2017 Board of Directors


Claudia Zacharias, MBA, CAE
(term expires 11/2018)
President and CEO
Board of Certification/Accreditation, International
10461 Mill Run Circle, Suite 1250
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Vice Chair

Grady Colson Barnhill, MS
(term expires 11/2018)
Senior Assessment Advisor
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
12000 Findley Rd
Johns Creek, GA 300970

Secretary Treasurer

Lisa Sallstrom, CAE, PMP
(term expires 11/2018)
Senior Director, Certification
8430 W Bryn Mawr Ave Ste 1000
Chicago, IL 60631-3417

NCCA Representative

William Ellis, RPh, MS
(term expires 11/2017)
Executive Director
Board of Pharmacy Specialties
2215 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037-2985

Sustaining Member Representative

Janice Moore
(term expires 11/2017)
SeaCrest Company
611 Mount Holly Huntersville Road
Suite 204-378
Charlotte, NC 28216


Shannon Carter, EdD, CAE
(term expires 11/2017)
Vice President, Education
Scrum Alliance
7401 Church Ranch Blvd. 
Westminster, CO 80021


Dania Eter, MBA
(term expires 11/2019)
Chief Credentialing and Product Portfolio Officer 
Human Resource Certification Institute
1725 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3499


Johnna Gueorguieva, PhD, CAE
(term expires 11/2019)
Sr. Director, Credentialing and Client Services
Dental Assisting National Board
444 N Michigan Ave Ste 900
Chicago, IL 60611

Public Member

Rebecca LeBuhn, MA
(term expires 11/2017)
Chair, Board of Directors
Citizen Advocacy Center
1400 16th Street, NW, Suite 101
Washington, DC 20036

Ex Officio Member

Denise Roosendaal, CAE
Executive Director
Institute for Credentialing Excellence
2025 M Street, NW
Ste. 800
Washington, DC 20036


The Board of Directors operates under the Policy Governance model, under which the strategic plan is driven by the association's established Ends Goals.