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Institute for Credentialing Excellence

Board of Directors

Chair 

Todd Philbrick, CAE
(term expires 11/2024)
Director of Certification
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Vice Chair

Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN, CAE
(term expires 11/2022)
Independent Consultant

Secretary-Treasurer and Public Member

Catherine Dower, JD
(term expires 11/2023)

NCCA Representative

Joy Matthews-Lopez, PhD
(term expires 11/2022)
President and Senior Psychometrician
JML Measurement and Testing Services, LLC

Sustaining Member Representative

Bill West, MBA
(term expires 11/2023)
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Examity

Director 

Terri Hinkley, CAE, EdD, MBA, BSN, RN
(term expires 11/2022)
CEO
Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board

Director 

Sara Blair Lake, JD, CAE
(term expires 11/2023)
CEO
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Director

Marya Ryan, CAE, PMP
(term expires 11/2024)
Chief Operating Officer
Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Director

Sheri Sesay-Tuffour, CAE
(term expires 11/2024)
Chief Executive Officer
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Inc.

Ex Officio Member

Denise Roosendaal, CAE
Executive Director
Institute for Credentialing Excellence

The Board of Directors operates under the Policy Governance model, under which the strategic plan is driven by the association's established Ends Goals.