Centers for Public Life

David Monteith

Facilitation Consultant
Little Rock, Arkansas

Alabama

Lauren Cochran

Project Coordinator, Marketing & Communications
Troy University
101 Eldridge Hall
Troy, Alabama 36081
334-670-3210

Erika Imbody

Coordinator, First Generation Scholars, Project Rising Tide Student Success Initiative
University of Alabama
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487

Venita Tubbs

Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Advisor and Instructor of Psychology
Lawson State Community College
152 Glen Abbey Way
Alabaster, Alabama 35007
205-929-2005

Jonathan Cellon

Associate Dean, Office of Civic Engagement
Instructor, John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success, Troy University
122 Eldridge Hall
Troy, Alabama 36082
334-808-6349

Cristin E. Foster

Executive Director
David Mathews Center for Civic Life
P.O. Box 6
Montevallo, Alabama 35115
205-665-9005 ext. 67
Fax: 205-679-6305

Corey Hand

Professor of History
Lawson State Community College
3060 Wilson Rd
Birmingham, Alabama 35221
205-482-7431

Alaska

Stephanie Bauer

Dialogues for Public Life; Housed with UAA Center for Community Engagement and Learning and the UAA Ethics Center
Library Room 211G
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
907-786-6906; 907-786-4677

Bill Hall

Let's Talk Alaska/Alaska Common Ground
(907) 748-3216

Megan Cacciola

Director of Programs
Alaska Humanities Forum
421 W. First Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Donna M. Aguiniga

Dialogues for Public Life; Housed with UAA Center for Community Engagement and Learning and the UAA Ethics Center
Library Room 211G
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
907-786-6906; 907-786-4677

Jennifer Gibbins

Director, Leadership Programs
Alaska Humanities Forum
421 W. First Ave.
Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Arizona

Andrea Houchard

Philosophy On The Public Interest, Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 5064
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-5064
(928) 523-7153

Alberto Olivas

Executive Director, Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service, College of Public Service & Community
Arizona State University
411 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-2162
602-496-0947

Andrea Christelle

Founder, Sedona Philosophy Experience (SPEX)
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
4215 Arts Village Dr.
Sedon, Arizona 86336

Lawrence Robinson

Director
Center for Civic Participation, Maricopa Community Colleges
2411 West 14th St.
Tempe, Arizona 85281
480-731-8927

Lori Poloni-Staudinger

Arizona Deliberates, Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 15036
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-5036
(928) 523-6546

Deanna Villanueva-Saucedo

Director of Public Outreach
Maricopa Community Colleges
2411 W. 14th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281
480-731-8155

Arkansas

Robert Richards, PhD

Assistant Professor
Partnership for Democratic Practices in Arkansas, University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
501-683-5227

Janet Harris, MPA

Chief Programs & Marketing Officer
Partnership for Democratic Practices in Arkansas, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
Petit Jean Mountain, 1 Rockefeller Drive
Morrilton, Arkansas 72110
501-727-6288

Nichola Driver, PhD

Faculty Director of the Office of Community Engagement
Partnership for Democratic Practices in Arkansas, University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
Sturgis Hall, 1200 Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
501-683-5207

California

Mary Thompson, Martha Cox

San Diego Deliberation Network
Corte Curva
Carlsbad, California 92009
760-942-2458

Dr. Orlando Taylor

Director of the Institute for Social Innovation
Fielding Graduate University
2020 De La Vina Street
Santa Barbara, California 93105

Tracy Rogers-Tryba

800 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90024

Melvina Turner King

Associate Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development & Continuing Education (WDCE)
Peralta Community College District
333 East 8th St.
Oakland, California 94606

Rachel Winslow

Assistant Professor of History, Co-Director, Westmont Initiative for Public Dialogue
Westmont Downtown, Center for Social Entrepreneurship
26 W. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, California 93101
805-565-6793

Deborah Dunn

Professor, Communication and Co-Director, Westmont Initiative for Public Dialogue
Westmont College
955 La Paz Rd
Santa Barbara, California 93108
805-565-6780

Kimber Quinney

Assistant Professor, History Department
California State University, San Marcos
333 So. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, California 92096

Katie Wade

Program Manager
Senior Center Without Walls
881 Turk St.
San Francisco, California 94710
415-805-6692

