Open + Connected

Organizing Committees

Conference Committee

  • Daniel Frommelt, University of Wisconsin-Platteville (*Chair)
  • Michael Hostad, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (*Co-Chair)
  • Colleen Brennan-Barry, Nazareth College (Marketing & Attendee Relations)
  • Jamie Ceman, University of Wisconsin-Osh Kosh (Promotion Manager)
  • Sara Clark, Missouri State University (Web Manager & Volunteer Recruitment)
  • Chad Killingsworth, Missouri State University (Technical Systems Manager)
  • Brad Mitchell, Missouri State University (Road Crew & Podcast Manager)
  • Chris Nixon, University of Arkansis (ADA Manager - Ex-Officio)
  • Gordy Pace, University of Montana (Budget Manager - Ex-Officio)
  • Lori Packer, University of Rochester (Social Networking Manager)
  • Douglas Ruschman, Xavier University (Corporate Partner Recruitment)

Program Committee

  • Doug Tschopp, Augustana College (*Chair)
  • Kirk Anne, SUNY Geneseo (Posters, Networking & SIGs)
  • Glenn Donaldson, Ohio State University (Applications)
  • Mark Greenfield, University at Buffalo (Social Media)
  • Karen Hackett, Penn State (Posters, Networking & SIGs)
  • Brian Heaton, Missouri State University (Content)
  • Shelley Keith, Southern Arkansas University (Applications)
  • Stephanie Leary, Texas A&M University (Social Media)
  • Steve Lewis, SUNY Brockport (Marketing, Management, & Professional Development)
  • Lori Packer, University of Rochester (Marketing, Management, & Professional Development)
  • Michelle Tarby, Le Moyne College (Content)
  • John Wagner, Princeton University (Technical: Propeller Hats Required)


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Special thanks to Anne Petersen, the official HighEdWeb 2009 Conference photographer.