Leadership

AIRC is a membership organization and AIRC's members participate in the governance and leadership of the organization. AIRC has three full-time staff, Board of Directors, and Certification Commission. The Board of Directors is an elected body with the Executive Director, Certification Commission Chair and Advocacy Chair serving as non-voting members. The The AIRC Certification Commission makes the final determination on certification status for Agency Applicants for Certification.


Current Board of Directors

David DiMaria
President
Associate Provost for International Programs, Montana State University
Jeet Joshee
President-Elect and Treasurer
Associate Vice President for International Education and Dean of the College of Continuing and Professional Education, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
Pia Wood
Past President
Associate Provost University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Gary Bergman
President and Founder, College Study US
Kirsten Feddersen
Associate Vice President International Programs, Southern New Hampshire University
Bryan Gross
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Western New England University
Palle Steen Jensen
General Manager, EDU Danmark
Michael B. Wilhelm 
Associate Vice Chancellor of International Programs, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
 Abhijit Zaveri
Founder & Managing Director, Career Mosaic Pvt. Ltd.

  
Non Voting Board Members
Sophia Iliakis Doherty
Chair, Certification Commission
Mike Finnell
Executive Director
 

 

Emeritus AIRC Members*
 
George Burke, Director Emeritus, Center for International Programs and Services, Cleveland State University
John Deupree, Executive Director Emeritus, AIRC
Mitch Leventhal, Professor of Professional Practice & Entrepreneurship, School of Education, SUNY University at Albany
Josep Rota, Professor Emeritus, Communication, and Associate Provost Emeritus for International Studies, Ohio University
*AIRC emeritus status is intended to recognize individuals who have left active professional service having either served on the Board or Certification Commission or otherwise actively contributed to furthering AIRC’s mission.
 
Previous Board Members
 
David Anderson, Vice President, ELS Educational Services
George Beers, Dean of International Education (retired), Foothill and De Anza Community Colleges
Mary Marquez Bell, Vice President for Enrollment Services, State University of New York at Old Westbury
George Burke, Director Emeritus, Center for International Programs and Services, Cleveland State University;
      Currently State University of New York, University at Albany
Geraldine de Berly, Senior Associate Dean of University College, Syracuse University
Joe DeCrosta, Director of International Programs, Duquesne University
Stephen Foster, Associate Vice President for International Affairs (retired), Wright State University
Elaine Jarchow, Dean, College of Education (retired), Northern Kentucky University
Ross Jennings, Vice President, International Programs, Green River College
Sabine Klahr, Deputy Chief Global Officer, University of Utah
Marjorie Peace Lenn, Founding President, Center for Quality Assurance in International Education
Mitch Leventhal, Professor, SUNY University at Albany
Mark Lucas, Managing Director, iae Global
Norm Peterson, Vice Provost for International Education at Montana State University (retired)
John Pomeroy, Chief International Officer, State University of New York, University at Albany
Josep Rota, Professor Emeritus, Communication, and Associate Provost Emeritus for International Studies, Ohio University
Mark Shay, Abroad 101
Wang Wei, CEO, Wiseway Global