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Board Members

Board Members CCME Board Members (Please click on board member's name for short bio)

Executive Board Members

Janice Neal
Director / Western Region Director
Webster University
Los Angeles AFB Campus
Ph: 310.607.8005
Fax: 310.607.8008
Vice President
Michael Midura
Director Military Strategy & Relations /
Patriot Scholarship
Colorado Technical University
Ph: 757.639.4527
Vice President Elect
Esmeralda Silva
Vice President
Strategic Alliances and Outreach Services
Trident University International
Ph: 714.229.7043
Carmenza Jaramillo-Akers
Business Development Manager
Military and Veteran Affairs
3005 Highland Pkwy
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Ph: 813.563.1321
Secretary Elect
Rodney Clark
Director, Extended Campus North America -US Navy Retired
Associate Director, Extended Campus Home Office
University of Oklahoma Extended Campus
Extended Campus Home Office - North America and Europe
Ph: 405.325.5396
Immediate Past President
Janine Wert
Director of Veterans Services
University of Massachusetts
Lowell, MA
Ph: 978.934.2461
Fax: 978.934.3031
Chermaine M. Harrell
Coastline Community College
Cell: 951.383.5263
Symposium Event Manager and Historian
Louis Martini
Associate Vice President
Office of Military and Veteran Education
Thomas Edison State University
101 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ 08608-1176
Ph: 609.777.5696

Board Members

Jerry Smith
Veteran Resources & Support Center
Texas A&M
Ph: 979.845.3161
Desiree K. Butts
Executive Director, Military & VA Programs
National University-Quantico
337 Potomac Avenue
Quantico VA 22134
Ph: 703.630.3800
Concurrent Sessions
Kelly Wilmeth
Vice President - Stateside Military Operations
University of Maryland University College
Ph: 240.684.2311
Cell: 240.723.6526
Speaker Coordinator
Bethany Taylor
Assistant Director
Military Partnerships
University of Maryland University College
3501 University Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783
Ph: 315.286.4016
Scholarship Committee
Jim Yeonopolus
Central Texas College
P.O. Box 1800
Killeen, Texas 76540-1800
Ph: 254.526.1781
Fax: 254.526.1750
Legislative Chair
Wendy Sickora
Ashford University
Director, Military & Academic Outreach
Ph: 800.798.0584 Ext. 20202
Social Media Manager
Nicole M. Winget
Campbell University - Fort Bragg & Pope Campus
App Manager
Jamie Kipfer
Campbell University
Associate Registrar for Operations
President Emeritus
Mebane Harrison
ESO (retired), US Navy and US Army
Ph: 619.435.7037
DoD Liaison
Dawn Bilodeau
Chief, Voluntary Education Programs
Department of Defense
Military Community and Family Policy
4800 Mark Center Drive, Ste 14E08
Alexandria, VA 22350-2300
  DoD Liaison
Anthony Clarke


Newcomers Liaison
Trent Orndorf
Senior National Military Relations Manager
American Intercontinental University
Ph: 678.522.4153
ACME Liaison
Aaron Hall
Full Sail University
Military Relations Manager
Legal Council
Afshin Afrookhteh
Alliant International University
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Symposium Coordinator
Kristinn Wise
Assistant Director
Webster University National Capital Region
Joint Base Andrews NAF