SELECT PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
University Continuing Education Association, National Level:
Member, National Awards Committee (2003-2004)
Member, Philip E. Frandson Award for Literature in Continuing Higher Education Committee (2001-2002).
Member, Task Force on Graduate Students (2000-2001).
Co-Chair, Research Community of Practice (1999-2000).
Chair, Philip E. Frandson Award for Literature in Continuing Higher Education Committee (1998-99).
Secretary-Treasurer, Division of Research (1997-98).
Region IV Representative to the Executive Committee of the Division of Continuing Education for the Professions (1996-97).
Member, Nominating Committee, Division of Continuing Education for the Professions (1995-96).
Chair, Advisory Committee on Organizational Issues Publication Series (1992-95).
Member, By-Laws Committee, Division of Continuing Education for the Professions (1995-96).
Member, Research Award Committee, Division of Research (1995-96).
Member, National Conference Planning Committee (1988-1989; 1989-1991; 1993-95).
Member, Executive Committee, Division of Research (1993-94).
Member, Association Executive Committee (1990-91).
Member, Association Board of Directors (1989-91).
Chair, Council for Continuing Education Management and Administration (1990-91).
Chair Elect, Council for Continuing Education Management and Administration (1989-90).
Chair, Division of Research (1988-89).
University Continuing Education Association, Regional Level:
Member, Committee on Diversity (1997-98).
Chair, Division of Program Research and Development, Region IV (1980-81 & 1986-87).
Member, Conference Planning Committee, Region IV (1980-81 & 1986-87).
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education:
Member, Publications Standing Services Unit (changed to Publications Committee in 1993-94) (1991-94).
Chair, Serial Publications Committee, Publications Standing Services Unit (1992-93).
Co-Chair, Serial Publications Committee, Publications Standing Services Unit (1991-92).
SELECT UNIVERSITY SERVICE
University of Missouri-Columbia:
Auditor for Comprehensive Program Assessment initiative of the UM System (2006)
Member, Advisory Committee, Consortium for Educational Policy Analysis (1999-2002).
Member, Funding of Higher Education Task Force, Advisory Committee on the 21st Century, University of Missouri Board of Curator appointed Advisory Committee (1993).
Member, Big Ideas in teaching Excellence Task Force, Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs and Faculty Development (2004-2005)
Member, Campus Program Review Committee for the Ph.D. in Nursing (2001).
Member, Search Committee for Vice Provost for Extension (1999-2000).
Member, Academic Grievance Hearing Panel (1996-1999).
Member, Faculty Development Advisory Committee (1993-96).
Member, Access Enhancement Program Advisory Committee (1993-95).
Chair, External Program Review Committee, Division of University Extension (1995).
Member, Advisory Council, Downlinks for Excellence Project, School of Library and Informational Science (1994-95).
Member, Graduate Education Committee (2004-Present)
Member, Financial Awards Committee (2001-2004).
Member, Council for Career and Technical Education (1999-Present).
Member, Career and Technical Education Task Force (2001).
Member, College of Education Executive Committee (1999-2001)
Member, Policy Committee (1995-96).
Member, Undergraduate Teacher Education Program Evaluation Team (1996-97).
Chair, Undergraduate Teacher Education Program Design Team (1995).
Member, Curriculum Committee (1991-1994), Secretary (January, 1992-1994).
Member, ad hoc Committee on the Research Curriculum (1993-94).
Member, ad hoc Committee for the August, 1994 College of Education Retreat (1994).
Member, Strategic Planning Oversight Committee (1991-1993).
Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri (2002, 1999, 1998). Speaker on the topic of "The Adult Learner" at the Extended Studies Division Directors' Conference, Spring 1998, Faculty Development program for Business Faculty, Spring, 1999, Faculty Development Program for Mathematics and Science Faculty, 2002.
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center (1998). Consulted with Office of the Chancellor on the question of consolidating the continuing professional education offices of the Center's colleges (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Health).
The Pennsylvania State University, Office of Program Development, Division of Continuing and Distance Education (1997). Worked with staff of the Office of Program Development in their strategic planning initiative in the area of continuing education for the professions.
Judicial Education Committee, Missouri Office of State Courts Administrator, Missouri Supreme Court (1995). Developed and implemented a continuing professional education needs assessment strategy for Missouri's Circuit and Associate Circuit Court judges.
Michigan Coordinating Council for Continuing Higher Education (1995). Leader and presenter for workshop on "Managing change: Paradigm shifts in continuing education." This was a professional development workshop for continuing educators in the fifteen public higher education four-year institutions in Michigan.
Judicial Education - Adult Education Project (1994-95). External evaluator for this national project of the National Association of Judicial Educators and the University of Georgia Department of Adult Education. Funded by the State Justice Institute, this project's primary goal is to improve judicial education across the nation. External evaluation focused on second order outcomes of project activities in 35 states.
National Health Service Corps Washington, D. C. (1994-95). Consultant for working group on "Assuring Positive Community Experiences for Providers." The working group is part of a change initiative and conference, "National Health Service Corps: Creating a roadmap for the future." This initiative was funded by a grant to the Kentucky Primary Care Association by the Bureau of Primary Health Care in the Health Resources and Human Services (Grant #CSH 402871-09-2).
Midwest 2000: Project Leadership (1991). A professional development project undertaken by a consortium of six Midwestern universities for the purposes of identifying and assisting in the development of future leaders in the field of continuing higher education. Responsible for planning and instructing "The Administration of Continuing Higher Education," one of the project's six, multiple-day programs.
Institute of Food Technologists Chicago, Illinois (1989-91). Designed a needs assessment process and conducted a major needs assessment to assist this 23,000 member professional association determine its role in providing continuing professional education for its membership.
Society of Real Estate Appraisers Chicago, Illinois (1986-87). Consulted on the design and evaluation of the Society's instructor's clinics and on the development and evaluation of its overall program of continuing professional education. In addition to contributing to a book published by the Society on instructional methods and techniques for adults, made fifteen presentations on instruction of adults as part of four of the Society's instructor's clinics.
SELECT EDITORIAL WORK
Consulting Editor, Adult Education Quarterly - A refereed journal of the Commission of Professors of Adult Education and the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, published by Sage (2000-2007)
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Continuing Higher Education - A refereed journal published by the Association for Continuing Higher Education (1993-present).
Member, Editorial Board, Continuing Higher Education Review - A refereed journal published by the National University Continuing Education Association (1991-96).
Ad hoc reviewer for journals such as the Journal of Higher Education, the Journal of School Leadership, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Transactions on Education, The American Journal of Distance Education, and Educational Administration Quarterly.