Our Leaders

The affairs of TxDLA are managed by a Board of Directors, which is also the governing body of TxDLA, serving as an advocate for the broader field of distance learning. The Board formulates policies of the organization consistent with its purposes and subject to any specific directions of the membership.

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Michelle Singh (Durán), Ph.D.

Chair of the Board / 4-Year Higher Education Director ('18-'21)
Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning Technologies, Division of Information Technology, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
361.825.5709
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Bret Wells

President (’19-'20)
Managing Director, Missional Wisdom Foundation
817.889.2742
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Charlene Stubblefield

President-Elect (’19-’20)
Executive Director, Center for Instructional Innovation and Technology Services (CI2TS), Prairie View A&M University
936.261.3281
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Lisa Brown

Secretary ('18-'20)
Director, Bush School OEE, Texas A&M University
979.862.8826
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Harmeet Singh

Treasurer (’19-'21)
Assistant Professional in Economics Department of Accounting and Finance, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
361.593.3985
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Lisa Tomsio

Executive Manager
Texas Distance Learning Association
512.402.7797
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Rhonda Blackburn

Corporate/Private Sector Director ('17-'20)
972.441.4403
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Jenell Paul

Government/Military/Non-Profit Director ('18-'21)
Learning Resource Network (LRN) Director, Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
512.810.4562
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Clark Peterson

2-Year Higher Education Director (’19-‘22)
512.576.7448
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Diana Benner

K-12 Education Director ('17-'20)
Director of Professional Development, Texas Computer Education Association
512.450.5410
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Mark Workman

Member-at-Large ('17-'20)
Dean of Distance Learning, Blinn College
979.209.7403
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Gay Howard

Member-at-Large ('18-'21)
Coordinator, Distance Education, Tyler Junior College
903.510.2529
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Renda Garner

Member-at-Large (’19-‘22)
Director of Higher Ed & Community Connections, Missional Wisdom Foundation
972.742.2184
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John Copeland

Chief Information Officer ('17-'20)
Director of Education Sales, Barco
832.437.4541
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Kathryn Cordina

Executive Partnership Council Chair
('18-'21)
Business Development Manager, Atlona
202.445.8495
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Kay Trigg

Regional Group Development Chair (’19-’22)
Instructional Resources Director, Texas Health and Human Services Commission
512.206.5225
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Gerry Pedraza

Parliamentarian (’19-’22)
Instructional Designer III, Engineering Studio for Advanced Instruction and Learning, Texas A&M University, College Station
979.847.6160