National Executive Board

David L. Briscoe, Ph.D.
Chairman, Learning for Life National Executive Board

Professor of Sociology, Graduate School Faculty, and Distinguished Teaching
Fellow. He holds professional development credentials from Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center, Comer School Development Program; Harvard Graduate School of Education; Harvard Divinity School Summer Leadership Institute; Princeton Theological Seminary Institute for Youth Ministry; and the Oxford Round Table, Oxford University. He has been in higher education for more than twenty years with a strong background in theology, social work, social services, and criminal law.

Fred Markham
Vice-Chairman, Learning for Life National Executive Board
Executive Director of Texas Pioneer Foundation

He created the foundation along with the members of the board of directors of Central Texas Higher Education Authority, Inc. The foundation makes grants for educational purposes that include leadership and character development, access and success in post-secondary education, support for public school foundations, history and civics and literacy and life skills.

Tom Whalen
Secretary, Learning for Life National Executive Board

BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF NEBRASKA, OMAHA NE
Vice President of Human Resource & Organizational Development Direct an HR organization focused on transforming a culture to a high performance, employee engaged, high energy, FUN place to work. Responsible for all facets of HR with specific emphasis on Total Rewards System and Talent Management working principally with the Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Directors.

Andrea Bohannon
Treasurer, Learning for Life National Executive Board

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, New Century Hospice, Inc.
Andrea Bohannon has served as Chief Financial Officer for New Century Hospice, Inc. since March 2012. Prior to joining New Century Hospice, Ms. Bohannon held senior executive finance and operation positions for healthcare companies over the last 13 years. Ms. Bohannon has served on the Boards of the Health Care Compliance Association, Anesthesia Business Group, and Genesys Physician Hospital Organization. Ms. Bohannon graduated magna cum laude from Stephen F. Austin State University with a B.B.A in Accounting and from George Washington University with a Master of Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Sue Davidson
Communications/Marketing Chair, Learning for Life National Executive Board

Marketing / Merchandising Professional with 20+ years experience driving consistent multi-billion dollar growth for leading retailers. Areas of Expertise Include: Branding, Advertising Management, Personnel Training, Mentorship & Management, Competitive Landscape, Corporate identity, programs and Policies, Retail Best Practices, and ecommerce. Previous executive positions with Sally Beauty Supply, Things Remembered, Zale Corporation, and Macy’s.

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Karen Tandy
Finance Chair, Learning for Life National Executive Board
Senior Vice President, Motorola Solutions
International Government Affairs

Former administrator of the US DEA
Former US Associate deputy attorney general
Currently serves on the boards of directors for the DEA Educational Foundation, the Hundred Club of Chicago, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund and Museum Leadership Council.

Marie Morris, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Learning for Life National Executive Board

Irving Independent School District
Dr. Morris aims to use the knowledge and skills she has gained in her teaching and administrative career to support campuses and districts as they work toward academic excellence.

Mark Wiesenhahn
Exploring Chair, Learning for Life National Executive Board

Vice President, Sportsman’s Market, Inc. (Sporty’s)
Aviation Explorer Post 78 Advisor (2000-present)
National Aviation Exploring Committee Member (1995-present)
Silver Beaver recipient (2009)

Keith Clark
Legal Liaison, Learning for Life National Executive Board

Attorney, Counselor, and Business Coach; Chairman, Shumaker
Williams, P.C.; Immediate Past-Chairman, Learning for Life;
Learning for Life Russell C. Hill Award (2011)