Staff

Leadership Team

 
noah-brownJ. NOAH BROWN
President & CEO
 
J Noah Brown is president and chief executive officer of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). Click here for a biography of President Brown. To reach President Brown, please contact Executive Coordinator, Office of the President and Board of Directors, Karen Lomax at klomax@acct.org or 202.775.4472.
 

 
np-2010-cropped-webNARCISA POLONIO, Ed.D.
Executive Vice President for Education, Research and Board Leadership Services
 
Contact Narcisa if you need information and assistance on college board operations and training, presidential searches, research, education, diversity and outreach.
Office: 202-775-4670 | Cell: 202-276-1983
Email: npolonio@acct.org
 

 
jee-hang-leeJEE HANG LEE
Vice President for Public Policy and External Relations
 
Contact Jee Hang if you need information and assistance on ACCT's advocacy efforts, public policy, legislation and Senate and House community college caucuses, and the ACCT Awards program.
Office: 202-775-4450 | Cell: 202-255-0964
E-mail: jhlee@acct.org
 

 
tonya-harley-2008TONYA HARLEY
Finance and Operations Management Officer
 
Contact Tonya for matters related to ACCT finance, operations, and facilities.
Office: 202-775-4460 | Cell: 202-491-1249
E-mail: tharley@acct.org
 
 

 

Staff

 
Board Services Associate
 
Contact Semhar for information or with questions relating to board services.
Office 202-499-5550
 
 
 
 
 
colleen-allen-website
COLLEEN ALLEN
Director of Educational Services
 
Contact Colleen for information about or assistance with ACCT's Student Success initiatives.
Office: 202-775-6490 | Cell: 202-558-8682
E-mail: callen@acct.org
 
 
 
 
Program Associate for Audio Visual Support
Office: 202-499-5302
 
 
 

 
Associate Writer
 
Contact Jacob to submit Around the Regions story pitches and for other editorial matters.
Office: 202-775-4464
 
 
 
Research and Curriculum Specialist
 
Contact Marcia for information on research projects.
Office: 202-775-4474
 
 

 
david-connerDAVID CONNER
Director of Strategic Communications
 
Contact David with any questions relating to press/media, ACCT’s Web site, Trustee Quarterly, and member publications. 
Office: 202-775-4454 | Cell: 202-384-5944
E-mail: dconner@acct.org
 

 
julie-golder-alionJULIE GOLDER ALION
Search Services Coordinator
 
Contact Julie if you need information and assistance on presidential searches.
Office: 202-775-4466 | Cell: 202-384-5816
E-mail: jgolder@acct.org
 
 
 

Director of GISS and Special Projects
Office: 202-775-6488 | Cell: 206-276-7684
 
 
 
 

Membership Services Associate
 
Contact Diane for membership information, updates, and the ACCT awards program.
Office: 202-775-4452
 
 
 
 

 
Andrew LaineANDREW LAINE
Coordinator of Partnerships and Programs
 
Contact Andrew for information about ACCT Board Services.
Office: 202-775-4470 
E-mail: alaine@acct.org

  

 

 
karen-lomax-webKAREN LOMAX
Executive Coordinator, Office of the President and Board of Directors
 
Contact Karen for matters related to ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown or the ACCT Board of Directors.
Office: 202-775-4472
E-mail: klomax@acct.org
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
shamika-smith-photo-for-webSHAMIKA MYLES
Administrative Assistant
 
Contact Shamika if you need general information about ACCT or need general support.
Office: 202-775-4667 x. 115
E-mail: smyles@acct.org

 


 
Search Services Specialist
 
Contact Jennifer for information and assistance on executive search services.
Office: 202-775-4458

E-mail: jnunez@acct.org

 
 
 
   
Board Services Associate
 

Contact Stephanie for information or with questions relating to board services.
Office: 202-499-5309
 
 
 
 
 
Indya Rogers
INDYA ROGERS
Board & Communications Associate
 
Contact Indya with questions related to ordering ACCT publications, questions about ACCT's social media, or to update ACCT Board and Associate Committee member contact information.
Office: 202-470-4379 
 
 
 
 

 
christina-sageCHRISTINA SAGE SIMONS
Director of Educational Events 
 
Contact Christina for information regarding the ACCT Leadership Congress, Governance Leadership Institutes, and general information about ACCT events. 
Office: 202-775-4462 | Cell: 202-384-5814
E-mail: csimons@acct.org

 
Board Services Associate
 
Contact Mia for information on the Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS).
Office: 202-470-4191
 
 

 
ira-shepard-for-web-siteIRA MICHAEL SHEPARD
General Counsel
 
Contact ACCT if you have any questions regarding our general counsel.
Phone: 202-775-4667
E-mail: acctinfo@acct.org
 
 

 
jennifer-stiddard-webJENNIFER STIDDARD
Director of Government Relations
 
Contact Jennifer for information related to ACCT's public policy and advocacy services.
Office: 202-775-4667
E-mail: jstiddard@acct.org