WICHE Staff

  • Rosa Calabrese

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    Manager, Digital and Project Support Services
    WCET
    303.541.0219
  • Laura DaVinci

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    Program Manager, Every Learner Everywhere
    WCET
    970.415.3653
  • Cheryl Dowd

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    Director, State Authorization Network
    WCET
    303.541.0210
  • Lindsey Downs

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    Assistant Director, Communications, Community, and Social Media
    WCET
    303.541.0234
  • Sherri Artz Gilbert

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      Sherri Artz Gilbert, assistant director, operations and member services, has been with WCET since 1999. Her principal responsibilities include preparing and managing the budget, coordinating the membership effort, and database maintenance. Prior to joining WCET, she worked for the Reading Musical Foundation, a non-profit that promotes and facilitates music education and appreciation in order to preserve and develop musical experience and culture in Berks County, Pennsylvania. There she was responsible for donor management and administrator of the Blues in the Schools program. She received a B.S.B.A from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania with a major in Management and Marketing. Originally from Pennsylvania Dutch country, Sherri currently resides above 9200 feet in the Colorado Mountains with her husband and two dogs.

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    Director, Operations and Membership
    WCET
    303.541.0209
  • Joyce Holliday

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    Administrative Assistant III, Every Learner Everywhere
    WCET
    303.541.0208
  • Mollie McGill

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      Mollie McGill serves as Deputy Director, Programs and Membership for WCET. She assists with the overall management of member services and communications that inform the e-learning community of relevant policy, practices and developments. She facilitates the advancement of several committee projects, such as those dealing with academic integrity and student identity authentication, student retention in online learning, institutional policies and practices for adjunct online faculty, and ownership of learning management systems. In 2009-2010, she has worked with the WICHE Policy Analysis unit on the Statewide Articulation and Transfer project, specifically to study state transfer web portals. Mollie spent nearly 20 years working for WICHE in the early part of her career and, among other accomplishments, was instrumental in founding WCET in 1989. Most recently she directed learning innovations and technology initiatives for the University of Colorado System and served in leadership roles for several Colorado statewide e-learning projects. She received her education degree from Emporia State University. As the parent of twin teenage boys, she has first-hand experience with the technology and study habits of today's millenials.

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    Senior Director, Operations and Membership
    WCET
    303.541.0306
  • Robert Perez

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      Robert Perez, Grant Manager for the Every Learner Everywhere initiative, is a native of Austin, Texas and joined WICHE/WCET in November 2018. Previously, Robert was a Proposal Manager at ACT, where he organized and led responses to international business opportunities in areas such as creativity assessment, moral education, and workforce development.Before that, he worked at Harvard Stem Cell Institute, managing grants and contracts for researchers across Harvard and its affiliated research hospitals.Having grown up in a minority-majority community, broadening the pathways to higher education success for all students is an issue of great personal importance for Robert, and as Grant Manager he will work ensure that Every Learner's grants activities maximize its reach and impact. Robert earned a B.A.from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, and an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri.

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    Grant Manager, Every Learner Everywhere
    WCET
    303.541.0253
  • Shelley Plutto

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    Administrative Assistant III
    W-SARA, WCET
    303.541.0317
  • Russell Poulin

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    Vice President for Technology-Enhanced Education & WCET Executive Director
    WCET
    303.541.0305
  • Megan Raymond

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      Megan Raymond, Assistant Director, Programs and Sponsorship, has been with WCET since 2007. Her primary responsibility is the coordination of the program and logistics for WCET's Annual Conference. Prior to joining WCET, she was the Assistant Director of housing and conference services at Fort Lewis College, a small liberal arts college in Durango, CO. Megan oversaw a successful conference services program and supervised 22 student staff members and two full-time professional staff. She also adjudicated resident discipline cases and coordinated staff development programming. Megan received a Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Marketing from Fort Lewis College and a Masters in Nutrition and Health Education from Hawthorn University. Running, biking, and trail marathons help Megan burn off stress and occupy her spare time.

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    Director, Programs and Sponsorship
    WCET
    303.541.0233
  • Dan Silverman

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    Assistant Director, State Authorization Network
    WCET
    303.541.0285
  • Tanya Spilovoy

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    Director, Open Policy
    WCET
    303.541.0231