San Diego, CA
Consultant in workforce issues for water and wastewater utilities and other organizations Dr. Karasik has over 30 years’ experience in the field of Adult Education, Continuing Education/training and Education Program Administration. His experience is in the industries of Healthcare, Water and Wastewaters Utilities, and Higher Education. Retired as Training Program Manager from the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department where he was responsible le for all education and training needs for over 2,000 department employees.
Dr. Karasik is the Past Chair of the Workforce Strategies Committee of the American Waterworks Association where he worked with other professionals to develop and implement strategies to increase entry into and retention in the industry. He is also the member of various Boards of Directors of Non-Profit organizations in the San Diego Area. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and attending local sporting events and concerts.
Urban Engineers, Inc.
Ms. Martsolf directs the Training Institute of Urban Engineers, which provides internal and external training on a variety of topics. Ms. Martsolf manages the process through needs analysis, course development, development of learning outcomes, development of learning assessments, and final evaluation.
Since its inception, the Urban Engineers Training Institute has held approximately 100 learning events including, “Cost Estimating”, “Scheduling”, “Engineering Ethics: The Professional Engineer’s Challenge”, “Constructability Reviews: Save Time, Money, and Resources”, “Stormwater Management”, and “Bike Trail Engineering Design.”
Ms. Martsolf supervises, organizes, and administers activities of the Training Department at the strategic and operational levels. Develops and implements policies and procedures related to corporate?wide training and professional development programs. Develops training objectives, strategies, policies, and programs that facilitate continuing education, professional development, leadership development, and continuous learning for employees. Manages and coordinates with other departments, e.g., IT, HR, etc. to record and digitally broadcast training activities. Manages the process of, and compliance for, the continuing education accreditations for engineering, including but not limited to, the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Designs and develops training programs through the Urban Engineers Training Institute, including external programs. Performs needs analyses and reviews organizational resources to ascertain that learning and development resources exist and are developed to support learning needs.
POWER Engineers, Inc.
Sumi is a seasoned human resources and training specialist with over 20 years of experience in leadership development, learning management systems development, strategic planning, and project management. She is passionate about helping others learn and also helping organizations build and deliver high-quality training programs.
Sumi has worked with IACET-accredited organizations for about 10 years and joined the ISCD Council in 2016. In her free time, she spends time with her husband and son, and their yellow lab Lulu.
International Code Council
Country Club Hills, IL
Denise is an Instructional Designer at the International Code Council, ICC near Chicago for over 11 years. She manages training projects and works with subject matter experts and production staff to create training workbooks and presentation materials for courses on building codes for architects, engineers, building officials and inspectors. Denise also is a visual communications expert with extensive background in the design of training materials.
She has been a college instructor at Joliet Junior College, teaching graphic design software and an instructor at Governors State University, teaching training techniques and message design. She has been president and board member of CISPI the Chicago Chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement, and is currently learning Articulate to develop elearning courses.
Denise lives in Hickory Hills, Illinois with her husband George. She is in the Cantorres community choir and loves being near to her three grandchildren.
Innovative Learning, LLC
Vicki has been a member of the IACET Standards for almost 8 years.
Vicki is currently the Chief Operations Officer of Innovative Learning LLC as well as Innovative Learning's CE Coordinator for the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), and the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). Vicki has over 35 years in the human services sector. Highlighted experiences include overseeing accreditation processes for teacher preparation programs, personnel training programs, and personnel credentialing programs. Prior experiences include Behavior Support Manager for community support services and Director of Quality Management for a state-wide provider of child and adult residential and support services.
Specialties: Quality Management, Organizational Systems, Professional and Continuing Education, Standards Development, Risk Management, Performance Improvement Planning and Implementation.
Vicki and her family live on their KiaOra Cross M Ranch nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley.
