Executive Director

Scott Borders, Anderson University –

Associate Director and Treasurer

Lynne Simpson, Presbyterian College –


Elaine Andrews, Penn State Shenango  –

First Vice-President and Program Chair

Lee Anna Maynard, Augusta University –

Second Vice-President

Ken Bugajski, University of St. Francis –

Immediate Past-President

Carolyn Kyler, Washington and Jefferson College –

Editor, CEA Critic

Jeraldine Kraver, Univ. of Northern Colorado –

Editor, CEA Forum

Jamie McDaniel, Radford University –



National Coordinator of Affiliates

Linda DiDesidero, Marine Corps University –

Technology Director

Steve Brahlek, Palm Beach State College –

Web Managers

Jamie McDaniel, Radford University –

Danielle Nielsen, Murray State University –


Term ending in 2020

Stacy Bailey, University of Northern Colorado –
Danielle Nielsen, Murray State University –
Nancy Riecken –

Term ending in 2021

Lauren DiPaula, Georgia Southwestern State University  –
Catherine Forsa, Roger Williams University –
Irene Rieger, Bluefield College –

Term ending in 2022

Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw, University of Southern Indiana –
Amanda Brahlek –
Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University –


Nominating Committee

Jeffrey DeLotto, Chair
Carolyn Kyler
Elaine Arvan Andrews

Executive Committee

Scott Borders, Executive Director
Lynne Simpson, Associate Director and Treasurer
Elaine Arvan Andrews, President and Committee Chair
Lee Anna Maynard, First Vice President and Program Chair
Ken Bugajski, Second Vice President
Linda Di Desidero, National Coordinator of Affiliates
Jeri Kraver, Critic Editor
Jamie McDaniel, Forum Editor

Ongoing Concerns Committee

Scott Borders, Chair
Lynne Simpson
Juliet Emanuel
Jill Kinkade
Arundhati Sanyal
Dustin Michael

Publications Committee

Jeri Kraver, Chair
Jamie McDaniel
Danielle Nielsen

Membership Committee

Danielle Nielsen, Chair
Linda Di Desidero
Ken Bugajski
Emily Jane Pucker

Constitution Committee

Carolyn Kyler, Chair
Gerald Siegel
Craig Warren
Lynne Simpson

Technology Committee

Steve Brahlek, Chair
Amanda Brahlek
Grant Bain

Awards Committee

Carolyn Kyler, Chair
Ed Demerly
Marina Favila
Staci Stone

Diversity Committee

Nancy Riecken, Chair
Moumin Quazi
Lauren DiPaula
Laura Barrio-Vilar
Yvonne Sam

Women’s Connection Committee

Staci Bailey, Chair
Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw
Irene Rieger
Elizabeth Battles
Camille Langston

Program Committee

Lee Anna Maynard, Chair
Scott Borders
Lynne Simpson
Elaine Arvan Andrews
Ken Bugajski
Carolyn Kyler
Special Topics Chairs

Peace Committee

Lauren DiPaula, Chair
Ed Demerly
Jeff Gross
Karen Lentz-Madison
Laura Petersen

Graduate Student Development Committee

Amanda Brahlek, Chair
Catherine Forsa
Rachel Bragg
Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay
Rebecca Quoss-Moore
Erika Gotfredson [graduate student]

Allied Organizations Committee

Elaine Arvan Andrews, Chair
Scott Borders
Carolyn Kyler
Danielle Nielsen
Linda Di Desidero


Results of Fall 2018 election

Results of the College English Association's Fall election were announced on November 5, 2018.

CEA Officers, 2019-20

President: Unopposed

First Vice President: Unopposed
The College English Association’s Constitution and By-Laws call for the 2018-2019 First Vice-President to succeed automatically to the office of President. Elaine Arvan Andrews, will be CEA President, 2019-2020. She will be succeeded as First Vice-President by current Second Vice-President, Lee Anna Maynard, Augusta University.

Second Vice President by acclamation: to serve from the end of the Spring Conference 2019 through the end of the Spring Conference 2020: Ken Bugajski.

New Members of the Board, each for a period of three years beginning with the end of Spring Conference 2019 through the end of Spring Conference 2022:

Brahlek, Amanda, McNeese State University

Amanda Brahlek can usually be found at CEA conferences assisting presenters with connecting their computers to projectors, delivering speakers, or giving general advice on presentation software. In addition to helping with technology needs,  she has moderated and/or presented at every CEA conference she has attended, and she serves as a Special Topics Chair for Fiction and Poetry. She also received the Robert Hacke Award from CEA in 2018.

Hoeness-Krupsaw, Susanna, University of Southern Indiana

Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw joined the Indiana affiliate of CEA (ICEA) shortly after she started working at USI, served as reporter to the now defunct ICEA newsletter, joined the board, organized conferences, and most recently served as president. As ICEA member, she quickly realized that the camaraderie she experienced at ICEA conferences also extends to CEA conventions and has been a faithful supporter ever since. She is the ICEA liaison to CEA and belongs to the Women’s Connection.

Quazi, Moumin, Tarleton State University

Moumin Quazio is a past president and nearly-twenty year member of the Texas College English Association (TCEA), and serves as their liaison to the CEA. He has chaired the Multicultural and World Literature Groups at CEA for the past two years, and has presented for the last three years at the annual CEA conference. He serveson the CEA Diversity Committee and as a peer-reviewer for the CEA Critic.