Dr. Joe Cuseo
Joe Cuseo, Ph. D., holds a doctoral degree in Educational Psychology and Assessment from the University of Iowa. Currently, he is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Marymount College (California) where for more than 25 years he directed the first-year seminar, a course required of all new students. He is a columnist for a bimonthly newsletter published by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, and has received the Resource Center’s “outstanding first-year advocate award.” He is also a 14-time recipient of the “faculty member of the year award” on his home campus, a student-driven award based on effective teaching and academic advising.
He has delivered over 100 campus workshops and conference presentations, and authored numerous articles and chapters on faculty development, student retention, and the first-year experience.
Fred Mickle, Senior Director, State Programs at ACT
Dr. George Taylor
George D. Taylor, founder, Taylor and Associates, an organization/management consulting service; he works in partnership with individuals, corporations, agencies, and educational institutions; he provides executive leadership and coaching to shape the 21st century diverse workforce environment.
Dr. Taylor is former Vice President of two large public universities–California State University, Los Angeles and West Virginia University. He is former chair and currently vice-chair of the advisory board of the Paralegal Program at West Los Angeles College; former chair and member of the executive board of directors of Wilder’s Preparatory Academy; and, current member of board of trustees, Wilder’s Preparatory Academy Charter School, Inglewood, CA. He is editor to the Oracle and Clarion Call for Zeta Tau Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and president and CEO of Zeta Tau Foundation, Inc.
Dr. Taylor earned the doctorate in Educational Administration, Illinois State University; master’s and baccalaureate, Tuskegee University. Other study: Institute for Educational Management, Harvard University; Center for the Study of the Person, University of California, San Diego; and, A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Authority, Leadership, and Organizational Life.
Jesse Lee, Th.M.
Jesse Lee received his Master of Theology degree at Princeton Seminary. He is the author of Centrality of the Cross (Korean version of Jessie Penn Lewis’ book) and speaker at the Youth with a Mission bases around the world. He is a motivational and spiritual renewal speaker.
Susan Kim, MA
Susan is a former elementary teacher and operations manager. She has experience in business, education, and management.