Julie Fry

President & CEO, Humanities Council
California Humanities
538 Ninth St.
Oakland, California 94607
415-391-1474

Kris Fallon

Assistant Professor of Film and Digital Media
University of California Davis
224 Cruess Hall
Davis, California 95616
415-215-4890

Leroy Brady

Professor, Business Studies
San Diego City College
1313 Park Blvd.
San Diego, California 92101-4787

Lindsey Lupo

Partner, San Diego Deliberation Network; Professor, Political Science & Director, Institute of Politics and Public Service
Point Loma Nazarene University
Department of History & Politics
San Diego, California 92106

Nancy Fredericks

Professor, Business Studies
San Diego City College
1313 Park Blvd
San Diego, California 92101

Carole & Craig Paterson

California NIF Network
Fairfield, California 94534
(707) 864-0419

John Lightfoot

Senior Program Officer
California Humanities
538 9th St.
Oakland, California 94607
510-684-1924

Lynette Hunter

Professor of the History of Rhetoric and Performance
University of California Davis
Wright Hall
Davis, California 95616
530-754-2620

Colorado

Jeff Motter

Department of Communication
University of Colorado, Boulder
270 UCB
Boulder, Colorado 80303-0270
303-492-9859

Karen Ramirez

Director, CU Dialogues Programs
University of Colorado, Boulder
471 UCB
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0347
303-492-3275

Daniel Justin

Assistant Director
Institute on the Common Good
3333 Regis Blvd.
Denver, Colorado 80221
402-214-8828

Alison Castel

Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Communication Studies
Regis University
3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80221
303-964-6184

Paul Alexander

Institute on the Common Good, Regis University
Denver, Colorado 80221-1099
(303) 458-4336

Martin Carcasson

Professor, Communication Studies, Director, Center for Public Deliberation
Colorado State University
Behavioral Science Building
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1783
970-491-5628

Connecticut

Rebecca M. Townsend, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication, Department of Humanities, Hillyer College
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, Connecticut 06117
(860) 768-4686.

Glen Mitoma

Director & Assistant Professor
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut
405 Babbidge Road
Storrs, Connecticut 06269
860-486-5186

Delaware

Maria Pippidis

910 S. Chapel Street
Newark, Delaware 19716-1303
(302) 831-1239

Karen Johnston, MBA

Statewide 4-H Grants Manager & Extension Educator III, Youth specialist
Cooperative Extension, University of Delaware
461 Wyoming Road
Neward, Delaware 19716-1303
302-831-8866

Florida

Muthusami Kumaran, Mike Spranger

UF Viktor Center for Public Life
P O Box 110310
Gainesville, Florida 32611-0310
352-273-3524 (Dr.Kumaran), 3520273-3557 (Dr. Spranger)

Elizabeth Trentanelli

Professor, Political Science
Gulf Coast State College
5230 West US Hwy. 98
Panama City, Florida 32401
(850) 769-1551 x2831

Virginia York

Panama City, Florida 32404

Jennifer Lieberman

Associate Professor of English
Hicks Honors College, University of North Florida
1 UNF Dr.
Jacksonville, Florida 32224
217-766-6825

Joy Hazell

Sea Grant Extension, University of Florida
(239) 533-7518

Eric M. Feldman, M.S.

Florida International University
11200 SW 8th St.
Miami, Florida 33199
(305) 348-4145

Gregg Kaufman

The Deliberative Voice
Eagle Landing Parkway
Orange Park, Florida 32065
(478) 960-3203

Leslie Kaplan

Associate Director & Curriculum Coordinator, Academic Honors Division
Hicks Honors College, University of North Florida
1 UNF Dr.
Jacksonville, Florida 32224
904-620-3933

Georgia

Charles Moses

Collaborating and Co-Director
Clark Atlanta

Jill R. Severn

Head of Access and Outreach
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
(706) 542-5766

Melvinia Turner King

Interim Executive Director
Leadership Center

Daryl Lowe, JD

Valdosta State University
4654 Sare Road
Valdosta, Georgia 31605
810-931-1926

Willie Rockward

Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Dual Degree Engineering
Morehouse College
830 Westview Dr. SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30314

