Board of Directors

   IMA Executive Board of Directors

CATHERINE CORDOVA, PH.D.

President; Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Educational Impact, The Immokalee Foundation;

IMA Certified Consultant

 LISA Z. FAIN, J. D.

President-Elect; CEO, Center for Mentoring Excellence; Founder, Vista Coaching

ROGER FILLINGIM, PH.D.

Secretary-Treasurer; Clinical Psychologist & Distinguished Professor, University of Florida (UF) College of Dentistry and Director of the UF Pain Research & Intervention Center of Excellence.; Director, The Mentor Academy in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

IMA Board of Directors

KATHLEEN SCIARAPPA, PH.D.

Mentor Training Facilitator; National Certified Mentor

Boston, MA 02111
Ratified August 2019

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NANCY PHENIS-BOURKE, ED.D.

Emeritus, Past President, National Association of Elementary School Principals Mentor Coach; Active member on public and private nonprofit boards; IMA Mentor Training Coordinator and Facilitator


Pendleton, IN 46064

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ANDREA ENGLER, ED.D.

Senior Executive Director of Student Transitions and Success, Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Ratified 2017-2021, 2021-2025
815 W. Michigan Street UC 2001D
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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BRENDA MARINA, PH.D.

Past President; Retired Higher Education Professor and Administrator; Peer reviewer for the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education

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 LINDA SEARBY, PH.D.

Emeritus, Secretary-Treasurer; Associate Clinical Professor of Educational Leadership, University of Florida

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DONNA AUGUSTINE-SHAW, PH.D.

Associate Professor, Dept. of Educational Leadership Kansas State University & Associate Director, Kansas Educational Leadership Institute (KELI)

                Salina, KS 67401                  Ratified March 2018

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CAROL RILEY

Past Secretary-Treasurer 2014-2016; 2016-Retired Associate Executive Director-National Association of Elementary School Principals; 2020 IMA Conference Chair;

Ratified 2013-2017, 2018-2022
Haymarket, VA 20169

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LAURA LUNSFORD, PH.D.

Professor and Chair, Psychology, Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC

 

Ratified 2017-2021, 2021-2025
Buis Creek, NC 27506

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MIRIAM MARGUERITA GOMEZ WITMER, PH.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations; Director, Color of Teaching Mentoring Program, Millersville University, Millersville, PA


Ratified November 2017
Millersville, PA 

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BEN KUTSYURUBA, PH.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Policy, Leadership, and School Law

Queens University, Ontario, Canada

Ontario, Canada

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JULIE FREDENBURG

Assistant Director of Student Placement and Proficiency Testing at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 

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MARY BARBARA TRUBE, ED.D.

Dissertation Mentor & Contributing Faculty - Walden University, 
International Mentor - China, Canada, United States English Immersion (CCUEI)
President, Mentor, Coach - Platonium Mentoring and Coaching Consultants, Professor Emerita of Education & - Ohio University
Ratified June 2022

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RENEE GREEN, PH.D.

Director of Leadership Development and Student Success in the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, Director of the Center for Peer Mentorship, certified facilitator for the Truist Emerging Leadership Certification

Ratified June 2022

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KARIN POLIFKO, PH.D.

Principal, Strategic Light Consulting; Associate Professor and Chair at ATSU

Ratified June 2022

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VERNA FITZSIMMONS, PH.D.

President at Fitzsimmons Consulting; Served as President at HERS (Higher Education Resource Services); Served as CEO at K-State Polytechnic and as Dean at College of Technology and Aviation

Ratified June 2022

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 International Ambassador Members

 ANNA SOFIA SALDANHA

International Ambassador Member; Professional Translator, Translation, Proofreading, Editing, Post-Editing, and Mentoring; English, Spanish, & Portuguese

Ratified December 2018

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JANE LEWES

International Ambassador Member; Director, The Learning Consultancy, Wales, UK.

Ratified January 2020

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AJAY KELKAR

International Ambassador Member; Co-Founder Hansa Cequity.PCC; Leadership Coach.
Mumbai, India

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NIGEL CUMBERLAND

Nigel is the co-Founder of The Silk Road Partnership and is a corporate mentor, executive coach, and facilitator who has worked with leaders in the United Nations, The World Bank Group, Fortune 500 groups including Google, Dell, and Standard Chartered Bank, as well as in the Public Sectors of countries such as the UAE.

Ratified November 2020

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MEENALOCHANI KUMAR (MEENA KUMAR)

Learning & Leadership Development, Organization Development, Business HR

Ratified November 2020

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LYLE HAMM (STEAMER)

Lyle “Steamer” Hamm is an associate professor of educational administration and leadership in the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton.

Ratified August 2021

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KINGA KÁPLÁR-KODÁCSY, PH.D.

Kinga Káplár-Kodácsy Ph.D. is an assistant professor at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Institute of Research on Adult Education and Knowledge Management.

Ratified August 2021

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National Ambassador Members

ERIC MCCLOUD, ED.D.

Dr. Eric McCloud is a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) researcher, strategist, and facilitator.

National Ambassador; Ratified August 2021

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SHERELLA CUPID, PH.D

Postdoctoral Researcher At Louisiana State University

National Ambassador; Ratified August 2021

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Emeritus Board Of Directors

Dr. Vernon Allwood

Dr. Nathan Avani

William Brescia

Dr. Marcia Canton

Dr. Linda Coy

Jesse Dansbe

Dr. Linda Searby

Maurice T. Davis

Dr. Nora Dominguez

Truls Engstrom

Jan Hall

Dr. David James

Dr. Frances Kochan

Margo Murray

Dr. Charles Allen Sadberry, Sr.

Dr. Linda Stromei

Martha Warfield

Dr. Katherine Wilcox

Dr. Nancy Phenis-Bourke