United States Distance Learning Association : Global Affiliate Chapters
Senior Vice Presidents for Business Development and Global Affiliate Chapters
Marci Powell For more information please contact: or
Russ G.Colbert, Jr. For more information please contact: or
AUSTRALIA Carol Daunt Skyring PO Box 307 Lutwyche, Australia 4030 61 738622929
JAPAN DLA Dr. Takeshi Tamura Kobe Institute of Computing Kanou – CHO 2-2-7, Chou-Ku Kobe, Japan 81 78 262 7715
UKDLA Michael Griffith P.O. Box 446 Pinner Middlesex, United Kingdom. HA5 9AY www.global-leap.com 44 (0) 20 8866 6036
Dr. Andras Szucs Secretary General, EDEN EDEN - European Distance and E-learning Network Secretariat Budapest University of Technology and Economics H-1111 Budapest, Egry J. u. 1 Hungary Tel: +36 1 463 1628, 463 2259 Fax: + 36 1 463 1858 http://www.eden-online.org
India Dr. Jayant Sonwalkar Ph.D.,MBA,MA (SW), MA (History) Directorate of Distance Education University of Indore, Indore, India Ph: 91-731-2363902 / Fax: 91-731-2363901 Web: www.ddedavv.in
Director (Academics) Institute of Management Studies, University of Indore, Indore, India Ph: 91-731-247880 , 2470022 Fax: 0731-2476687 web: www.ims.edu Personal website: www.jayantsonwalkar.com
USDLA India Office: C/o Polycom UK( India) Ltd. GHCL Building B-38, Sector -1, NOIDA-201301 0120-3091600 Fax: 0120-3091614
Executive Secretary: Beatriz Roma Marthos: +55-11-3275-3561
Fred Litto: personal telephones: +55-11-3062-6855; mobile: +55-11-99330-1241.
Distance Learning Magazine- Special GAC authorized column in bi-monthly magazine
Annual subscription to Distance Learning Magazine for GAC headquarters location
Publication discount (15%) for USDLA magazine and other published materials for individual GAC membership. (including shipping and handling)
Reduced attendee fees for USDLA conference and events.
Invitation to participate in USDLA Annual Distance Learning Awards Competition.
Posting of member organizations (not individuals) from GAC country of origin.
Networking opportunities for all GAC members with USDLA affiliates including USDLA domestic State Chapters.
Webinar opportunities featuring leaders from both the USDLA and GACS
Opportunities for USDLA participation in GAC events with reciprocity.
GAC Chapter news items for publication in USDLA News Alert
Listing on the GAC webpage along with listings of established Global Affiliate Chapters and link to association’s home webpage.The Chapter Toolkit area contains resources from national and other chapters to help you be successful. Brochures, conference material, development tools, and membership resources are available for sampling. Click in the chapter toolkit bar to access the kit.
USDLA Global Affiliate Chapters are designed to fulfill the needs of the distance learning community as a whole through meetings, conferences and activities. USDLA Global Affiliate Chapters (GAC) represent global affiliates of the United States national association as a global resource for the promotion, development and application of distance learning for educating and training. For more information on your international chapter or to become an affiliate chapter contact Russ Colbert or Marci Powell, USDLA Senior Vice Presidents for Global Affiliate Chapters at or or call John G. Flores, Ph.D. at USDLA Headquarters at 800.275.5162.
Initial Launch of Global Affiliate Chapters sponsored by Polycom.