Marionette Holmes

Collaborating Co-Director
Spelman College

Janet Hoffman

Professor of Rhetoric, Department of communication
Georgia College & State University
CBX 044, A&S 3-18
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
(478) 445-5556

Veronica Adams-Cooper, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Administration, Master of Public Administration Program
Lois B. Hollis Center for Public Deliberation and Participation (Formerly the ESVHF-CPDE at ASU), Albany State University
504 College Drive
Albany, Georgia 31705
(229) 420-1135

Leadership Center at Morehouse College

The Center for Public Life in Ethical and Dynamic Discourse
830 Westview Dr. SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30314
(404) 614-8565

Hawaii

Dolores Foley

Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning, University of Hawaii
Honolulu
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
(808) 956-2780

Idaho

Kathy Tifft

Nez Perce County Director
Community Development/Family and Consumer Services, University of Idaho Extension
1239 Idaho Street
Lewiston, Idaho 83501
208-799-3096

Lorie Higgins

Community Development Specialist & Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology, University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2334
208-669-1480

Illinois

Mary Ghikas

Staff Liaison, CLC Center for Public Life
Senior Associate Director Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(800) 545-2433, x. 2518

Norma Ramos

Director, Marketing/Communications
College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs
412 S. Peoria Street, Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60607-7067
(312) 355-0095
Fax: (312) 355-0545

Kim Casey

Director
Midwest Center for Civic Engagement
7424 S Normal
Chicago, Illinois 60621
(773) 723-5383

Joseph Hoerth

Director
Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
1253 S. Halsted Street, Suite #310
Chicago, Illinois 60607
(312) 355-0096
Fax: (312) 355-0545

Mel Henriksen

Northern Illinois University, Division of Outreach, Engagement, and Regional Development
148 W. 3rd Street (Mel)
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
815-753-0323

Thea Crum

Economic Development Planner
Great Cities Institute
412 S. Peoria Street, Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60607
(312) 996-4617

Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement

University of Illinois at Chicago

Leila Brammer

Director
Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse, University of Chicago
Gates-Blake 107
Chicago, Illinois 60637-1513
773-834-6096

Indiana

Sara Drury

Democracy & Public Discourse, Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933
(765) 361-6393

Todd McDorman

Associate Professor of Rhetoric
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933

Lisa-Marie Napoli

Associate Director, Political and Civic Engagement Program (PACE)
Indiana University
Woodburn Hall 221
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7110
(812) 855-0123

Andrew Downs

Director, Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics
Indiana University-Purdue University Ft. Wayne
209 Liberal Arts Bldg
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

Mike Wolf

Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
(260) 481-6898

Jennifer Abbott

Associate Professor of Rhetoric
Wabash College
P. O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933

Iowa

Cindy Swanson

Iowa State Education Association
777 Third St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1301
(515) 471-8054

David Supp-Montgomerie

Director, Iowa Program for Public Life
University of Iowa
Department of Communication Studies
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
319-353-2262

Gerald Ott

Convener
Iowa Partners in Learning
4124 NE Hillcrest Ct.
Ankeny, Iowa 50021
(515) 964-3903

Joshua V. Barr

Civil & Human Rights Director
City of Des Moines
602 Robert D Ray Dr.
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Kansas

Donna Schenck-Hamlin

Project Coordinator
Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy, Kansas State University
202 Ahearn Field House
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
(785) 532-6868

Timothy Shaffer

Assistant Director, Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy and Assistant Professor of Speech Communication
Kansas State University
702 Mid Campus Dr., South
Manhattan, Kansas 66506

David E. Procter

Director
Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy, Kansas State University
202 Ahearn Field House
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
(785) 532-6868

Thea Nietfeld, Greg Stephens

Talk Salina, K-State Polytechnic
Saline County
Salina, Kansas 67401
785-323-7177 (Thea), 785-819-6887 (Greg)

Kentucky

Greg Alan Phelps

Professor, Communication
Lindsey Wilson College Center for Public Life
210 Lindsey Wilson Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728
270-384-8234

Gayle Hilleke

Kentucky Network for Public Life
324 LA, Nunn Drive
Highland Hts, Kentucky 41099
859-572-7634

Louisiana

Julianna Padgett, Ph.D., LCSW

Non Profit Consultant
New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5665

