NERA LEADERSHIP
 

Executive Committee
 
President
Nina Deng
Kaplan Inc.
President-Elect
Bo Bashkov
IXL Learning
Past President
Steven Holtzman
Educational Testing Service
Secretary
Katrina Roohr
Educational Testing Service
Treasurer
Andrew Jones
American Board of Surgery
 















 

Board of Directors
Tabitha Bellamy (2020-2023)
New Jersey Department of Education
Madison Holzman (2021-2024)
Curriculum Associates
Jade Caines Lee (2021-2024)
Clark Atlanta University
Hank Johnson (2021-2022)
New England Institute of Technology
Francis O'Donnell (2019-2022)
NBME
Jonathan Rubright (2020-2022)
NBME
Matthew Speno (2021-2022)
University of New England
Graduate Student Issues Committee Chair
 
















 

Appointed Positions
 
2022 Conference Co-Chairs
Kate Nolan
Curriculum Associates
Frank Padellaro
Cognia
  
Beth Perkins
AAC&U
Duy Pham
Educational Testing Service
  

The NERA Researcher Co-Editors
Barbara J. Helms
Independent Consultant
Michael Wolter
Post University
  

NERA Webmaster
Yu Bao
James Madison University
Jerusha Henderek
NBME
  

NERA Conference Proceedings Co-Editors for Digital Commons
Haifa Matos
Educational Research Consultant
Jonathan Steinberg 
Educational Testing Service
 

Webinar Coordinator
Alia Ammar
Drexel University
   

Mentoring Program Co-Chairs
Kerry Cotter
New Meridian Corporation
Sarah Ferguson
Rowan University
Bethany Fishbein
Boston College                        
 






























 


STANDING COMMITTEES

Please see Committee Descriptions for summaries of the roles of our committees.
Communications Chair
Mina Lee
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Members
Yu Bao (Webmaster), James Madison University
Shelby Perry (Social Media Coordinator), Independent Consultant
Jerusha Henderek (Webmaster), NBME
Dukjae Lee (Email Coordinator), University of Massachusetts Amherst
Frank Padellaro (Member), Cognia
Graduate Student Issues Chair
Matthew Speno
University of New England

Members
Beth Perkins (Past Chair), AAC&U
Jesús Aceves Loza, Fordham University
Pamela Mikaelian, Central Connecticut State University

 
Infrastructure Chair
Nikole Gregg
Cambium Assessment

Members
Alia Ammar, Drexel University
Tia Fechter, Defense Personnel Assessment Center
Yu Bao, James Madison University
Kelly Rewley, American Board of Internal Medicine
Paulius Satkus, James Madison University
Jonathan Steinberg, Educational Testing Service
Siyu Wan, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Membership Chair
Rory Lazowski
College Board

Members
Kathryn Thompson, James Madison University
Aubry Threlkeld, Endicott College
Michael Wolter,  Goodwin University
Nominations Chair
Steven Holtzman
Educational Testing Service

Members
Rochelle Michel, Curriculum Associates
Javarro Russell, Association of American Medical Colleges
April Zenisky, University of Massachusetts Amherst
 















































 
AWARD COMMITTEES
Thomas Donlon Mentoring Award Chair
Catherine (Katie) O'Callaghan
Western Connecticut State University

Members
Jody Piro (Past Chair), Western Connecticut State University
Marcia Delcourt, Western Connecticut State University
Leo D. Doherty Memorial Award Chair
Sara Finney
James Madison University

Members
Steven Holtzman, Educational Testing Service
Darlene Perner, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Stone, Educational Research Consultant
Educator-as-Researcher Award Chair
Salika Lawrence
The College of New Jersey

Members
Rochelle Michel, Educational Records Bureau
John Shekitka, Manhattanville College
Julio Vazquez, North Salem Central School District
Lorne H. Woollatt Distinguished Paper Chair
Rochelle Michel
Educational Records Bureau

Members
Katie Filling, Baltimore County Public Schools
Maria Finger-Elam, Baltimore County Public Schools
Johan van der Jagt, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Adele Macula, New Jersey City University



























 
AD HOC COMMITTEES
Conference Ambassadors Chair
Thai Ong
NBME

Members
Carol Barry, American Board of Surgery
Whitney Coggeshall, American Board of Internal Medicine
Kate Nolan, Curriculum Associates
Charles Ogundimu, NCIS
Aubry Thelkeld, Endicott College
Member Advocacy Chair
Pamela Kaliski
American Board of Internal Medicine
Site Selection Chair
Bo Bashkov
IXL Learning


Members
Hank Johnson, New England Institute of Technology
Steven Holtzman, Educational Testing Service
Shelby Perry, Independent Consultant

Strategic Planning Chair
Steven Holtzman
Educational Testing Service



















 

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