Board of Directors

About the HEUG Board of Directors

The HEUG is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board consists of sixteen Directors elected by the HEUG membership, one to five Directors appointed by the HEUG President with the approval of the Board, and the Past President. Elected Directors serve for a term of three years and may serve no more than two consecutive terms. Appointed Directors serve for a term of one year and may be reappointed. The Alliance Conference Chair and is usually among the appointed Directors, if not currently serving as elected Directors.

The President of the HEUG is elected by the Board of Directors for a two-year term, and may serve at most one term as President. The remaining Officers of the Board are nominated by the President and approved by the Board, and the executive team consist of the following positions:

The President also designates one of the four Vice Presidents to serve as the Executive Vice President, who will complete the President’s term if the President is unable to and will preside over meetings in the President’s absence.

The Board is responsible for overseeing and approving nominations of members to the various Advisory Groups (AGs) and the Technical Advisory Group (TAG). Those groups are responsible for working with the HEUG membership and Oracle on issues relevant to the appropriate areas within specific products or the technological infrastructure. Those groups do much of the detailed work of the HEUG and are instrumental to the HEUG’s effectiveness. Each PAG is assigned a Board member as a liaison.

The Board also establishes a number of committees and working groups to assist in the governance and administration of the HEUG, and to address specific issues that do not fall within the purview of a particular Advisory Group or TAG. These committees usually include a mixture of Board members and others.

As Oracle continues to expand its product line via acquisitions and development, and as the community of Higher Education users of Oracle application software expands and evolves, the Board continues to review the scope of the HEUG and to propose changes in structure and governance that reflect the changing nature of the products and the organization. 

The Current Higher Education User Group Directors

Jason Wenrick

California State University Chancellor's Office
President 2019-2021, 2018-2021, 2015-2018
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Past President
Jane Broad

University of Glasgow
Past President 2019-2021, President 2017-2019, 2014-2017, 2011-2014
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Vice President of Administration
Jo Ellen Dinucci

Boise State University
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Vice President of Product
Buddy Combs

Kentucky Comm. & Tech. College Sys
2019-2022, 2016-2019, Appointed 2015-2016 & 2014-2015
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Canada Representative/Vice President of Communications and Membership
Kelly Wilker

University of Waterloo
2019-2022, Appointed 2018-2019 & 2017-2018,
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Vice President of Community Development
Mario Berry

Texas Southern University
2019-2022, Appointed 2018-2019, 2017 Past President, 2015-2017 President, 2012-2014
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Vice President of Technology
Terence Priede Houser

University of Virginia
2018-2021, Appointed 2017-2018, 2014-2017
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Lisa Skinner

Stanford University
2019-2022, 2016-2019
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Acting Treasurer
Scott Munson

University of Colorado
2019-2020, 2017-2019
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Board Member - EMEA Rep
Barry Alan Hudson

University of Pretoria
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Latin America Representative - Appointed
Pedro Jesus Creuheras

Universidad Panamericana
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Board Member - Asia HEUG Rep
Derry Fong

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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Small College Representative
Michele Thibodeau

Butler University
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Four Year Baccalaureate Granting Colleges and Universities
Steve Hahn

University of Wisconsin - Madison
2017-2020, Past President 2015-2017, President 2013-2015, 2010-2013
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2-year Community, Technical and equivalent international colleges
Nanci Regehr

Maricopa Community College District
2019-2022, 2016-2019
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2-year Community, Technical and equivalent international colleges
Michael Russell

Virginia Community College System
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Two Year Community, Technical and equivalent international college
Brad Finley

Illinois Central College
2018-2021, 2015-2018
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EBS Representative
Michelle Lin

California Institute of Technology
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Executive Level Leadership
Wendy Chang, Ph.D.

Miami Dade College
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Alliance 2019 Conference Chair
Jason Koziara

DePaul University

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ANZ Representative
John Reed

University of New South Wales
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Deputy Executive Director
Brittany N. Moon

Higher Education User Group

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8.9.17 - HEUG President Town Hall Meeting

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