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National Office Staff

Executive Director
Richard S. Moog
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Associate Director
Marcy Dubroff
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Event Coordinator
Julie Boldizar
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Patricia Cook
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Administrative Assistant
Ruth Ferguson
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Event Coordinator
Ellen Harpel
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Director of Development
Britton Miller
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Publications Assistant & Event Planner
Sarah Rathmell
sarah.rathmell@pogil.orgRead More
Elaine Ressel
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Multimedia Coordinator
Stacey Wilson
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Consulting Scientist and Executive Editor
POGIL Contact Information
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Steering Committee

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


Strategic Planning
Chris Bauer
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Endorsement Coordinator
Alex Grushow
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Diversity Coordinator
Urik Halliday
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Feedback Coordinator
Sally Hunnicutt
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Chair & Strategic Plan Oversight
Marty Perry
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Assessment Coordinator
Suzanne Ruder
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Workshop Coordinator & Website Liaison
Shawn Simonson
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Diversity Coordinator
Mare Sullivan
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Materials Coordinator
Laura Trout
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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 Phillips
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Board Member
Andrew Schultz
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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

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 

Gina Frey, Washington University in St. Louis



Michael Garoutte, Missouri Southern State University

David Hanson, Stony Brook University

Megan Hoffman, Berea College

Clif Kussmaul, Muhlenberg College

Juliette Lantz, Drew University

Jennifer Lewis, University of South Florida

Dan Libby, Moravian College

Jenny Loertscher, Seattle University

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

Tina Mewhinney, Eastfield College

Vicky Minderhout, Seattle University

Susan Richardson, Wichita High School East

Susan Shadle, Boise State University

James Spencer, Franklin & Marshall College (emeritus)

Gail Webster, Guilford College

Troy Wolfskill, Stony Brook University