The Advisory Board is a distinguished body of distance learning and industry leaders who advise the Chief Executive Officer and the USDLA Board of Directors on all matters concerning distance learning. Advisory Board members represent the major constituencies served by the Association. Pre-K through 12 education, higher education, home schooling, continuing education, corporate training, military and government training and telehealth.
USDLA BOD Advisory Board
Reggie Smith III, Ph.D.
USDLA Executive Director
Director of Educational Outreach
University of Tennessee, Martin
Trina Coleman, Ph.D.
CEO and President
Coleman Comprehensive Solutions
Special Projects Coordinator
University of Wisconsin- Platteville
Hope Katz Gibbs
Inkandescent Public Relations
Director for Distance Education
University of Florida – College of the Arts
Badrul Khan, Ph.D.
Author – Educator – Educational Technologist
Janine Lim, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Online Higher Education
Jason Ruckert, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor, Worldwide Online Education
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
William Ryan, Ph.D.
Wendell Seaborne, Ph.D.
Senior Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
For more information, please contact Reggie Smith, USDLA at firstname.lastname@example.org