NASM Annual Meeting 2018: Election, Appointments, Appreciation

January 2019


Members and friends of NASM gathered in Washington, D.C. in November for the Ninety-Fourth Annual Meeting. The Association extends deepest appreciation to all those who were part of the volunteer effort that makes these meetings successful, an effort that includes preparing and making presentations, leading discussion, sharing expertise and insight, and much more.


Subsequent to action by the Membership and the Board of Directors during the 2018 Annual Meeting, we are pleased to announce the election, re-election, or appointment of the following individuals to office in NASM:

Dan Dressen, Saint Olaf College

Vice President
Michael D. Wilder, Wheaton College

Member, Commission on Community College Accreditation

Patricia P. Crossman, The Community College of Baltimore County

Interim Chair, Commission on Accreditation
Peter T. Witte, University of the Pacific

Members, Commission on Accreditation
Cathy Albergo, Florida Golf Coast University

Donna M. Bohn, MidAmerica Nazarene University

Daniel Goble, Colorado State University

Dale E. Monson, University of Georgia

Curt Scheib, Seton Hill University

Chair, Nominating Committee

Mary Ellen Poole, University of Texas at Austin

Members, Nominating Committee
Susan C. Cook, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Paula A. Grissom-Broughton, Spelman College

Beth Cram Porter, Cedarville University

Lucia Unrau, Murray State University


The Association wishes to express its deepest thanks to those individuals who left office in NASM in 2018 after serving one or more terms:

Sue Haug, Pennsylvania State University

Vice President
Dan Dressen, Saint Olaf College

Immediate Past President

Mark Wait, Vanderbilt University

Members, Board of Directors (Regional Chairs)

Thomas Priest, Weber State University (Region 1)

Christopher Bianco, Western Washington University (Region 2)

David Reynolds, South Dakota State University (Region 3)

 Member, Commission on Accreditation

Ann B. Stutes, Wayland Baptist University

John D. Vander Weg, Wayne State University

 Public Member, Commissions on Accreditation and Board of Directors

Laurie Benold Locke

Chair, Committee on Ethics

Gary Mortenson, Baylor University

Chair, Nominating Committee

Faun Tanenbaum Tiedge, Linfield College

Members, Nominating Committee

Jeffrey E. Bush, James Madison University

Kathryn L. Fouse, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Washington Garcia, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Mary Ellen Poole, University of Texas at Austin


NASM is indebted to these exceptional individuals for their dedication and volunteer spirit, without which the Association’s work could not go forward.