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
Willem van Valkenburg
President of the Board
Delft University of Technology Netherlands 2018-2020
Sophie Touzé
Past President of the Board
Open Education France France 2018-2020
 Katsusuke Shigeta

Katsusuke Shigeta

Hokkaido University Japan 2018-2020

Allyn J Radford

Independent Consultant – Transforming Credentials Australia 2018-2020
Lena Patterson eCampusOntario Canada 2018-2020
Jane-Frances Obiageli Agbu National Open University of Nigeria Nigeria 2018-2020
Som Naidu The University of the South Pacific Fiji 2019-2021
Hsu-Tien (Marian) Wan Taipei Medical University Taiwan 2019-2021
Alexis Clifton State University of New York (SUNY) United States 2019-2021
Young blonde haired woman with memerizing smile. Melissa Layne American Public University System (APUS) United States 2019-2021
Constance Blomgren Athabasca University Canada 2019-2021
Middle age man wearing suit and reading glasses Martin Dougiamas Moodle Australia 2019-2021
James Glapa-Grossklag
Treasurer (non voting)
College of the Canyons United States 2017-2019
Paul Stacey
Executive Director Canada