Bettina Tweardy Riveros, J.D.

Chief Health Equity Officer; Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Community Engagement · ChristianaCare

Leads health equity and government affairs strategies to advance ChristianaCare's vision and mission to serve the community.

Community Engagement Health Policy Strategy Vision Government Affairs

Betty Farmer

Professor · Western Carolina University

Betty Farmer's specialty areas include gender communication, crisis communication and communication skills training.

Public Speaking Communication Skills Training Gender Communication Crisis Communication Public Relations

Patricia Parker, Ph.D.

Ruel W. Tyson Distinguished Professor of Humanities; Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities; Professor, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Uses organizational communication theories to explore how discourses of race, gender and class intersect with girls’ and women's leadership.

Community Engagement Girl's and Women's Empowerment Youth Activism Community Engaged Scholarship Social Justice Leadership

Maury Nation

Associate Professor, Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert in restorative justice, suspensions, equity for students of color and restorative discipline practices.

Public School Systems Race Bullying and School-Age Children Neighborhood Characteristics and Mental Health Community & School-based Prevention Research

Lynn Blanchard, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Center for Public Service · UNC-Chapel Hill

Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Director of the Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC

Community Engagement Civic Engagement Philanthropy Education Community and Team Building Public Service

Christopher (Cal) Lee

Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

An expert on the curation of “born digital” materials and use of digital forensics to redact sensitive information in digital collections.

Electronic Records Management Digital Preservation Archives Digital Forensics

Marsha MacDowell

Professor and Curator · Michigan State University

Marsha MacDowell is an expert in museums and communities, traditional material culture studies and digital preservation

Women's Art Art and Health Folklife and Museums Quilt Studies Community-Engaged Museum Work

Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

DeAnna Leitzke, P.E., Ph.D.

Associate VP of Academic Excellence · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. DeAnna Leitzke is an expert in higher ed leadership and focuses her work on academic program partnerships and program innovations.

Higher Education Construction Management Project-Based Experiential Learning Servant Leadership

Benita Walton-Moss

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert and practitioner, specializing in advanced health assessment across the lifespan, especially for vulnerable populations

Healthcare of Vulnerable Populations Family Health Health Care Administration Health Information Technology

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Sarah Hooper

Executive Director of UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium and Adjunct Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: hoopers@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4831 / Office 377-200

Health Equity Health Law Comprehensive and Coordinated Care Health and Access to Civil Justice Elder Financial Abuse

Los Ellis

Personal Brand and Body Language Decoder · TraLos Inc.

Personal Brand Coach for Businessmen and Woman, Government Professionals and Educators.

Branding Body Language Communications and Networks

Dominique Halaby

Director, Business Innovation Group · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Halaby oversees development of Georgia Southern University’s City Center.

Community Development Workforce and Economic Development Non-Profit Organizations Workplace Innovation Rural Entrepreneurship

Laurel Butler

Lecturer of Studio Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Studio Arts

Creative Youth Development Arts Education Social Justice

Miriam Liss

Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Liss is internationally known expert on parenting and work-family balance issues.

Mindfulness Work-Life Balance Feminism Parenting Social Media

Colette Santasieri

Executive Director, Center for Community Systems, NJ Brownfields Assistance Center @NJIT, and NJIT Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Santasieri steers projects, programs and research in environmental, infrastructure, and land-use planning and community revitalization.

Placemaking Climate Change Research Brownfields Redevelopment Brownfields Civil Infrastructure Systems

Jennifer Puckett

Production Manager, USA · eModeration Limited

Production Manager, USA at eModeration Limited

Kid Safety Online Safety Community Engagement Online Tools Development

Elise King, MID, M.A.

Assistant Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences | Interior Design · Baylor University

Elise King, MID, M.A., is an Assistant Professor in Interior Design at Baylor University.

Sleep and Creativity 19th and 20th Century Design History Community Engagement Interior Design Fundamentals of Interior Design

Rachel Parker

Assistant Professor of Arts Admin / Director of Arts Admin · Southern Utah University

Specializing in arts administration, grant writing, and leadership

Arts Administration Art Advocacy in Rural Communities Arts Education Rural Communities Leadership Leadership in the Arts