Board of Directors

International President

Christina Sanchez, Ph.D
Associate Director of International Programs
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd,
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Tel: 704-687-5386

President Elect
Norma George 
Associate Professor, Humanities & Comm. 
Director, International Programs 
International Student Advisor 
Bailey Hall 
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 
1837 University Circle 
Cheyney, PA 19319 
Phone: 610-399-2416 

Past International President
Rajrani Kalra, Ph.D 
Associate Professor 
Geography and Environmental Studies 
SB- 319 
California State University San Bernardino 
5500 University Parkway 
San Bernardino, CA 92407 
Tel: (909)537-3777 

Senior International Vice President
Angelika Kraemer, Ph.D.
Co-Curricular/Outreach Coordinator
Ctr. for Language Teaching Advancement
A-605 Wells Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027
Phone: 517-884-1511
Fax: 517-432-2736

Director of Awards
Guillermo de los Reyes, Ph.D. 
416 Agnes Arnold Hall 
University of Houston 
Houston, TX 77204-3006 
Tel: (713) 743-3716 

Historian, Archivist

Director of Membership
Nyakundi Michieka
Department of Economics
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy, 20 BDC
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Tel: (661) 654 2465

Director of Publications
Michael Smithee, Ed.D.
Syracuse University (Retired)
President, Smithee Associates
5104 E. Lakes Drive
Deerfield Beach, FL 33064
Tel: (954) 480-8577
Fax: (954) 480-8577

Director of Development
Astrid Sheil, Ph.D
Associate Professor 
University Hall Room 201.20 
California State University, San Bernardino 
5500 University Pkwy 
San Bernardino, CA 92407 
Phone: 909-537-5819 

Executive Director & CEO
Amy S.C. Leh, Ph.D.
Professor, Instructional Technology Program
Department of Educational Leadership and Technology
College of Education
5500 University Parkway
California State University, San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA 92407
Tel: +1 (909) 537-5692

Regional Vice Presidents:
Regional Vice President, Northeast
 Trachanda Garcia 
Director of Global Education 
Chestnut Hill College 
9601 Germantown Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19118 
Phone: 215-242-7989 

Regional Vice President, Southeast 
Dr. Ann Marie Legreid
Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Shepherd University
P.O. Box 5000,
Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443,
Phone: (304)876-5332

Regional Vice President, Midwest
Ms. Dana Sistko,
Assistant Director
Western Illinois UNiversity
International Student Services
Memorial Hall 347 
Phone: 309-298-3734 
Fax: 309-298-2405 

Regional Vice President, Southwest
Anita Gaines, Director 
International Students & Scholars  Office (ISSO) 
University of Houston 
302 Student Service Center 1 
Houston, TX 77204-3024 
Phone: (713) 743-5065 
Fax: (713) 743-5079 

Regional Vice President, West
Dipasri Ghosh, Ph.D. 
Professor of Finance 
California State University, Fullerton 
Office phone (direct): (657)-278-4821 

Member-at-Large, Founder & Honorary President 
Edward S. Blankenship, Ph.D. 
5 Trail Court 
Water Mill, NY 11976 
Tel. +1 (917) 821-7654 (Cell) 

Regent & Former Executive Director 
Dr. Yvonne Captain 
Associate Professor 
Latin American and International Affairs 
George Washington University 
801 22nd Street, N.W./Phillips 513 
Washington D.C.20052

Regent & Former Executive Director 
Rueyling Chuang, Ph.D. 
Interim Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters 
Professor of Communication Studies 
5500 University Parkway 
San Bernardino, CA 92407 
Phone: (909)537-3807



Among its many duties and responsibilities sanctioned in the Bylaws, the Phi Beta Delta Board of Directors is most active in the following areas:

  • sets criteria for, and approves the formation of new chapters;
  • provides on-going support in chapter development;
  • coordinates the Annual Conference;
  • oversees the society's publications;
  • administers the society's awards program.



Officers' Manual
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Phi Beta Delta By-Laws
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