Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES)

Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Burton A. Bargerstock

Executive Director, Office for Public Engagement and Scholarship
Director, UOE Communication and Information Technology
Special Adviser to the Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement

Michigan State University

Vice President

Timothy V. Franklin

Principal and Co-Founder
Franklin Solutions
Associate Vice President for Business and Economic Development (Retired)

New Jersey Institute of Technology/New Jersey Innovation Institute

Past President

Patricia M. Sobrero

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

North Carolina State University


Lynn White Blanchard

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

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Suzanne Morse Moomaw

Director of the University of Virginia Press
Associate Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning

University of Virginia

At Large Representatives of the Board

Ann Cameron

Head Start Director, Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc.

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Katy Campbell

Professor, Faculty of Extension

University of Alberta

Jeri Childers

Director of Education, iAccelerate
CEO and Founder, Advancing and Accelerating with Jeri Childers
Fellow, School of Leadership and Professional Practice, Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney

Sydney, Australia

Andrew Furco

Professor, Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development

University of Minnesota

Martin Garber-Conrad

Chief Executive Officer
Edmonton Community Foundation

Edmonton, Alberta

Susan A. Gust

Community Activist and Community Development Consultant
Partners Three Consulting Company

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Juvencio Rocha Peralta, Jr.

Executive Director
Association of Mexicans in North Carolina, Inc. (AMEXCAN)

Greenville, North Carolina

Samory Touré Pruitt

Vice President for Community Affairs

University of Alabama

Judith A. Ramaley

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

Scott Reed

Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement Emeritus
Director, Extension Service Emeritus

Oregon State University