Enhancing quality in higher education through specialized and professional accreditation

ASPA Board of Directors (May 2013 - April 2014)

The ASPA Board includes the following representation: 

  1. one chief executive or chief academic officer of an institution holding institutional or programmatic accreditation by at least one member accreditor;
  2. one academic member from programs or institutions accredited by a member;
  3. one practitioner member from among the professions represented by members;
  4. one member of the public whose vocation is outside the academic and accreditation communities;
  5. four senior level accreditation staff from member accrediting agencies, of which at least two are chief staff officers; and
  6. the executive director of ASPA, ex officio and nonvoting.

Chair and Accreditor

Neil Harvison
Director of Accreditation and Academic Affairs
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy

Vice-Chair and Academic Member

Pauletta Brown Bracy
Associate Professor & Director of University Accreditation
North Carolina Central University

Treasurer and Accreditor

Peter Vlasses
Executive Director
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


Laura Rasar King
Executive Director
Council on Education for Public Health


Crystal Calarusse
Chief Accreditation Officer
Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation, Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration

Practitioner Member

John Culbreth
Mooresville Professional Counseling, PLLC

Public Member

Edmund Napieralski
Public Member

Institutional Chief Academic Officer

Earl Seaver
Deputy Provost
Northern Illinois University

Executive Director

Joseph Vibert

Terms begin on May 1 and end on April 30.

(Page revised August 2013)