ASPA Board of Directors

(May 2015 - April 2016)

The Board of Directors includes:

  • One senior level executive or academic officer of an institution holding institutional or programmatic accreditation by at least one member accreditor;
  • One academic member from programs or institutions accredited by a member;
  • One practitioner member from among the professions represented by members;
  • One member of the public whose vocation is outside the academic and accreditation communities;
  • Four senior level accreditation staff from member accrediting agencies, of which at least two are chief staff officers; and
  • The Executive Director of ASPA, ex officio and nonvoting.

Chair and Public Member

Earl Seaver

Principal Partner
Academy Solutions

Vice-Chair and Accreditor

Tess Kirsch

Associate Director of Accreditation for Policy & Education
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Treasurer and Accreditor

Laura Rasar King

Executive Director
Council on Education for Public Health


Jan Winn

Executive Director
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology


Crystal Calarusse

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

Practitioner Member

Alyson Williams

Special Projects Coordinator
Virginia Early Childhood Foundation

Academic Member

Barry Eckert

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Salus University

Academic Member

Elaine Molaison

Associate Professor
The University of Alabama

Executive Director

Joseph Vibert

* Terms begin on May 1 and end on April 30. (Page revised May 2018)


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