Meet the Board

“The mission of the Society is to enhance the quality of teaching and learning across the management disciplines.”

~ Mission Statement of MOBTS

The MOBTS Board of Directors is comprised of member volunteers. The board is typically comprised of 13 votes, a majority of which are elected (as opposed to appointed). The Board may also provide ex-officio non-voting roles as warranted. For more information on the Board of Directors, respective roles, elections, and other related items, please review our Bylaws.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of five voting members (the President, OB-1, Treasurer, Secretary, and an At-Large -or- the President-Elect, when applicable) and one non-voting member (Executive Director). The Executive Committee shall exercise all the powers of the Board of Directors during the intervals between the meetings of the Board, except as otherwise provided by the Bylaws.

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Micheal Stratton | MOBTS President (2022)
Georgia College & State University

Gary Stark | OB-1 (2022)
Northern Michigan University

Steven Edelson | Treasurer (2021)
Walsh University

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Kathi Lovelace | Secretary (2023)
Menlo College

Kevin Lo | President-Elect (2022)
University of San Francisco

Brandon Taylor Charpied | Executive Director
Ex-Officio Non-Voting

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors includes the Officers from the Executive Committee, as well as the elected and appointed Directors listed below.

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Carlos Baldo | At-Large (2022)
Colorado Mesa University

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Andrew Bennett | Doctoral Institute Chair (2023)
Old Dominion University

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Kerri Crowne Brannen | At-Large (2022)
Widener University

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Kathy Duncan | Program Chair, MOBTS 2022
University of La Verne

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Marissa Edwards | Co-Editor-in-Chief, JME (2024)
University of Queensland

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Jennifer Leigh | Co-Editor-in-Chief, JME (2024)
Nazareth College

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Tammi Redd | Incoming Treasurer (2025)
Ramapo College

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Gordon B. Schmidt | Early Educator Institute Chair (2023)
Purdue University Fort Wayne

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Chantal Van Esch | Site Chair, MOBTS 2022
Cal Poly Pomona

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Sarah Wright | At-Large (2024)
University of Canterbury

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Jane Schmidt-Wilk | Editor-in-Chief, MTR (2022)
Maharishi International University

Standing Committees

Nominations & Elections Committee

  • Kerri Crowne Brannen (Chair)
  • Steven Edelson
  • Kenneth Mullane
  • Brandon Taylor Charpied

Nominations & Elections Committee

  • Gary Stark (Chair)
  • Micheal Stratton
  • Steven Edelson
  • Kevin Lo
  • Kathi Lovelace
  • Brandon Taylor Charpied

Awards Committee

  • Gary Stark (Chair)
  • Micheal Stratton
  • Steven Edelson
  • Kevin Lo
  • Kathi Lovelace
  • Brandon Taylor Charpied