Board of Directors

NCCI Board of Directors

Board Leadership


Carol A. Mullaney
Sr. Director of Sustainability and Logistics
University of Notre Dame


Will Sondgerath
Administrative Director, College of Engineering
Purdue University


Dr. Marilyn Thompson
Associate Provost, Human Resources
University of Waterloo


Davina Desnoes
Assistant Vice President, Budget & Planning & University Budget Director
Cornell University

Executive Director

Dave Teske
Executive Director
Network for Change and Continuous Innovation

Board Members

Aspasia Apostolakis Miller
Director of Change Management 
Northwestern University

Mary C. Brackett
Senior Associate – Organizational Excellence
University of Virginia

Mary Byrde
Director, Business Analytics & Process Improvement
Indiana University Bloomington

Lisa Deal
Assistant Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer
University of Florida

Dr. Ralph Gigliotti
Director, Center for Organizational Leadership
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Kim-Marie Jenkins
Director of Organizational Effectiveness
University of Maine System

Marie Logan
Director, Operations & Strategic Initiatives
University of California Santa Cruz


Molly McDermott
Associate Director, Office of Continuous Improvement
Illinois Institute of Technology

Kristen Moreland
Vice President of Change Management/Strategic Initiatives
Ivy Tech Community College

Katy Rees
Associate Vice President, Administration
California State University, San Marcos

Rudy Sanchez
Interim Associate Vice President, Academic & Institutional Effectiveness
California State University, Fresno

Angela Song
Sr. Director, Organizational Assessments and Strategy
University of California, San Diego

Ashley Teal
Director, Business Operations Service Center
Emory University

Board of Directors Applications Are Now Open Through April 20

NCCI seeks nominations and expressions of interest from NCCI members to serve on the NCCI Board of Directors. Benefits of being an NCCI board member include gaining an opportunity to collaborate with leaders in higher education, developing international programs that will improve the application of process improvement in the higher education arena, contributing to the achievement of NCCI’s mission and goals, and serving on a board that reaches global dimensions.