Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Open Education Consortium is composed of elected representatives from member institutions.  The Board of Directors provides strategic direction and fiscal oversight to the organization.

The Nominations Committee solicits nominations for vacant board seats in February-March each year. Elections are held by online ballot in March-April.  For questions about the election process, or to inquire about nominating a candidate for the Board of Directors, please contact us at



Board Members Representing Location Term
bio_thumbnail_marylou Sophie TOUZÉ
President of the Board
VetAgro Sup – Campus Vétérinaire de Lyon France 2017-2019
bio_willem Willem van Valkenburg
Vice President of the Board
Delft University of Technology Netherlands 2017-2019
 stavros Stavros Panagiotis Xanthopoylos ABED – Brazilian Association for Distance Education Brazil 2017-2019
  Laura Czerniewicz University of Cape Town South Africa 2017-2019
  Amanda Coolidge BCcampus Canada 2017-2019
  Tian Belawati Universitas Terbuka Indonesia 2017-2019
 Dr. Barbara Illowsky

Barbara Illowsky

Community College Consortium for OER (CCCOER) United States 2016-2018
 Allyn J Radford

Allyn J Radford

Australian Computer Society, Transforming Credentials Australia 2016-2018
Papa Youga Dieng Papa Youga Dieng Organisation internationale de la Francophonie France 2016-2018
Yu-Lun Huang Yu-Lun Huang Taiwan Open Course Consortium Taiwan 2017-2019
Yu-Lun Huang Peter Smith University of Maryland University College USA 2017-2019
Paul Stacey
Interim Executive Director Vancouver, Canada Appointed
bio_james James Glapa-Grossklag
Past President of the Board & Treasurer
College of the Canyons United States 2017-2019