2024 Forum Speakers and Sponsors


Maenette Benham

Chancellor, University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu

Adam Bradford

Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Idaho State University

Laura Decker

Assistant Professor, Nevada State University

Michelle DenBeste

Special Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement, Central Washington University

Elizabeth (Liz) Dennison

Associate Dean, University of Alaska Anchorage

Liliana Diaz Solodukhin

Senior Policy Analyst, Policy Analysis and Research



Kiana Frank

Assistant Professor, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Debora Halbert

Forum Executive Committee, University of Hawai‘i System

Kate Hausbeck-Korgan

Forum Executive Committee, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Bonnie Irwin

Chancellor, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo

Janelle Kilgore

Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management, University of North Dakota

Laura Lyons

Interim Vice Provost for Academic Excellence, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Pamela McMullin-Messier

Professor, Central Washington University

Billy Meinke

Open Educational Resources (OER) Technologist , University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Wayde Oshiro

Interim Learning Commons and Library Coordinator , Leeward Community College

Sunyeen Pai

Digital Initiatives Librarian , Kapiʻolani Community College

Marlena Pangelinan

Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, University of Guam

Karyn Plumm

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Student Success, University of North Dakota

Randi Lynn Tanglen

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, University of North Dakota

Rick Torres

President/CEO, National Student Clearinghouse


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