Task Force Members 2016-2017
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2016-2017 Task Forces

 

Access for Disabilities Abroad

Co-Chairs         

Julia Rose Karpicz - SIT Graduate Institute and Study Abroad

Erica Ledesma - Diversity Abroad

Members

Randi Butler Institute of International Education

Chrissie Faupel - University of South Carolina

Marnie Nelson - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Irene Scott - Texas A&M University 


Athletes 

Co-Chairs          

Susan Lochner Atkinson - University of Wisconsin, Madison

Erica Ledesma - Diversity Abroad

Members

Robert Bennett III - The Ohio State University

Louis Berends - Syracuse University

Karen Elmore - University of Oklahoma

Chris Haynes - University of South Florida

Tara Michael - Global Players Study Abroad for Student-Athletes

 

First Generation College Students & First Abroad

Co-Chairs

Leslie Callihan - The Ohio State University

Erica Ledesma - Diversity Abroad

Members

Cele Blair Georgia Gwinnett College

Emily Garner - Colorado State University 

Molly Leighton - CIEE

Laura Moix - University of Arkansas

Ashley Spinelli - ACCENT International

 

High School Students 

Co-Chairs

Eileen Kelly-Aguirre - School Year Abroad

Andrew Gordon & Erica Ledesma - Diversity Abroad

Members

Laura Eggen - Global Journeys

Kristin Labs - IFSA Butler 

Paula Levitt - University of California, Davis

Darin Smith-Gaddis - CAPA The Global Education Network

 

International Students

Co-Chairs 

Kati Bell - Dominican University of California

Andrew Gordon - Diversity Abroad

Members

Emily Evans - Midway University

Vern Granger - The Ohio State University  

Marilyn Jackson - San Francisco State University 

Sandy Tupper - Michigan State University

Yuanqi (Suzy) Wang - Vanderbilt University

Jacquis Watters - Stevens Institute of Technology

 

LGBTQI+ 

Co-Chairs

Monroe France - New York University 

Chris LeGrant - Diversity Abroad

Members

Christopher Hanson - University of California, Santa Cruz

Rachel Massey - Texas Tech University

Ahmad Refky - CEA Study Abroad

Maria Segala Boston College

Alayne Wood - Duke University

 

Minority Serving Institutions

Co-Chairs

Chevelle Hall, PhD - Bethune Cookman University

Andrew Gordon - Diversity Abroad

Members

Carolyn Becker - Texas Woman's University

Amy Garwood-Díaz - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Charla Henley - The University of New Mexico

Shawna Hurley - Institute of International Education

Maxine Sample Virginia State University

 

Racially & Ethnically Diverse Students 

Co-Chairs

Emerald Templeton - University of California, Berkeley

Trixie Cordova & Chris LeGrant - Diversity Abroad

Members

Maria Doyle - University of West Georgia

Brandon Gregory Bell University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Irene Lopez - Kenyon College

Neal McKinney - DePauw University

Katie Perkins - California Lutheran University

Tonal Simmons - Wayne State University 


Religious Identity

Co-Chairs

Vivian-Lee Nyitray - University of California (system)

Trixie Cordova - Diversity Abroad

Members

Grace Johnson The Ohio State University

Angelo Pisano - Global Educators

 

Undocumented & DACA-mented Students

Co-Chairs

Nicole Desjardins Gowdy - Pomona College

Trixie Cordova - Diversity Abroad

Members

Erica Jorgenson - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Carol Reyes - Miami Dade College

Erin Santana - CIEE