Lake Success, NY
Nancy is the AVP of Improvement Science and a Master Black Belt for Northwell Health. Improvement Science is a division of Clinical Strategy and Development located within the Center for Learning & innovation, Northwell Health corporate university. Her role is to work with senior leadershp to translate strategic goals and initiatives utilizing improvement science methodologies to drive improvement across the organization. She served on IACET Board of Directors from 2012-2015 and is currently a member of the Council of Standards. She is an adjunt instructor at Hofstra University Zarb School of Business MBA program in Business Analytics.
Florida Center for Interactive Media - FSU
I have been a member of IACET since 2005. I currently serve as the Commissioner Chair and a Standards Council member. Previously, I served as the chair of the Council and represented the Council on the IACET Board of Directors.
I have more than 20 years in early childhood education as well as instructional design, which includes a majority of that career dedicated to providing career and technical training. I am currently the Manager of Instructional Development at Florida Center for Interactive Media at Florida State University, leading a team of instructor designers. I am pursuing my doctorate, which focuses on professional development systems. Currently, I am the President of the National Association for Regulatory Administration (NARA), which is a professional association serving professionals dedicated to strengthening regulatory programs to protect individuals in out-of-home-care. I work as a consultant for the Florida Departement of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulations and previously worked there as the statewide training specialist and quality assurance specialist. I currently serves as the vice chair of the local Early Learning Coalition, member of the Tallahassee Community College Early Childhood Education advisory board and serve on the statewide Career and Technical project advisory board. I am a current instructor and former Early Childhood Education Program Director at a community college, which offered both degrees and certificates for early childhood education.
Natalie Schwab is the Training and Development Manager at Wollam Groups, LLC. In this capacity, she is responsible to work with the entire Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry made up of International, National and State owned Oil Companies, Service Providers, Drilling Contractors and their suppliers. Natalie has overseen the development of the Industry API Specification programs used by the American Petroleum Institute, various universities and private organizations. Natalie holds a Bachelors of Administration in Education from the University of New Orleans and a M.Ed in Special Education from the University of St. Thomas.
El Paso, TX
Dr. Lonny Wright, D.M., is the PRIDE Ascend and Academic Affairs Director for PRIDE Industries and a doctoral graduate of Colorado Technical University’s Doctor of Management program, where he pursued a concentration in Organizational Development and Change. Prior to this, Dr. Wright spent 32 years in the United States Army and retired as a Command Sergeant Major in 2008. Dr. Wright currently works in the areas of industry and education partnerships, transition program development, change management, and management consulting. He is an Organization Development Professional with the International Society for Organization Development and Change, as well as a member of the Association for Career and Technical Education, Counsel for Exceptional Children and Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education with a concentration in disability transition training. Dr. Wright is a Professor at Saint Leo University where he teaches Principles of Management and Human Resource Management. He also serves as the Chair on the Supervisory Committee for First Light Federal Credit Union and Serves on the Council for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training Standards Development.
American Society of Employers
HealthCare Management Professional, Registered Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Registered Mediator with a Master of Science Degree in Conflict Management. Due to the rotating nature of the Military, assumed a wide variety of Patient Care, Administrative, & Leadesrship roles: In-patient, Emergency Room, and Ambulatory Care; Special Assistant to the Commanding Officer; Head, Education & Training; Head, Professional Affairs/Utilization Management; Head QA/QI/Risk Management; Division Officer (DO) Life Support & Trauma; DO Surgical Clinics; DO Professional Development & Leadership; DO Continuing Medical Development; Prepared all legal & congressional coorespondence for an oversees Command; Project Analysis & Strategic Planning; Facilitator for Operational Readiness Boards; Coordinator, Accreditation and JCAHO Task Forces; Ex-officio member of the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff; Contracting Officer's Representative. Upon retirement from the U.S. Navy, assumed a Civil Service position at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Educational Design and Accreditation Branch as Nurse Planner in charge of expedited reviews and as Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Coordinator. Now retired from CDC and serves on the IACET Board of Directors (BOD), Bylaws & Policies & Procedures Commitee, & as BOD Observer to the IACET Council.
Upper Mohawk, Inc.
