NERA LEADERSHIP
 

Executive Committee
 
President
Bo Bashkov
IXL Learning
President-Elect
Jonathan Steinberg
Educational Testing Service
Past President
Nina Deng
Kaplan Inc.
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)
The JC Research Group
Steven Holtzman (2022-2023)
Educational Testing Service
Kate Nolan (2022-2025)
Curriculum Associates
Thai Ong (2022-2025)
NBME

Matthew Speno (2022-2023)
Salem State University
Graduate Student Issues Committee Chair

 
















 

Appointed Positions
 
2023 Conference Co-Chairs
Francis O'Donnell 
NBME
Sarah Ferguson
Rowan University
  
Mina Lee
Cambium Assessment

Maura O’Riordan
University of Massachusetts Amherst

  

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

NERA Webmaster
Yu Bao
James Madison University
   

NERA Conference Proceedings Co-Editors for Digital Commons

Kate Nolan
Curriculum Associates

Beth Perkins
American Association of Colleges and Universities
 

Webinar Coordinator
Alia Ammar
Drexel University
   

Mentoring Program Co-Chairs

Kerry Vieth
American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Bethany Fishbein
Boston College      
                   






























 


STANDING COMMITTEES

Please see Committee Descriptions for summaries of the roles of our committees.
Communications Chair
Jerusha Henderek
NBME

Members
Yu Bao (Webmaster), James Madison University
Shelby Perry (Social Media Coordinator), Independent Consultant
Dukjae Lee (Email Coordinator), University of Massachusetts Amherst
Rachel Satter, University of Bridgeport
Son Pham, Stephen F. Austin State University
Marcia Delcourt, Western Connecticut State University
Graduate Student Issues Chair
Matthew Speno
Salem State University

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
Yu Bao, James Madison University
Siyu Wan, American Board of Internal Medicine
Katarina Schaefer, James Madison University
Josiah Huntsberger, James Madison University
Laura Lambert, James Madison University
Membership Chair
Rory Lazowski
College Board

Members

Briana Chang, College Board
Marcia Delcourt, Western Connecticut State University
Rebecca Natow, Hofstra University
Charles Ogundimo, Pace University

Nominations Chair
Nina Deng
Kaplan, Inc.

Members

Steven Holtzman, Educational Testing Service
Rochelle Michel, Smarter Balanced
Javarro Russell, Association of American Medical Colleges
April Zenisky, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ross Markle, DIA Higher Education Collaborators

 















































 
AWARD COMMITTEES
Thomas Donlon Mentoring Award Chair
Jennifer Randall
University of Michigan

Members
Marcia Delcourt, Western Connecticut State University
Leo D. Doherty Memorial Award Chair
Tia Fetcher
Defense Personnel Assessment Center

Members
Steven Holtzman, Educational Testing Service
Sara Finney, James Madison University
Thanos Patelis, Johns Hopkins University
Educator-as-Researcher Award Chair
Salika Lawrence
The College of New Jersey
Tajma Cameron
Drexel University

Members
Lisa Bajor, Queens College, City University of New York
Son Pham, Stephen F. Austin State University
Eduardo Crespo Cruz, University of Massachusetts Amherst 
Marcia Delcourt, Western Connecticut State University
Lorne H. Woollatt Distinguished Paper Chair
Rochelle Michel
Smarter Balanced

Members
Katie Filling, Baltimore County Public Schools
Johan van der Jagt, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Shu Chen-Worley, Touro University
Felice Billups, Johnson & Wales University

























 
AD HOC COMMITTEES
Conference Ambassadors Chair
Carol Barry
American Board of Surgery

Members
Whitney Coggeshall, Educational Testing Service
Pamela Kaliski, American Board of Internal Medicine
Charles Ogundimu, NCIS
Member Advocacy Chair
Pamela Kaliski
American Board of Internal Medicine
 

Members
Niralee Patel-Lye, University of Connecticut
Richie Diaz, Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary
Thai Ong, NBME
Samatha Harmon, James Madison University
Maria Hamdani, Center for Measurement Justice
April Zenisky, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Tajma Cameron, Drexel University
Sarah Hammami, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Kevin Coopersmith, Stockton University
Kristin Weyrick, Stockton University

Site Selection Chair
Jonathan Steinberg
Educational Testing Service

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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