Tanya Spilovoy is the Director, Open Policy at WCET. Spilovoy leads the National Compacts OER Initiative which focuses on the policy, practice, and implementation of Open Educational Resources in compact regions, states, systems, and higher education institutions. Previously, she served as the director of distance education and state authorization at the North Dakota University System and has taught online and face to face. She is the co-creator and instructor for SPARC’s Open Education Leadership Program. Spilovoy received her B.A. in English from Union College, M.A. in Education from Hamline University, and a Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Change from Benedictine University.