Ed Cabellon is a dynamic Higher Education administrator and practitioner. For the last 14 years, he has been on the cutting edge of leadership development and educational technology integration. He has worked and lead Student Affairs departments such as Residence Life, Student Activities, Greek Life, and Orientation. He has worked at the University of New Hampshire, Central Connecticut State University, Tufts University, and currently serves as the Director of the Rondileau Campus Center at Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts.
Ed's passions for Leadership, Technology and Education are the central focus of his small company, "LTE Consulting, Inc." He delivers inspiring keynote addresses, engaging workshops, and creative technology consulting at over 20 universities a year.
Consistently, Ed has been highly rated and recommended by faculty, staff and students. He shares his thoughts on the intersection of emerging technologies and Higher Education on his blog at "edcabellon.com" and serves as a regular guest writer on the Student Affairs Blog at “thesabloggers.org”.
Ed earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Stonehill College (MA) and his Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from Central Connecticut State University.
Marybeth Drechsler Sharp, Ph.D. is the Interim Executive Director at the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). She recently completed her doctorate in College Student Personnel at the University of Maryland (UMD), where she now serves as an adjunct instructor. During her doctoral career, Marybeth worked with student leadership development and service learning initiatives as a graduate staff member for the College Park Scholars living-learning program at UMD. Previously, she served as a residence hall coordinator at the University of Missouri, as a graduate hall director at the University of Central Missouri, and as an executive board member for the Missouri College Personnel Association.
Marybeth was a National Study of Living-Learning Programs research team member and a co-researcher for the Autoethnographic Research Group. She also has conducted research, written about, and presented on topics of leadership self-efficacy, student engagement in living-learning environments, dimensions of identity development, and learning outcomes. For her dissertation, Marybeth employed constructivist grounded theory to explore the motives and experiences of faculty members involved with living-learning programs.
UMD’s Division of Undergraduate Studies recognized Marybeth as the 2011 Graduate Assistant of the Year. She also received the 2011 Nevitt Sanford Award from ACPA’s Commission for Professional Preparation. Additionally, Marybeth was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), served as an Alternative Break advisor, worked for two years as a teaching assistant for a master’s level Counseling Skills course, and co-instructed the introduction to CSP class for master’s students during her time at UMD.
Marybeth resides in Washington, D.C. with her husband, Sean, and their cat, Lizzie. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga, running, reading, being a tourist in her own city, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and spoiling her three nephews.
Dwayne Todd currently serves as the Vice President for Student Affairs at the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD), where he has worked since 2001. In his current position, he provides senior leadership to the areas of residence life, student activities and events, safety and security, counseling services, career services, entrepreneurship programs, academic support services, disability services, campus dining services, judicial affairs, orientation/new student programs, and student insurance programs. He also serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet. Dwayne previously served in various Student Affairs roles at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX, and was the Assistant Chair of the MBA at Franklin University in Columbus, OH. Among these institutions, his career in higher education spans 18 years of work in multiple areas of higher education administration.
Dwayne received a Bachelor of Music from Samford University in Birmingham, AL, and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration at The Ohio State University. Additionally, he is a facilitator for CAMPUSPEAK, the nation’s premiere agency for college speakers and workshops. Dwayne is a Past President of the Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA). He also previously served on the ACPA Governing Board as the Senior-Level Member at Large and as the Director of Professional Development, where he co-chaired the joint task force that authored the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners document. Dwayne currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the ACPA Foundation and for the Jefferson Center for Learning and the Arts in Columbus, OH.
Gavin W. Henning serves as the Director of Administration for the division of student affairs at Dartmouth College. In this role, Gavin manages divisional student affairs functions including assessment, planning, professional development, communication, development, and information systems. He teaches student affairs assessment and research in the master’s programs at New England College and Salem State University.
Gavin’s scholarship has been published in professional journals and he has been an invited speaker at regional and national conferences. He has been honored by ACPA for his research and his contributions to student affairs. Gavin is past chair of ACPA’s Commission for Assessment and Evaluation and is currently a member of the ACPA Governing Board serving as Director for Professional Development. He also is a board member for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). Additionally, he is founder and president of Student Affairs Assessment Leaders, an international organization of student affairs assessment professionals.
Gavin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology from Michigan State University, a Master of Arts degree in College and University Administration from Michigan State University, a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of New Hampshire, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of New Hampshire.