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National Office Staff

Executive Director
Richard S. Moog
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Associate Director
Marcy Dubroff
marcy.dubroff@pogil.orgRead More
Endorsement and PAC Liaison
Publications Liaison
Alex M. Bender
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Event Coordinator
Julie Boldizar
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Administrative Assistant
Kathy Clark
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Patricia Cook
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Digital Manager
Interim Development Manager
Kristen Evans
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Event Coordinator
Jen Perot
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Elaine Ressel
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Consultant - Session Materials Management and Podcast Producer
Matthew Tarka
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Materials Coordinator
Laura Trout
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POGIL Contact Information
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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee provides direction and definition to the goals of The Project. The group meets monthly via conference call and twice yearly in person. Positions on the Steering Committee are determined via an annual application process, and slots become available each year.

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Goal 3 Liaison
Joseph Brown
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Goal 3 Liaison
Michael Bruno
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Goal 2 Liaison & Feedback Coordinator
Sean Garrett-Roe
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Goal 5 Liaison / Special Projects
Tim Herzog
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Goal 4 Liaison
Juliette Lantz
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Goal 1 Liaison
An-Phong Le
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Goal 3 Liaison
Mario Nakazawa
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Chair & Strategic Plan Oversight
Marty Perry
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Board of Directors

The POGIL Project Board of Directors are the fiduciaries who steer the organization toward a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as make sure that the nonprofit organization has adequate resources to advance its mission.

Board Member
Andy Bressette
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Board Member
Lisa Russell-Mina
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Board Member
Laura Philips
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Board Member
Andrew Schultz
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The POGIL Project Interns

Each year, The POGIL Project works with talented student interns to help get the work of The Project accomplished.  We are thankful for the time and talent that these students bring to the National Office.

POGIL Project Student Intern
Brianna DeJesus
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POGIL Project Student Intern
Will Scouten
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POGIL Project Student Intern
Tyra Smith
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Other POGIL Leadership

The POGIL Project is assisted in its mission by dedicated members of the POGIL community who serve in various leadership capacities.

Chair, Strategic Collaborations Working Group
Andy Aspaas
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Co-Chair, Classroom Videos Working Group
Rodney Austin
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Chair, Addressing Equity: Learning Communities Working Group
Teresa Bixby
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Chair, 2023 NCAPP
Joyce Easter
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Writing Mentor
Caryl Fish
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Host, The POGIL Podcast
Alex Grushow
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Chair, OPTIC Working Group
Urik Halliday
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Chair, Addressing Equity: Guidelines Usage
Caroline Lehman
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Co-Chair, Networks Working Group
Charity Flener Lovitt
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Co-Chair Classroom Videos Working Group
Chris Mayfield
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eSeries Coordinator; Host, The POGIL Podcast
Wayne Pearson
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Coordinator for Electronic Offerings
Kristin Plessel
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Chair, POGIL Activity Clearinghouse (PAC)
Melissa Reeves
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Chair, Addressing Equity: Targeted Recruitment Working Group
Joan Roque
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Chair, Research Agenda Working Group
Suzanne Ruder
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Endorsement Coordinator
Shawn Simonson
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Co-Chair Networks Working Group
Kimberly Stieglitz
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Past POGIL Leadership

The POGIL Project staff and members extend a deep debt of gratitude to the following people who have given tirelessly in the effort to build this professional development organization.

Karen Anderson, Madison College

Chris Bauer, University of New Hampshire

Andrew Bressette, Berry College

Diane Bunce, Catholic University

Kelly Butler, Chestnut Hill College

Renée Cole, University of Iowa

Frank Creegan, Washington College (emeritus)

Elliot Douglas, University of Florida

Caryl Fish, St. Vincent College 

Gina Frey, Washington University in St. Louis

Michael Garoutte, Missouri Southern State University

Alex Grushow, Rider University

Urik Halliday, Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center

David Hanson, Stony Brook University

Megan Hoffman, Bereau College

Sally Hunnicutt, Virginia Commonwealth University

Clif Kussmaul, Muhlenberg College

Juliette Lantz, Drew University

Jennifer Lewis, University of South Florida

Dan Libby, Moravian College (emeritus)

Jenny Loertscher, Seattle University

Ashley Mahoney, Bethel College

Beff Mancini, Rowan University and Cherry Hill East HS (retired)

Tina Mewhinney, Eastfield College

Vicky Minderhout, Seattle University (emeritus)

Kristin Plessel, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Susan Richardson, Wichita High School East

Suzanne Ruder, Virginia Commonwealth University

Susan Shadle, Boise State University

Shawn Simonson, Boise State University

James Spencer*, Franklin & Marshall College 

Mare Sullivan, Seattle Pacific University and Bellevue Christian School (retired)

Laura Trout, Lancaster Country Day School

Gail Webster, Guilford College

Troy Wolfskill, Stony Brook University