WCET Executive Council

The Executive Council serves as the strategic advisory group to the Executive Director on matters related to membership, annual dues, strategic priorities, policies, and other issues.

Elected At-Large

Term Ends 2023

Dale P. Johnson

WCET Executive Council, Director of Digital Innovation, Arizona State University


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Michael K. Moore

WCET Executive Council Chair, Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Arkansas System


Term Ends 2024

Mordecai Ian Brownlee

WCET Executive Council, President, Community College of Aurora


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Leah Matthews

WCET Executive Council, Executive Director, Distance Education Accrediting Commission

Loraine Pai Schmitt

WCET Executive Council Vice Chair, Executive Dean, Academic & Student Affairs Innovation & Technology, Portland Community College


Representing the WCET Steering Committee

Term Ends 2023

Chantae Recasner

WCET Steering Committee Vice Chair, WCET Executive Council, Equity Research Manager for Advanced Analytics, Western Governors University


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Shannon Riggs

WCET Steering Committee Past Chair, WCET Executive Council, Executive Director of Academic Programs and Learning Innovation, Oregon State University Ecampus



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Term Ends 2024

Jory Hadsell

WCET Steering Committee Chair, WCET Executive Council, Vice Chancellor and CIO, Technology, Foothill-De Anza Community College District



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Immediate Past Executive Council Chair

Term Ends 2023

Alexandera (Sasha) Thackaberry

WCET Executive Council, Vice President of Student and Partner Services, Pearson


Representing the WICHE Commission

Fred Lokken

WCET Executive Council, Professor, Truckee Meadows Community College

As WCET Executive Director

Russ Poulin

Executive Director, WCET & Vice President for Technology-Enhanced Education, WICHE




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