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The Expert Panel

The GEMEnA Expert Panel provides guidance and support to GEMEnA's four strands of work. The Panel meets regularly to provide periodic review of GEMEnA plans and products.

The members of the Expert Panel are:

Evelyn Ganzglass
Director of Workforce Development
Washington, DC

Sam Hill
Campus Provost
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)
Woodbridge Campus
Woodbridge, VA

Parminder Jassal
Executive Director
ACT Foundation
Austin, TX

Morris Kleiner
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Joseph Martinelli
Interim Vice President for Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Prince George's Community College
Largo, MD

James Parker
Senior Research and Policy Associate
Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy
New York City, NY

Kent Phillippe
Associate Vice President,
Research and Student Success
American Association of Community Colleges
Washington, DC

Kenneth Poole
Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness
Arlington, VA

Andrew Reamer
Research Professor
George Washington Institute of Public Policy
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Jesse Rothstein
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics
Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Rajat Shah
Senior Vice President – Student Financial Services
Lincoln Educational Services
West Orange, NJ

Jeff Strohl
Director of Research
Center on Education and the Workforce
Georgetown Public Policy Institute
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Jim Van Erden
Senior Policy Advisor
National Association of State Workforce Agencies/
Information Technology Support Center
Washington, DC

Michelle Van Noy
Associate Director
Education and Employment Research Center
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ

Holly Zanville
Senior Research Officer
Lumina Foundation
Indianapolis, IN

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