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Members

Executive Committee Members

Leadership

Teri Lucie Thompson, Chair (2018-2019)
Executive in Residence
University of Texas at Austin

Dana Topousis, Chair-Elect (2018-2019)
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
University of California, Davis

Jack Martin, Immediate Past-Chair (2018-2019)
Assistant Vice President for Communications
University of Washington

Class of 2017-2019

Grant Heston (second term)
Chief of Staff and VP for Communications and Marketing
University of Central Florida

Laura McDaniel (second term)
Assistant Vice President for University Relations
North Dakota State University

Jackie Ostrowicki (first term)
Assistant Vice President for University Affairs & Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications
University of Nebraska

Nancy Paton (first term)
Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing
University of Florida

Teri Lucie Thompson (second term)
Executive in Residence
University of Texas at Austin

Class of 2018-2020

Chris Cook (second term)
Managing Director of Communications & Marketing
Texas Tech University

Mark Land (second term)
Vice President of University Relations
Clemson University

Jack Martin (second term)
Assistant Vice President for Communications
University of Washington

Joel Seligman (second term)
Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications
University of Maryland

Dana Topousis (second term)
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
University of California, Davis

Class of 2019-2021

Lisa Akchin (first term)
Associate Vice President, Engagement
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Cinnamon Blair (first term)
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
University of New Mexico

Robin Kaler (first term)
Associate Chancellor for Public Affairs
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sharon Martin (first term)
Vice President for University Relations and Enrollment Management
West Virginia University

Ryan Piurek (first term)
Assistant Vice President of Presidential Communications and Special Projects
Indiana University

Liaisons

Council on Governmental Affairs
Jack Cline

Director of Federal Relations
University of Kansas

Ex-Officio Members

Jeff Lieberson
Vice President, Public Affairs
APLU

David Edelson
Director, Public Affairs
APLU