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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Charlene Stubblefield

President (’20-’21)
Executive Director, Center for Instructional Innovation and Technology Services (CI2TS), Prairie View A&M University
936.261.3281
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Aleyda Cantu-Lee, Ph.D.

President-Elect (’20-’21)
Instructional Consultant, Office of Distance Education & Learning Technologies, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
361.593.4123
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Lisa Brown

Secretary ('20-'22)
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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Bret Wells

Immediate Past President (’19-'20)
CEO, Creative Leadership Resources
817.889.2742
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Rhonda Blackburn

Corporate/Private Sector Director ('20-'23)
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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Teela Watson

K-12 Education Director ('20-'23)
Director of Instructional Services – Digital Learning and PK-16, Education Service Center, Region 11
817.740.7611
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Mark Workman

Member-at-Large ('20-'23)
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)
TCPA 9-12 Assistant Campus Director,
iSchool Virtual Academy of Texas
972.742.2184
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John Copeland

Chief Information Officer ('20-'23)
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
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Lisa Tomsio

Executive Manager
Texas Distance Learning Association
512.402.7797