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SIO Council

CCID has 18 Board Member Institutions, each holding one seat on the Board of Directors and one seat on the SIO Council.  The SIO Council Chair is elected annually and serves a term from Sep 1st to Aug 31st.  Additionally, the SIO Council has three At-Large members.

Senior International Officers Council Terms of Reference


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Dr. Katherine Schuster

SIO Council Chair

Distinguished Professor of Education

Oakton College

Des Plaines, Skokie, IL, USA

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Dr. Sanjay Ramdath

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Borough of Manhattan Community College

New York, NY, USA

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Ms. Amber McKenzie

Assistant Dean of Global Education and Strategic Partnerships

Community Colleges of Spokane

Spokane, WA, USA


Ms. Sarah Wright

Director of International Education

Davidson- Davie Community College

Thomasville, NC, USA

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Dr. Wendy Stewart

Vice President, International Programs & Extended Learning

Green River College

Auburn, WA, USA

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Ms. Nellie Khalil

Director, Office of International Education

Harper College 

Palatine, IL, USA


Dr. Michael Brennan

Director of International Education

Hillsborough Community College

Tampa, FL, USA

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Mr. Andrew Ness

Dean, International

Humber College

Toronto, ON, Canada


Mr. Hideo Watanabe

Executive Director

Jikei Group of Colleges

Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan

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Dr. Dawn Wood

Dean, Global Learning

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

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Dr. Katharine Caruso

Associate Vice Chancellor

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX, USA

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Dr. Geoff Bradshaw

Associate Vice President of Intercultural Education

Madison College

Madison, WI, USA


Dr. Normah Salleh-Barone

Vice President of Student Development

Moraine Valley Community College

Palos Hills, IL, USA

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Ms. Patrice Boulous 

Director,  Office of International

Student Services

Northampton Community College

Bethlehem, PA, USA

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Ms. Jody Littleton

Associate Professor of Speech

Parkland College

Champaign, IL, USA

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Mr. Thevi Pather

Associate Vice President, International

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada



Ms. Samira Pardanani

Associate Vice President, International Education & Global Engagement

Shoreline Community College

Shoreline, WA, USA

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Dr. Margaret Hiebert

Coordinator of International Education

State Center Community College District

Fresno, CA, USA

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Ms. Deborah Nakagawa

International Education Director

University of Hawai'i Community Colleges

Honolulu, HI, USA

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Dr. Stacye Thompson


Coordinator of International Student Services

Jefferson State Community College

Birmingham, AL, USA

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Ms. Megan Genrich-Grant


Manager of Student Involvement & International Programs

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, WI, USA


Mr. Jim Bensley


Director, International Services and Service Learning

Northwestern Michigan College

Traverse City, MI, USA