Board of Directors

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Featured in the photo above: Front row from left: Roni Chavez, Mary Kaphwiti, Mary Gale Budzisz. Back row from left: Karen Nave, Henry Mwambani, Marg Csapo, Iris Drower, Paul Chathanda, Zandile Nkabinde, Damiano Z,  and Beatrice Adera

The IASE Board of Directors is composed of the following officers: president, president-elect, past president, secretary, acting secretary-treasurer and three members-at-large.  The officers serve a two-year term.  This Board of Directors began their terms on January 1, 2020.

Zandile P. Nkabinde, Ph.D.


Associate Professor,Chair, Department of Special Education
New Jersey City University

Virginia Macentee, Ed.D.


Professor Emeritis
SUNY Oswego

Beatrice Adera, Ph.D.


Associate Professor, Student Teacher Coordinator
CEC Faculty Co-Advisor

West Chester University
West Chester, Penn.USA

Dr. Ann Hughes


Director of Student Intervention

Sanger Independent School District, Texas USA

Iris Drower, Ph.D.                        

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer

Researcher, Office of Global Social Work,

College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Division of Educational Leadership & Innovation/PUHSD, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College,Senior Sustainability Scientist,

ASU College of Sustainability

Roberta Goldberg, Ph.D.

Member-At-Large, USA

Consultation and Education Director

Dean Nga Hoang

Member-At-Large, Vietnam

Lecturer and Dean of Special Education
Ho Chi Minh City University of Education

Manuk Khachatryan

Member-At- Large, Armenia

Teach for America
Inclusive Education Manager