The IECA Board of Directors is charged with setting the strategic and programming goals that will maintain IECA’s role as a leading voice for children, families, and ethical conduct in the search and application process for schools, colleges, and other programs.  The board is comprised of up to 15 volunteer members, each of whom is a Professional member of IECA and serves a three-year term.  The association’s CEO serves as an ex-officio member of the board.

2024-25 Leadership

IECA Board Officers

Belinda Wilkerson, EdD (NC) President
Julia Gooding, EdM (ME)
VP for Ethics & Standards of Practice
Brooke Daly (NC)
VP for Education & Training
Sherri Maxman (NY)
VP for Committees
Vita Cohen, MA, MAT, CEP (IL) VP for Membership & Engagement
Linda Daley, MBA (NH)
Ibrahim Firat, MBA (TX)
Immediate Past President
Mark Sklarow, IECA Chief Executive Officer
Ex Officio

Board Members

Chris Andersson, MA (NY)
Mindy Goodman (MD)
Stephanie Klein Wassink, MBA (CT)
Suzanne Lewis, MEd (AZ)
Amy McVeigh, MBA (MI)
Krissy Naspo, MA (CT)
Marilyn O’Toole, CEP (CA)
Juan-Camilo Tamayo, MBA (FL)

2023-24 Committee Chairs

Juan-Camilo Tamayo, MBA (FL)
Board Development
Kristina Dooley, MA, CEP (OH)
Business Practices
Mark Bechthold (CA)
Jan Kerchner, MBA, CEP (CA)
Stephanie Klein Wassink, MBA (CT)
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility
Chris Andersson, MA (NY)
Education & Training
Amy Jasper, MPA (VA)
Julia Gooding, EdM (ME)
Bob Carlton (TX)
Yesim Erez (CA/Turkey)
Government Relations
Linda Daley, MBA (NH)
Graduate School
Betsy Pruitt, MSEd (IN)
Learning Disabilities/Neurodiversity
Liz Cooper, JD (MA)
Vita Cohen, MA, MAT, CEP (IL)
Kristina Dooley, MA, CEP (OH)
Donna Sakabu, CEP (TX)
Becky Grappo, MEd, CEP (CO)
Bar Clarke (ME)