Amanda Buberger

Campus Community Partnerships, Center for Public Service, Tulane University
201D Alcee Fortier
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5665
(504) 862-8058
Fax: (504) 862-8061

Maryland

Lauren Mauriello

Assistant Director of Residential Life
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Student Affairs Office
Baltimore, Maryland 21250

Dr. Patricia Quintero-Hall

Dialogues for Public Life: Office of Multicultural Affairs, Community College of Baltimore County
Community College Center 200
Baltimore, Maryland 21222
443-840-3206

Fritzie Charne-Merriwether

Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Student Affairs Office
Baltimore, Maryland 21250

Michelle Scott

Office of Equity & Diversity, Montgomery College
(240) 567-5276

Elesha Ruminski

Associate Professor
Frostburg State University
384 CCIT
Frostburg, Maryland 21532
301-687-4480

Massachusetts

Sara Cohen

Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration (MOPC)
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, Massachusetts 02125
617-699-1198

Lauren Swayne Barthold

Co-Founder & Facilitator, Healthmere Center for Cultural Engagement, Professor, Arts & Sciences (Philosophy)
Endicott College
16 Whitney Avenue
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915
518-488-9237

Madhawa "Mads" Palihapitiya

Associate Director
MA Office of Dispute Resolution & Public Collaboration (MODR)
617.287.4036
Fax: 617.287.4049

Matt Farley

Director
Campus Compact for Southern New England
32 Franklin Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01608

Leda Cooks

Professor of Communication, Graduate Program Director
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
N336 Integrative Learning Center
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

Pilar Perez Serrano

Board Member & Clerk, Healthmere Center for Cultural Engagement, Associate Professor of Spanish, Language & Linguistics Department
Gordon College
51 Whittier Road
Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830
978-314-9377

Razvan Sibii

Undergraduate Program Director, Senior Lecturer, Journalism Department
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
N336 Integrative Learning Center
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

Mette Kreutzmann

Program Manager, Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration (MOPC)
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morissey Blvd
Boston, Massachusetts 02125
617-287-4041

Michigan

Claire Layman

Public Policy Education Specialist
Michigan State University Extension, Greening Michigan Institute
East Lansing, MI
(517) 648-6446

Betty Overton

Clinical Professor, Center for the Study of Higher Education & Postsecondary Education (CSHPE)
University of Michigan
500 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Parada Jordan

Director, Community Engagement Research, Center for the Study of Citizenship
Wayne State University
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, Michigan 48202
313-577-1270

Amy B. Bloom

Chair, Executive Board, Oakland Schools, Social Studies Consultant, Center for the Study of Citizenship
Wayne State University
2111 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, Michigan 48328
248-209-2005

Thomas Greitens

Associate Professor, Political Science
Central Michigan University
Anspach Hall, 301A
Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859
(989) 774-3862

John Burkhardt

School of Education, University of Michigan
(734) 615-8882

J. Cherie Strachan

Interim Director, Women & Gender Studies Program / Associate Professor, Political Science
Central Michigan University
247 Anspach Hall
Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859
(989) 546-7438
Fax: (989) 774-1136

Minnesota

Eddah Mutua-Kombo

Associate Professor, Communication Studies
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Ave. South
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

Kara Lindaman

American Democracy Project's EPIC Center, Dept. of Political Science
175 W. Mark St.
Winona, Minnesota 55987
(507) 457-5406

Tami Spry

Professor of Performance Studies, Dept. of Communication Studies
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Ave. South
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

Thomas Morgan

Augsburg College, Center for Faith and Learning, Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning
2211 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
(612) 330-1773

Brandon Anderson

Assistant Professor, Public Dialogue & Deliberation
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W. College Ave.
St. Peter, Minnesota 56082
507-933-6190

Pamela Conners

Assistant Professor
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W. College Ave
St. Peter, Minnesota 56082
507-933-6190

Elaine Eschenbacher

Associate Director
Augsburg College, Center for Faith and Learning, Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning
2211 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
(612) 330-1492

Marla Kanengieter Wildeson

Department of Communication Studies, St. Cloud University
Riverview 103A
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498
(320) 308-4981

