ASPA Board of Directors

(May 2021 - April 2022)

The Board of Directors includes:

  • One senior level executive or academic officer of an institution holding institutional or programmatic accreditation by at least one member accreditor;
  • One academic member from programs or institutions accredited by a member;
  • One practitioner member from among the professions represented by members;
  • Five senior level accreditation staff from member accrediting agencies, of which at least two are chief staff officers; and
  • The Executive Director of ASPA, ex officio and nonvoting.

Chair and Accreditor

Heather Stagliano

Council on Podiatric Medical Education

Vice-Chair and Accreditor

Craig Little

President/ Chief Executive Officer
Council on Chiropractic Education

Treasurer and Accreditor

Mollie Mulvanity

Deputy Director
Council on Education for Public Health


Leslie Higham

Academic Program Specialist II (retired)
Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), Project Management Institute on Academic


Jan Winn

Executive Director
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology

Practitioner Member

Alyson Williams

Special Projects Coordinator
Virginia Early Childhood Foundation

Academic Member

Engin Ayvaz

Director, Intensive English Center
Tennessee State University

Academic Member

Mark Evely

Chair, Department of Applied Health Sciences
Wayne State University


Executive Director

Joseph Vibert

* Terms begin on May 1 and end on April 30. (Page revised May 2022)


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