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Contact POGIL

National Office hours: 
9 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday (EST)
Email: pogil@pogil.org
Telephone: 717-358-3837 or 717-358-4639
Fax: 717-358-4640 

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National Office Staff

Executive Director
Richard S. Moog
rmoog@fandm.eduRead More
Associate Director
Marcy Dubroff
marcy.dubroff@pogil.orgRead More
Event Coordinator
Julie Boldizar
julie.boldizar@pogil.orgRead More
Digital Manager
Co-Chair, NCAPP 2025; Producer, POGIL Podcast; eSeries Coord.
Wayne Pearson
wayne.pearson@pogil.orgRead More
Event Coordinator
Jen Perot
jen.perot@pogil.orgRead More
Elaine Ressel
elaine.ressel@pogil.orgRead More
Publications Liaison
Susan Richardson
susan.richardson@pogil.orgRead More
Administrative Assistant
Mary Sakellaris
mary.sakellaris@pogil.orgRead More
Materials Coordinator
Laura Trout
laura.trout@pogil.orgRead More
Director of Development
Barbara Verrier
barbara.verrier@pogil.orgRead More
Chief Morale Officer
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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee provides direction and definition to the goals of The Project. The group meets monthly via conference call and twice yearly in person. Positions on the Steering Committee are determined via an annual application process, and slots become available each year.

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Teresa Bixby
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Goal 4 Liaison, Strategic Plan 3 Chair
Juliette Lantz
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Goal 1 Liaison
An-Phong Le
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Goal 2 Liaison
Dan Libby
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Goal 5 Liaision
Beff Mancini
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Goal 3 Liaison
Mario Nakazawa
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Goal 3 Liaison
Laura Parmentier
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Chair & Strategic Plan Oversight
Marty Perry
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Goal 4 & POGIL Activity Clearinghouse (PAC) Liaison
Melissa Reeves
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Craig Teague
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Board of Directors

The POGIL Project Board of Directors are the fiduciaries who steer the organization toward a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as make sure that the nonprofit organization has adequate resources to advance its mission.

Board Member
Andy Bressette
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Board Member
Lisa Russell-Mina
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Board Member
Laura Philips
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Board Member
Andrew Schultz
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Board Member
Margie Vela
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The POGIL Project Interns

Each year, The POGIL Project works with talented student interns to help get the work of The Project accomplished.  We are thankful for the time and talent that these students bring to the National Office.

POGIL Project Student Intern
Makai Bryan
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POGIL Project Student Intern
Elshaday Melkamu
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POGIL Project Student Intern
Vu Nguyen
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Other POGIL Leadership

The POGIL Project is assisted in its mission by dedicated members of the POGIL community who serve in various leadership capacities.

Co-Chair, Addressing Equity: Learning Communities Working Group
Teresa Bixby
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Co-Chair, Addressing Equity: Learning Communities Working Group
Michael Bruno
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Co-Chair, NCAPP 2025
Kristi Deaver
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Writing Mentor, Co-Editor-in-Chief, PAC
Caryl Fish
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Host, The POGIL Podcast
Alex Grushow
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Chair, Advanced Facilitator Experience Working Group
Tim Herzog
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Host, The POGIL Podcast
Siobhan Julian
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Chair, Addressing Equity: Guidelines Usage
Caroline Lehman
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Co-Chair, NCAPP 2025; Producer, POGIL Podcast; eSeries Coord.
Wayne Pearson
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Coordinator for Electronic Offerings
Kristin Plessel
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Co-Chair, Addressing Equity: Targeted Recruitment Working Group
Joan Roque
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Endorsement Coordinator
Shawn Simonson
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Co-Chair Networks Working Group
Kimberly Stieglitz
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Co-Chair, Addressing Equity: Targeted Recruitment Working Group
Andrea Van Duzor
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Past POGIL Leadership

The POGIL Project staff and members extend a deep debt of gratitude to the following people who have given tirelessly in the effort to build this professional development organization.

Karen Anderson, Madison College

Chris Bauer, University of New Hampshire

Andrew Bressette, Berry College

Michael Bruno, North Carolina School of Science and Math

Diane Bunce, Catholic University

Kelly Butler, Chestnut Hill College

Renée Cole, University of Iowa

Frank Creegan, Washington College (emeritus)

Elliot Douglas, University of Florida

Caryl Fish, St. Vincent College 

Gina Frey, University of Utah

Sean Garrett-Roe, University of Pittsburgh

Michael Garoutte, Missouri Southern State University

Alex Grushow, Rider University

Urik Halliday, Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center

David Hanson, Stony Brook University

Tim Herzog, Utah Valley University

Megan Hoffman, Berea College

Sally Hunnicutt, Virginia Commonwealth University

Clif Kussmaul, Muhlenberg College

Juliette Lantz, Drew University

Jennifer Lewis, University of South Florida

Dan Libby, Moravian College (emeritus)

Jenny Loertscher, Seattle University

Ashley Mahoney, University of Minnesota

Beff Mancini, Rowan University and Cherry Hill East HS (retired)

Tina Mewhinney, Eastfield College

Vicky Minderhout, Seattle University (emeritus)

Kristin Plessel, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Susan Richardson, Wichita High School East (retired)

Suzanne Ruder, Virginia Commonwealth University

Susan Shadle, Boise State University

Shawn Simonson, Boise State University

James Spencer*, Franklin & Marshall College 

Mare Sullivan, Seattle Pacific University and Bellevue Christian School (retired)

Laura Trout, Lancaster Country Day School

Shannon Wachowski, EdReports.org

Gail Webster, Guilford College

Troy Wolfskill, Stony Brook University