Mississippi

Erin L. Payseur Oeth

Project Manager, Community Engagement
The University of Mississippi
P.O. Box 1840
University, Mississippi 38677

Dr. Melanie Loehwing

Dialogue Across Mississippi
PO Drawer PF
Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762
662-325-5808

Dr. Becky Smith

Dialogue Across Mississippi
Extension Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy
Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762
662-617-5243

Phil Hardwick

Hardwick & Associates LLC
Milsaps College Else School of Management
1701 North State St.
Jackson, Mississippi 39210
(601) 594-3371

Missouri

Jennifer Wilding

Director
KC Consensus
(816) 531-5078

Nebraska

Charles Parker

Department of Business & Economics, Wayne State College
111K Gardner Hall
(402) 375-7036

New Hampshire

Molly M. Kelly, James Gruber

Antioch Center for Civic Engagement
40 Avon St.
Keene, New Hampshire 03431
603-283-212-

James Donelan

Transitional Coordinator
The New England Center for Civic Life, Franklin Pierce University
Peterson Hall
Rindge, New Hampshire 03461
(603) 899-1019

New Jersey

Nancy Kranich

Chair, CCL Center for Public Life Advisory Committee
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901
(732) 985-1599

New Mexico

Paul Biderman

829 Allendale Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
(505) 690-2247

Amelia Murphy

Public Deliberation Center of New Mexico
1209 Highland Rd.
Roswell, New Mexico 88201
(505) 514-7180

New York

Keyona Dunn

Co-Chair & Change Agent, Create a Healthier Niagara Falls
Collaborative, Inc.
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls, New York 14301
716-777-1034

Catherine Gerard, Tina Nabatchi

PARCC Center for Public Life, Syracuse University
400 Eggers Hall
Syracuse, New York 13244
315-443-2367

Michael D'Innocenzo

Professor Emeritus of History
Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Ave.
Hempstead, New York 11549

Don Waisanen

Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, New York Civic Forum
Baruch College, City University of New York
One Bernard Baruch Way
New York, New York 10010
646-285-4122

David Hoffman

Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, New York Civic Forum
Baruch College, City University of New York
One Bernard Baruch Way
New York, New York 10010
646-660-6783

Lisa Strahley, Doug Garnar, Scott Corley

SUNY Broome Community College Center for Civic Engagement, Science Building, Room 104
PO Box 1017
Binghamton, New York 13902
(607) 778-5494 / 5094

Brian S. Archie, Sr

Co-Chair, Create a Healthier Niagara Falls
Collaborative, Inc.
2816 20th Street
Niagara Falls, New York 14305
716-777-1034

North Carolina

Drs. Michael L. Menefee, Stephen Marson, Joanne Hessmiller

Thomas Family Center, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510
(910) 775-4210

Christine Willingham

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication Studies
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 S. College Rd.
Willmington, North Carolina 28403

Joanne M. Hessmiller, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor of Social Work
North Carolina A&T State University
1601 E. Market St.
Greensboro, North Carolina 27411
336-285-2246

Ohio

Holbrook Sample

Regional Manager
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
800 Vine St.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
513-369-4408

David Siders

Popular Library Manager
Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County
800 Vine St.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
513-369-6919

Judy White

1193 County Road 620
Ashland, Ohio 44805
(419) 962-4959

David S. Stein

Workforce Development and Education, The Ohio State University
305 W. 17th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210
(614) 292-0988

V. Rosser

Director, Division of Research & Economic Engagement
Center for Community & Civic Engagement, Bowling Green State University
100 University Hall
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
419-372-9865

Bill Ball

Scholar in Residence, Interdisciplinary Studies
Capital University
1 College and Main
Columbus, Ohio 43209-2394
614-230-2760

Deborah O'Neil

Associate Professor, Management
College of Business, Bowling Green State University
100 University Hall
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
419-372-5222

Bill DiMascio

Initiative for Community Engagement
3509 Rue de Fleur
Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221
614-824-2086

Louise Fleming-Dufala

Director, Center for Civic Life, Professor of Education
Ashland University
401 College Avenue
Ashland, Ohio 44805
(419) 289-5347
Fax: (419) 207-4948

Michael Neblo

Institute for Democratic Engagement and Accountability
2058 Derby Hall
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Oklahoma

