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Our Advisory Board

The FCSA Advisory Board was establish by Dr. William Paver in 2003. The board consists of nationally-recognized professionals in higher education and applied comparative education, and serves to provide expert guidance for FCSA. The Board assists in the identification of best practices in the evaluation of international credentials for the purposes of:

  • Placement at U.S. institutions of higher education;
  • Board licensure for accounting, engineering, teacher certification, etc;
  • Evaluation of foreign credentials for the purposes of immigration.


Darrel Gardner
Attorney at Law
President (2017), Alaska Bar Association

Dale Gough
Director of International Educational Services
AACRAO, Washington, D.C.

Shannon Janes
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
The University of Texas at Austin

Gloria Nathanson
Ex. Associate Director of Admissions, UCLA
AACRAO Vice President for International Education (2000-2003)

Jim Paver
Senior Vice President at AON Risk Solutions

Tom Roberts
Director, Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University

Anthony Sauer, S.J.
President Emeritus, St. Ignatius College Prep.

Shelby Stanfield
Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Registrar
The University of Texas at Austin
President of The Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars (SACRAO)

Jerry Sullivan
AACRAO Executive Director 1998-2012

Robert Watkins
Assistant Director of Admissions
Graduate and International Admissions Center
The University of Texas at Austin
Chair of the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Academic Credentials (1996-2000)

John Yopp
Associate Provost for Educational Partnerships and International Affairs / University of Kentucky

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