event Operations, CMP
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Board Members

Tom Dawson, Chair
Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
Strada Education Network
Deborah L. Ford
Chancellor
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Larry A. Lutz
Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Strada Education Network
Case McGee
Vice President, Human Resources and Communications
Archer Daniels Midland
Alex Morrison
Interim President, CAEL, and Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Solutions
Strada Education Network
Erin Roth
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Strada Education Network

Advisory Council

Dr. Chris Bustamante
Executive Director
Arizona Community College Coordinating Council
Dr. John Cavanaugh
President & CEO (Retired)
Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area
Mike D’Ausilio
Managing Director, Head of Talent – Consumer and Community Banking
J.P. Morgan Chase
Dr. Alan Davis
President and Vice Chancellor
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
David Fike, Ph.D.
President
Golden Gate University
Dr. Deborah L. Ford
Chancellor
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Dr. Kathi Hiyane-Brown
President
Whatcom Community College
Dr. Christine Johnson
Chancellor
Community Colleges of Spokane
Kimo Kippen
President
Aloha Learning Advisors
Karen Kocher
General Manager, Talent and Learning Experiences
Microsoft
Teresa Lubbers
Commissioner
Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Case McGee
Vice President, Human Resources and Communications
Archer Daniels Midland
Dr. William McKinney
Advisor for Regional Campus Affairs
Indiana University
Mark D. Milliron, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President & Executive Dean of the Teachers College
Western Governors University
Dr. Annette Parker (Chair)
President
South Central College
Dr. Rich Pattenaude
President Emeritus
Ashford University
Brenna Preisser
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Brunswick Corporation
Michael Wright
President
The Wright Group, Inc