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Institute for Credentialing Excellence

Board of Directors

Chair 

Todd Philbrick, CAE, ICE-CCP
(term expires 12/2024)
Chief Certification Officer
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Vice Chair

Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN, CAE
(term expires 12/2022)
Independent Consultant

Secretary-Treasurer and Public Member

Catherine Dower, JD
(term expires 12/2023)

NCCA Representative

Joy Matthews-Lopez, PhD
(term expires 12/2022)
President and Senior Psychometrician
JML Measurement and Testing Services, LLC

Sustaining Member Representative

Bill West, MBA
(term expires 12/2023)
 

Director 

Terri Hinkley, CAE, EdD, MBA, BSN, RN
(term expires 12/2025)
CEO
Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board

Director 

Sara Blair Lake, JD, CAE
(term expires 12/2023)
CEO
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Director

Marya Ryan, CAE, PMP, ICE-CCP
(term expires 12/2024)
Chief Operating Officer
Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Director

Sheri Sesay-Tuffour, PhD, CAE
(term expires 12/2024)
Chief Executive Officer
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

Ex Officio Member

Denise Roosendaal, FASAE, 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.