Sue Williams

Professor Emerita
Oklahoma State University
4620 W. 44th
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074

John Wood

Assistant Professor, Political Science
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Dr.
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034
405-372-6178

Mike Stout

Associate Professor/GKFF Chair in Family & Community Policy, Dept. of Human Dev. & Family Science
Oklahoma State University
Main Hall 2116
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74106
918-594-8311

Janelle Grellner

Director, ADP
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Drive
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034
405-974-5466

Tami Moore

Associate Professor, Higher Education & Student Affairs
Oklahoma State University
Main Hall 2439
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74106
918-549-1172

Renee Daugherty

Oklahoma Partnership for Public Deliberation, Oklahoma State University
(918) 995-2261

Oregon

Sarah Giles

Special Projects Manager, Oregon's Kitchen Table
National Policy Consensus Centers, Portland State University
506 SW Mill Street
Portland, Oregon 97207
503-725-5248

Wendy Willis

Director of Civic Engagement, National Policy Consensus Center
Director, Oregon's Kitchen Table
P.O. Box 751
Portland, Oregon 97207
503-725-9091

Neal Naigus

Assistant to the College President
Portland Community College, CC 241
P.O. Box 19000
Portland, Oregon 97280
(971) 722-4122
Fax: (971) 722-4960

Shirlee Geiger

Center for Civic Participation at Portland Community College
P.O. Box 19000
Portland, Oregon 97280
(971) 722-4659

John Farnum

Department of Philosophy, Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus
12000 SW 49th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97219
Office: (971) 722-4574 Cell: (503) 933-0611

Pennsylvania

Harris J. Sokoloff

Center for School Study Councils at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
(215) 898-7371

Eric Miller

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication Studies
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
400 E. Second St.
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815-1301
512-974-9975

Kara Shultz

Professor and Chairperson, Department of Communication Studies
Bloomsburg University of PA
400 E. Second St.
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815-1301

Puerto Rico

Alfredo Carrasquillo-Ramirez, Ramon E. Davison, Sonia Carmona-Garcia, & Maria Teresa Martinez

Instituto de Liderazgo, Empresarismo y Ciudadania, ILCE, Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, Calle Rosales, Esq. San Antonio
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00914-0383
787-728-1515 Ext. 2600

South Carolina

Barbara Brown

Director
Citizens Center for Public Life
20 Naomi Court
Sumter, South Carolina 29154
803-968-0388

South Dakota

Chiesman Center for Democracy

402 Saint Joseph St., Suite 2
Rapid City, South Dakota 57702
(605) 341-4311

Tennessee

Joshua Ray

Assistant Professor of Management
Tusculum University
60 Shiloh Rd
Greenville, Tennessee 37743

Thomas Kohntopp

Lead & Core Faculty, School of Management
Blount Center for Public Life, Walden University
2528 Graves Rd., Suite 104
Maryville, Tennessee 37803
865-216-5444

Sarah Woiteshek Pietzuch

Trained Moderator
Culleoka
Culleoka, Tennessee 38451
757-692-3229

Ronda Gentry

Center for Civic Advancement - Tusculum College
60 Shiloh Rd
Greenville, Tennessee 37743
423-636-7300, ext. 5216

Trent Clagg

Training Specialist, Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership
University of Tennessee
1610 University Ave.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37921

Texas

Melanie Steel

Professor, Speech Communication, Coordinator, Center for Civic Engagement, Leadership Committee, Center for Civic Engagement
Lone Star College-CyFair
5000 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77381
281-290-3906

Josh Ritter

Assistant Director, Formation Community-Based Learning
Baylor University
One Bear Place
Waco, Texas 76798
254-710-1736

Vicki Totten

Retired Associate Professor
St. Edward's University
3001 South Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704-6489
512-415-9894

Se-Hyoung Yi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science
University of Houston Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77058-1002
281-283-3476
Fax: 281-283-3469

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El Paso
9700 Railroad Dr
El Paso, Texas 79924

Anna Wolfe

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
Aggie Agora, Texas A & M University
4234 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4234
847-209-5099

Jessica Gantt Shafer

PhD Candidate, Aggie Agora
Communication Department, Texas A & M University
400 Bizzell St.
College Station, Texas 77843

