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Institute for Credentialing Excellence

Board of Directors

Chair 

Todd Philbrick, CAE
(term expires 11/2021)
Director of Certification
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Vice Chair

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

Secretary-Treasurer and Public Member

Catherine Dower, JD
(term expires 11/2023)

NCCA Representative

Joy Matthews-Lopez, PhD
(term expires 11/2021)
President and Senior Psychometrician
JML Measurement and Testing Services, LLC

Sustaining Member Representative

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

Director 

Grady Colson Barnhill, MS
(term expires 11/2021)
Senior Assessment Advisor
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Director 

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

Director

Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN, CAE
(term expires 11/2022)
CEO
National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists

Director

Lisa Sallstrom, CAE, PMP
(term expires 11/2021)
Vice President, Certification and Membership
Association for Supply Chain Management, ASCM

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.