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Dr. Michael Healy,

       Research Fellow

John Martin Doggett,

       Headmaster Emeritus, Governors         Academy, Founding Member,

        Alliance Prep

Dr. James E. Samels,

       President and CEO

Dr. James E. Samels

Arlene Lieberman, Esq.,

       Senior Associate,

        Samels Associates, Attorneys at Law

Arlene Lieberman, Esq. Dr. James Martin

Dr. James Martin,

       Senior Academic Advisor

Dr. Lisa Wyatt,

       Senior Consultant

Dr. Lisa Wyatt

Dr. Charles Combs,

       Senior Consultant

Dr. Charles Combs Dr. Michael Healy

Jonathan Reinsdorf,

       Senior Analyst and Advisor to CEO,

        Partner, Stonegate Alliance

Jonathan Reinsdorf John Martin Doggett

Dr. Charles E. Combs served as head of General Education/Liberal Arts at Berklee College of Music for 16 years and Associate Professor/Director of Theatre at Plymouth State College (NH) for 12. He also was invited to serve for a year as Interim Associate Director of CIHE/NEASC. While at Plymouth State he established the Theatre Arts major, served as editor of the Children's Theatre Review and the Youth Theatre Journal, and was founding editor of the New England Theatre Journal.

In his duties with NEASC and in his subsequent consulting activities, Dr. Combs has helped numerous colleges address issues of accreditation (such as organizing the self study for re-accreditation), licensing, GenEd curriculum reform, program development, assessment and cultural arts programming. Dr. Combs received his Ph.D. in Theatre and Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his B.A. and M.A. from San Jose State University in California.