Windy Lawrence

Associate Professor Communication
Dept. of Arts & Humanities, University of Houston-Downtown
(713) 221-8472

Michele Richey

Professor, Sociology; Campus Coordinator, Civic Engagement
Lone Star College-Montgomery
3200 College Park Drive, G121K
Conroe, Texas 77384-4500
936-273-7327

Marcos Martinez

Managing Librarian
City of Austin Public Library, Twin Oaks Branch
1800 S. Fifth St.
Austin, Texas 78754
512-974-9975

Jack Green Musselman

Center for Ethics and Leadership (CEL), St. Edward's University
3001 South Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704-6489
(512) 428-1026

Mindy Reed

Managing Librarian
Austin Public Library
5335 Burnet Rd.
Austin, Texas 78756
512-974-7463

Erin Payseur

Associate Director
Baylor University
One Bear Place
Waco, Texas 76798
254-710-1736

Jennifer Mercieca

Associate Professor, Communications Department
Aggie Agora, Texas A&M
400 Bizzell Street
College Station, Texas 77843

Utah

Jennifer Robinson

Associate Director, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute
University of Utah
411 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801-587-9975

Jeffrey Nielsen

Director
The Utah Center for Civic Friendship, Study of Ethics at Utah Valley University
635 S 670 E
Orem, Utah 84097
(801) 358-9112

Samantha Ball

Research Associate, Kim C. Gardner Policy Institute
University of Utah
411 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801-587-9975

Virginia

Kelly Jackson

Associate Director, Center for the Study of Religious Freedom
Virginia Wesleyan College
1584 Wesleyan Dr.
Norfolk, Virginia 23502
757-455-3129

Gary R. Kirk, Ph.D.

School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Tech
211 Architecture Annex (0113)
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

Timothy J. Ruebke

Executive Director
The Fairfield Center
165 South Main St.
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

Craig Wansink

Director, Center for the Study of Religious Freedom
Virginia Wesleyan College
1854 Wesleyan Dr.
Norfolk, Virginia 23502
757-455-3129

Larkin Dudley

Emerita
Center for Public Administration & Policy, Virginia Tech
104 Draper Road
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0520

Nancy Gansneder

Director
Academy for Civic Renewal, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia
2400 Old Ivy Road, Rm 220
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Land: (434) 982-4770 Mobile: (434) 242-0017

Lori Britt

Associate Professor, Communication Studies
James Madison University
MSC 2106
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

Todd Solomon, Betsy McBride

Hampton Roads Center for Civic Engagement
5200 Hampton Blvd.
Norfolk, Virginia 23508
(757) 667-8533, (757) 617-9253

Bill Corbett

National Issues Forums of Northern Virginia

Washington

Lisa K. Keyne, Ph.D.

Chief Strategy Officer, Collaboratory
TreeTop Commons, LLC
TreeTop Commons
Vancouver, Washington 98685
888-982-9859

West Virginia

Betty Knighton

West Virginia Center for Civic Life
2300 MacCorkle Ave SE
Charleston, West Virginia 25304
304-344-3430

Kent Spelman

President, Board of Directors
West Virginia Center for Civic Life
West Virginia Center for Civic Life
Charleston, West Virginia 25314

Susan Aloi

Director, Albinson School of Business; President, West Virginia Center for Civic Life Board of Directors
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Ave.
Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201

Wisconsin

Eric Giordano

Director
Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service, UW Center for Civic Engagement
625 Stewart Avenue
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
(715 )261-6368

John Greenwood

Outreach Consultant
Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service, UW Center for Civic Engagement
625 Stewart Avenue
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
(715 )261-6368

Carol J. Craig

Chairperson
Coalitions for Citizen Engagement
Blackrock Road
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701

Wyoming

Juliet Daniels

East Coordinator, Community Development Educator
Community Conversations Wyoming, University of Wyoming Extension
310 W. 19th
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001
307-633-4383, ext. 4384

Kimberly Chapman

West Coordinator, Community Development Educator
Community Conversations Wyoming, University of Wyoming Extension
228 9th Street
Evanston, Wyoming 82930
307-783-0570

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Ohio

Amy Lee

Kettering Foundation
200 Commons Rd.
Dayton, Ohio 45459