CPDD Board Members


Marty Ronning, Chair (2018-2020)
Assistant Director

martyronning1Distance Education Technology and Services
University of Maryland
2125E J.M. Patterson Building
College Park, MD  20742
Phone: 301.405.4899
Dr. James “Keith” Plemmons, Chair Elect (2020-2022)
Associate Professor, PhD, PE, PMP

Engineering Leadership and Program Management
171 Moultrie Street, The Citadel
Charleston, SC 29409
Phone: 843-953-7677
Dr. Mitchell L. Springer, Past Chair (2018-2020)
Executive Director

Purdue, College of Technology
Seng Liang Wang Hall, Suite 2500
516 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Office: 765-496-2983
Cell: 260-403-6130
Kerri Poppler James, Secretary (2018–2020)
Associate Director for Graduate Studies

A. James Clark School of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
2178 Glenn L. Martin Hall
Dr. Linda Krute, Treasurer (2017-2019)
Director of Distance Education Programs

College of Engineering–Engineering Online
256 Page Hall
Box 7547, Raleigh, NC 27695-7547
Toll-Free Phone: 877.254.0058
Local Phone: 919.515.5440
E-mail: linda_krute@ncsu.edu
Charles (Chuck) E. Baukal(2016- 2019)
Jr., Ph.D., Ed.D., P.E.baukal

John Zink Co. LLC
John Zink Institute
11920 E. Apache
Tulsa, OK  74116
Phone:  (918) 234-2854

Rita Burrell, Director (2018–2021)
Executive Director of Engineering Professional Education

rita_burrellPurdue University
Seng-Liang Wang Hall
516 Northwestern Avenue, Suite 2500
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Phone: 765-494-0212
Lynda M. Coulson, Director (2016-2019)
Program Manager

Rolls-Royce Corporation
2001 South Tibbs Avenue
Mail Speed Code T-3
Indianapolis, IN 46241
Phone: (317) 230-5903
Mark Schuver, Director (2017-2020)
Director of Professional Education

mark_schuverCenter for Professional Studies in Technology &
Applied Research
Purdue University, ENAD 108
400 Centennial Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2016
Phone: 765-496-2094
Tamra Swann, Director (2018-2020)
Distance Education Coordinator

Bagley College of Engineering
Mississippi State University
Phone: 662-325-3786

Candace House Teixeira, Director (2018-2021)
Associate Dean, Corporate Engagement & Programs

Candace House TeixeiraAdmission and Student Engagement
USC Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California
3650 McClintock Ave., OHE #106
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: 213.821.4172