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(effective July 16, 2008)

Hon. Gerald Baliles – Director, The Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia; former Governor of Virginia

Bob Bickerton – Senior Associate Commissioner of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Past President National Council of State Directors of Adult Education

Marion Crain – Director, Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity, University of North Carolina

John Comings – Former Director, National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

Sharon Darling – President and Founder, National Center for Family Literacy

Alfredo de los Santos – Distinguished Professor, Hispanic Research Center, Arizona State University

George Kessinger – Former President and CEO, Goodwill Industries International

Bridget Lamont – Recent Vice Chair, U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; Past Chair and current member, Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board

Owen Modeland – President, Correctional Education Association; Superintendent of Schools, Oklahoma Department of Corrections

Karen Narasaki – President, Asian American Justice Center

Juan Olivarez – President and CEO, Kalamazoo Community Foundation

David Perdue – International businessman; Former Chairman and CEO, Dollar General Corporation; Chair, National Commission on Adult Literacy, July 2006-June 2008

Camille Preus – Commissioner, Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development

Hon. Tom Sawyer – Ohio State Senator; former member U.S. House of Representatives (OH)

Hon. George M. Staples – Director General of U.S. Foreign Service and Assistant Secretary for Human Resources, U.S. Department of State (retired July 2007)

Robert Wedgeworth – Past President & CEO, Proliteracy Worldwide (retired June 2006); Former Executive Director, American Library Association

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