Governing Board

The ACPA Governing Board is composed of 12 voting members. Ten of these members are elected: President, Vice President, Past President, Director of Equity and Inclusion, Director of External Relations, Director of Membership Development, Member-at-Large for Faculty, Member-at-Large for Entry-Level Professionals, Member-at-Large for Mid-Level Professionals, Member-at-Large for Senior- Level Professionals and two are apporinted: Director of Professional Development and Director of Research and Scholarship. The Executive Director of ACPA who will serve as both the Treasurer and Secretary will fill one ex-officio position.


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Ethical Statements & Principles

Craig Elliott


Samuel Merritt University
Email  |  Twitter: @drcraigelliott

Jamie Washington

Past President

Washington Consulting Group

Vernon Wall


LeaderShape & One Better World, LLC
Email  |  Twitter: @VernonAWall

Kristan Cilente Skendall

Director, External Relations

University of Maryland
Email | Twitter: @kskendall

Dre Domingue

Coordinator, Commissions

Davidson College

Merrily Dunn

Member-at-Large, Faculty

University of Georgia
Email | Twitter: @merrilydunn

Becki Elkins

Coordinator, Communities of Practice

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Beverley Ellis

Coordinator, International Members & Divisions

University of the Southern Caribbean

Jesse Grant

Member-at-Large Senior Level

Bemidji State University

Keith Humphrey

Foundation President

Cal Poly–San Luis Obispo
Email | @keithbhumphrey

Dean Kennedy

Director of Professional Development

Sonoma State University
email | twitter: @deanfkennedy

Leilani Kupo

Member-at-Large, Mid-Level

University of California, Merced
Email | Twitter: @leilani_kupo

Vigor Lam

Member-at-Large Entry Level

Kitchell CEM
Email | Twitter: @veegorous

Chris Linder

Director, Research & Scholarship

University of Georgia
Email | Twitter: @proflinder

Danielle Morgan Acosta

Director, Membership Development

Florida State University
Email  |  Twitter: @dMo924

Alan Mueller

Coordinator, State and Regional Chapters

Salem College

Windi Sasaki

Director of Equity & Inclusion

University of California, San Diego

Jordan S. West

Coordinator, Coalitions & Networks

The George Washington University

Governing Board Elects

  • Director-Elect, External Relations: Tricia Smith, Redford University
  • Director-Elect, Membership Development: Rachel Beech, CSU-San Bernardino
  • Director-Elect, Research & Scholarship: Moira Ozias, University of Oklahoma
  • Member-at-Large Elect, Faculty: Marc Johnston Guerrero, The Ohio State University
  • Member-at-Large Elect, Mid-Level: Laura Arroyo, University of Colorado - Boulder

Assembly Leadership

  • Coordinator, Coalitions & Networks: Jordan S. West, The George Washington University
  • Coordinator, Commissions: Dre Domingue, Davidson College
  • Coordinator, Communities of Practice: Becki Elkins, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
  • Coordinator, International Members & Divisions: Beverley Ellis, University of the Southern Caribbean
  • Coordinator, State and Regional Chapters: Alan Mueller, Salem College

Assembly Leadership Elects

  • Coordinator-Elect, Commissions: Brian Arao, University of California - Santa Cruz