Charlotte Hicks is the Chief Operating Officer and Training and Development Manager for Upper Mohawk, Inc., a Native American owned small business providing Federal government administrative and management support services. Prior to joining UMI she worked for the State of Florida in child protection services holding various operational positions before moving to training and development. As the Training and Development Manager for UMI she is responsible for ensuring compliance with the continuing education standards and criteria for all training programs. She has been an IACET Commissioner since April 2014.
Leadreship 2, LLC
Ft. Mitchell, KY
Dan Hiltz has led training and development initiatives in global corporations for over 25 years. At Convergys Corporation, he designed and implemented a learning platform for over 80,000 employees globally. Beginning in 2007, he transformed the learning and leadership development programs at Kendle International, a global clinical research firm, from a live, instructor-led model to a blended, virtual learning environment. The success of this initiative was recognized by Training magazine, eLearning, and Chief Learning Officer. He’s the founder and principal of Leadership Squared, a training and coaching firm dedicated to helping organizations build strong, adaptive cultures. Dan is a graduate of Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, KY, and holds a masters and doctorate from the University of Notre Dame. He is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), and serves as a Commissioner of the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Mary Ellen Hable has a strong adult educational and experiential background with professional work, specifically as an Administrator and Manager of Adult and Continuing Education. Mary Ellen is highly skilled and proficient in presentation techniques and evaluation methodology; developing learning objectives and outcomes including group dynamics, and team building; managing a diverse multi-cultural staff, conflict management and resolution; and implementing training development and design.
Mary Ellen was a civilian member of the U.S.United States Department of Defense (DOD) for over 30 years and where she served in a myriad of Quality Assurance positions throughout the world. Previous adult education experiences involved presentation and development of learning events for both military and civilian members of the DOD. Her assignments included extensive travel to and residence in international location points such as Germany, the Philippines, Asia, South and Central America and various other locations throughout the United States. Currently, she is a key associate with Training and Consulting, Inc. of San Antonio, Texas, a forward-looking organization which provides support and training for the executive level on professional development and other management philosophies.
During her tenure as an IACET Commissioner, Mary Ellen has served in numerous positions, including Commission Co-Chair (2010-2012) and Commission Chair (2012-2013) and the Commission Executive Committee (2008-2013). In 2015, she proudly received the IACET 2015 Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service.
Mary Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science (BS), Management; Master of Human Relation (MHR); Master of Education (MEd), concentration in Adult Education. She continues her quest to visit 100 countries.
Ted Kenney currently serves as education advisor and special projects manager for New England Water Works Association (NEWWA). Previously, he served as the Association’s deputy executive director and manager of education for 28 years.
Ted holds BS and AB degrees from Boston College and an MA degree from Framingham State University. He also holds several professional certifications in education.
Ted served as the NEWWA primary contact and responsible party for IACET for 20 years. He has served as a commissioner for IACET since 2008.
Collectively, Ted has nearly 40 years of experience in education, training and professional development, and more than 30 years of direct experience in the training and professional development of adult learners.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
Joseph McClary, Ed.S., CAE, CPLP is the Chief Executive Officer of the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). He is also a former education consultant with extensive experience with educational standards, regulation, technology, and course delivery. Joe is an experienced adult educator and served for more than a decade as the Director of Education, Technology, and Special Projects for ARELLO (International Association of Real Estate License Law Officials). He has worked with regulatory agencies in numerous industries and with more than 400 course providers to assist them in meeting professional education standards. Joe also was the founding Director of The International Distance Education Certification Center’s (IDECC) and is a Certified Profesional in Learning and Performance by the Association for Talent Development. Joe has also served as an adjunct instructor of education at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama.
H & H Childcare Training, LLC
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
As the Vice President of Technology for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training Randy is responsible for overseeing and implementing the technological solutions necessary to achieve the stategic and operational goals of the Board of Directors.
With over 15 years of experience as a full-stack developer, providing software and IT solutions within the non-profit and government verticals, he is an expert in the design, development, and implementation of membership management systems, focusing on tightly integrating technology platforms for associations.