Ballot Slate for the Election of 2024-2025 Board of Directors and Regional Chairs. The IDEC Election is now open. Please check your email for your ballot. If you did not receive an email, please contact us at to request a ballot. The last day to cast your ballot is February 10, 2024.


President-Elect, Bryan Orthel, PhD, Midwest Region, Indiana University R-1, Associate Professor





Director of Regions, Connie Dyar, Midwest Region, Illinois State R-1, Associate Professor






Director of Scholarship, Tina Patel, Midwest Region, Kent State University R-1, Assistant Professor





Director of Teaching, Seyeon Lee, PhD, East Region, Syracuse University R-1, Associate Professor





Director of Strategic Initiatives, Hessam Ghamari, PhD, Pacific Wes Region, California State, Northridge R-1, Associate Professor




Pacific West Region Chair, Tiia Manson, Pacific West Region, BCIT, CA





South Region Chair, Jerome Gonzales, South Region, Converse University, Teaching Assistant Professor