President: Jo-Anne Spencer
Jo-Anne is currently working at Red River College as Senior Instructional Designer for the Teaching Learning Technology Centre. She has been involved in distance education since 2004 and has been working at RRC since 2010.
Having begun her career as a high school teacher in rural Manitoba, Jo-Anne has been involved in all aspects of education for more than 25 years. Prior to working at RRC she worked for TLG and Viterra where she worked as an Instructional Designer, LMS administrator, and Trainer.
MEd - Instructional Design and Technology - University of North Dakota
BEd - Secondary Education - Brandon University
Certificate in Adult Education - Red River College
Certificate in Web Site Development - Red River College
Vice President : Nadine Ogborn
Nadine works at the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) as Curriculum Coordinator in the Centre for Teaching and Innovation. She has recently returned home to Winnipeg after living in Hamilton for 8 years. While in Hamilton Nadine worked at McMaster University as an Education Coordinator in Obstetrics & Gynecology and at Mohawk College as an Instructor, Instructional Technologist and later, Manager of the Centre for Teaching and Learning.
Treasurer: Karen Keppler
Karen Keppler is the Manager of Online Education at Herzing College. Karen is a fan of Strategic Thinking, Future Thinking and Brainstorming. She has been an Entrepreneur most of her life and spent the last few years teaching Business and Strategy at Universities and Colleges. During that time she fell in love with online education and went to Herzing College to develop online courses. Herzing has several programs online with even more being developed this year.
Board Member - Ilham Fares
Claudius is a distance learning professional in the Manitoba post-secondary sector having 25 years experience with media and educational technology and training. He has been a member of MADLaT since its inception.
As instructional designer at Red River College since 2010, his duties include development of online Apprenticeship and Professional/Diploma courses at RRC and faculty development/training.
Prior to working at RRC, he spent 17 years in the Centre for Distributed/Distance Learning at University of Winnipeg, latterly as the Assistant Manager (University of Winnipeg Instructional Network) and WebCT Administrator. His responsibilities included supervision of the Telecourse/Video-On-Demand production staff and facilities, LMS administration and faculty support, training & development.
Claudius holds :
MA - Integrated Studies (Educational Studies) - Athabasca University
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma (Instructional Design) - Athabasca University
BA (Administrative Studies and Justice & Law Enforcement) - University of Winnipeg
Secretary: Sol Chu
Board Member: Iwona Gniadek
Board Member: La Donna Ogungbemi-Jackson