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The Education Council consists of 6 members with different backgrounds and expertise that provide diversity and balance to the Genesis University system:

Members

The Education Council consists of six members with different backgrounds and expertise that provide diversity and balance to the Genesis University system. The Education Council includes the following members:

  • David Peterson, Chairman Trade Representation: Engineering
  • Skip Phillips, Vice Chairman Trade Representation: Construction
  • Brian Van Bower, Member: Business
  • William Drakeley, Member: Construction
  • Kate Wiseman, Member: Landscape Architecture
  • Helena Arahuete, Member: Architecture
For contact information and bios, please click here for Genesis Faculty.

Roles

  • Seek the needs and wants of the students.
  • Conceive new, innovative, and relevant programs for the students.
  • Identify new and evaluate existing instructors.
  • Guide and/or review the development of the programs.
  • Schedule programs.
  • Direct the strategies and programs of the Genesis University system.
  • Maintain accreditations.
  • Define certification requirements.
  • Develop and refine the catalog and brochure to better aid the students in envisioning their education “path.”

Goals

  • Raise the credibility of the Genesis University system.
  • Retain existing student base.
  • Attract new students.
  • Increase annual attendance by 10% in 2016-2017.
  • Shorten the duration required to obtain certifications.
  • Develop certifications that will enhance the ability for our members to be a value to other design professionals.

Structure

  • All Council Members report to the Education Council Chairman.
  • All Members have equal voting rights. In the event that an Education Council vote results in an equally split decision, the final decision rests with the Education Council Chairman.
  • All changes within the Genesis University system must be approved by the Education Council Chairman.
  • All Members are encouraged to present new ideas and assist with the roles and goals above.


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