Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES)

Board of Directors

Executive Board


Burton A. Bargerstock

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Director, National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement
Director, UOE Communication and Information Technology
Special Adviser to the Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement

Michigan State University
(517) 353-8977

Vice President

Timothy V. Franklin

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Associate Vice President for Business and Economic Development
Special Advisor to the President, Office of Research and Development

New Jersey Institute of Technology
(973) 596-5515

Past President

Patricia M. Sobrero

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Professor, Agricultural and Extension Education (Retired)
Former Associate Vice Chancellor, Extension, Engagement, and Economic Development

North Carolina State University
(919) 513-2350


Lynn White Blanchard

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Director, Center for Public Service
Associate Clinical Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
(919) 843-7568


Katy Campbell

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Dean of the Faculty of Extension

University of Alberta
(780) 492-2681

At Large Representatives of the Board

Hiram E. Fitzgerald

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Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement
University Distinguished Professor, Psychology

Michigan State University
(517) 353-8922

Andrew Furco

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Associate Vice President for Public Engagement
Associate Professor, Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development

University of Minnesota
(612) 624-6876 / (612) 626-1630

Susan A. Gust

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Community Activist and Community Development Consultant
President, Partners Three Consulting Company

Minneapolis, Minnesota
(612) 724-5753

Audrey J. Jaeger

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Professor of Higher Education
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Adult and Higher Education
Executive Director, National Initiative for Leadership and Institutional Effectiveness (NILIE)

North Carolina State University
(919) 515-6240

Catherine M. Jordan

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Co-Director of the Faculty for Engaged Campus Initiative
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Extension and Department of Pediatrics

University of Minnesota
(612) 625-7591

Samory Touré Pruitt

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Vice President for Academic Affairs

University of Alabama
(607) 255-9713

Judith A. Ramaley

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President Emerita, Winona State University
Distinguished Professor of Public Service, Portland State University

(703) 623 8927

John A. Saltmarsh

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Professor, Higher Education Administration

University of Massachusetts - Boston
(617) 287-7743