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SIO Council

CCID has 19 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 four At-Large members.

SIO_0002_Rich Johnson

Dr. Richard Johnson

SIO Council Chair

SIO/Director, International Ed

Harper College

Palatine, IL, USA

SIO_0006_Megan Popkey

Ms. Megan Popkey


SIO/Manager of Student Involvement & International Programs

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, WI, USA

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Mr. John Wade Partain

SIO/International Department Coordinator

Universidad Politécnica de Guanajuato

Cortazar, Guanajuato, Mexico


Ms. Hadda Estrada

SIO/Dean of Global Education and Strategic Partnerships

Community Colleges of Spokane

Spokane, WA, USA

SIO_0000_Wendy Stewart CCID

Ms. Wendy Stewart

SIO/Vice President, International Programs & Extended Learning

Green River College

Auburn, WA, USA

SIO_0014_Jenn Ritchey photo

Ms. Jennifer Ritchey

Member At Large

SIO/Global Programs Manager, International Studies

Highline College

Des Moines, WA, USA


Dr. Michael Brennan

SIO/Director of Int'l Education

Hillsborough Community College

Tampa, FL, USA

SIO_0007_Matthew VanHoose

Dr. Matthew Van Hoose

SIO/Executive Director of Academic Engagement​

Howard Community College

Columbia, MD, USA

SIO_0020_Drew Ness

Mr. Andrew Ness

SIO/Dean International

Humber College

Toronto, ON, Canada


Mr. Hideo Watanabe

SIO/Executive Director

Jikei Group of Colleges

Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan

SIO_0023_Dawn Wood

Ms. Dawn Wood

SIO/Director of International Programs

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

SIO_0017_Jacob Mentz

Mr. Jacob Mentz

SIO/Director of Int'l Affairs

Lillebaelt Academy - University of Applied Science

Odense/Vejle, Denmark

Katie Caruso headshot

Dr. Katharine Caruso

SIO/Associate Vice Chancellor

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX, USA

SIO_0019_Geoff Bradshaw

Dr. Geoff Bradshaw

SIO/Director of Int'l Education

Madison College

Madison, WI, USA


Dr. Normah Salleh-Barone

SIO/VP of Student Development

Moraine Valley Community College

Palos Hills, IL, USA

SIO_0004_Nathan Carpenter

Mr. Nathan Carpenter

SIO/Interim Director

Center for Global Education and International Services

Northampton Community College

Bethlehem, PA, USA

SIO_0001_Suzanne LaVenture

Ms. Suzanne LaVenture

SIO/Director of International Education

Davidson- Davie Community College

Thomasville, NC, USA


Mr. Jim Bensley


SIO/Director, International Services & Service Learning

Northwestern Michigan College

Traverse City, MI, USA

SIO_0009_Katherine Schuster

Dr. Katherine Schuster


SIO/Global Studies Program Coordinator

Oakton College

Des Plaines, Skokie, IL, USA

SIO_0010_Jody Littleton

Ms. Jody Littleton

SIO/Study Abroad Coordinator

Parkland College

Champaign, IL, USA

Mr. Thevi Pather

SIO/Vice President, Advancement and International

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

SIO_0008_Margaret Heibert

Dr. Margaret Hiebert

SIO/Coordinator of Int'l Education

State Center Community College District

Fresno, CA, USA

SIO_0022_Debbie Nakagawa

Ms. Deborah (Debbie) Nakagawa

SIO/International Education Director

University of Hawai'i Community Colleges

Honolulu, HI, USA