Mindy Benson

Interim President · Southern Utah University

Benson shares the importance of storytelling to the identity of an organization.

Higher Education Community Patnerships Alumni Relations in Higher Education Event Planning, Concerts Event Planning, Presidential Inaugurations Alumni Relations

Teresa Di Felice

Assistant Vice President, Government and Community Relations · CAA Club Group

Teresa oversees CAA SCO's advocacy and community relations efforts in Ontario.

Community & Government Relations Road Safety Policy Advocacy Congestion Management Roadside Assistance

David Carter

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

David L. Carter is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice and Director of the Intelligence Program at Michigan State University.

Counterterrorism Policing Homicide Investigations Law Enforcement Criminal Justice

Veena Dubal

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: dubalv@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4860 / Office 364-200

Critical Race Theory Sociology of Social Movements Legal Anthropology Work Law Law and Social Change

John Davies

Founder and CEO · Davies Public Affairs

One of the nation's most respected communication strategists & an expert on building grassroots public support for controversial issues.

Strategic Communications and Grassroots Programs Building Public Support for Controversial Projects and Issues Crisis Communications Perception Persuasion

Stephanie Nawyn

Associate Professor and Co-director of Center for Gender in Global Context · Michigan State University

Stephanie Nawyn specializes in migration and refugees, human trafficking and migrant labor exploitation.

Gender Immigration Refugees Resettlement

Eric Chiang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Eric Chiang's research interests include: international economics, economics education, and intellectual property rights.

Econometrics Intellectual Property Rights International Economics Economics Education Macroeconomics

Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Travel Industry Government Relations & Public Affairs Issues Management Legislation Policy Analysis

Debbie Corum

Athletic Director · Southern Utah University

Specializing in student athlete success strategies, the history of collegiate athletics, and women athletic administrators

Women in College Athletics Women Coaches in NCAA History of Collegiate Athletics Collegiate Athletics NCAA

Michael Stewart

Community Relations Specialist · CAA Club Group

Michael oversees CAA South Central Ontario's cycling and pedestrian safety outreach efforts.

Vulnerable Road Users Cycling Safety Community Relations Road Safety Pedestrian Safety

Anissa Freeman Starnes

Regional Development Director · Constant Contact, Inc.

Entertaining Educational Marketing Expert - North & South Carolina

Email Marketing Event Marketing Social Campaigns Community Relations Social Media Marketing

Nicola Smith, MBA, JD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Structural inequality and diversity; Leadership for change; Children’s rights advocacy; Ethics and professional responsibility

Leadership and Change Alternative Dispute Resolution Workplace Politics Ethics and Professional Responsibility Organizational Theories

Debra Osburn

Vice President · University of Saskatchewan

Debra Osburn leads institutional strategies to enhance reputation, build effective relationships, and accrue public resources.

Strategic Communications Media Relations Creative Direction Government Relations Web Development

Elizabeth Cannon

President and Vice-Chancellor · University of Calgary

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

Higher Education Leadership Geomatics Engineering Board Leadership Community Relations Executive Leadership

James Stephens

Associate Professor, Health Policy and Community Health · Georgia Southern University

James Stephens analyzes healthcare laws and works to find new healthcare delivery models.

Community Relations Healthcare Finance Medical Staff Relations Leadership Development Strategic Planning & Business Policy

Jenny Edwards, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Invitational Education, Cognitive Coaching, Nonverbal Communication

Action-Orientated Research Capacity Building Child Development Community Relations Creativity and Problem Solving

Juan Araque

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Donna Law

Executive Director of Development and Government Relations · Southern Utah University

Specializing in legislative and regulatory policy, arts and non-profit management, and fund-raising in higher education

Non-Profit Administration Fund-raising in Higher Education Utah Politics Utah Legislative Body Utah Government Relations

Manuel N. Ponce, Jr.

Clinical Associate Professor & Director, Institute for School Leadership and Administration (ISLA) · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Charter and Traditional Public School Collaboration Systems Thinking K-12 School Leadership and Administration Communities of Practice Urban School Reform

Mary Bennett

Director of the Leavitt Center for Politics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries