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VISION

To advance education for the benefit of the community and serve as the primary model for shaping, and ensuring the quality of higher education throughout the world, to become renowned leaders in the creation of the sustainable educational environment.

Mission

To foster engagement, elevate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. To assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions.

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Board of Directors

With a seasoned management team in place, we have become the leading and most credible accrediting body globally. American Higher Education Commission is relationship driven and hands on with a team of well qualified individuals who bring experience, creativity and immense knowledge to our work.

  • VICTOR P. JEFFERY, MS, MBA
    President
  • LEIGH CHONG, PHD
    Senior Advisor to the President
  • GENILIA WHITMAN , PHD
    Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • ROGER JASON, PHD
    Secretary
  • ANDREA JACOBS, PHD
    Executive Director (Non-Voting)
  • DONALD MILLER, PHD
    President Emeritus
  • MICHAEL MILLIAN, PHD
    Public Director
  • ANDREW J. DART
    Member Liason Director

  • Edward Watts
    Vice President
  • Carla Witterman
    Relations Director
  • Arnold Mollins
    Chief of Operations
  • Joshua Bryan
    Vice President (Member Affairs)

Area Delegations

Our area delegations are responsible for approving program-specific accreditation criteria and selecting members of the accreditation commissions, along with assigning programs to members. Each area delegation is led by an esteemed area director who serves as the head of the relevant accreditation commission.

  • SERGIO WILDON, PHD Area Director ( South )
  • PHILLIP ANDREWS, PHDArea Director ( North )
  • JB RAKESH, PHDArea Director ( East )
  • LORENZ A. HERTZ, PEArea Director ( West )

American HEC Staff

  • Albert Forestor
    Vice President for Research and Policy Analysis

    She joined American HEC in November 2017. Prior to that, she served as the Director of Operations at the Wharton University, U.S. department of education and the University of Pennsylvania
  • Cole McKenzie
    Data Management Coordinator

    He joined American HEC in September 2019. Recently he served as the Head of Administration Operations at the Myers Institute of Science and also held an administrative position at the Jacksonville University.
  • Nadine Petrova
    Special Assistant to the President

    Nadine joined American HEC in October 2011. She has served as an executive assistant at companies including Hildebrandt Associates, Baker Reynolds, Magnus 8 Inc. and Roger Wyatt Global.
  • Ashley Constance
    Vice President for Government Affairs

    Constance joined American HEC in Dec 2011 from Grand Analytics Services, Inc. where she was Assistant Vice President of Administration. She has also served as district administrator for a UET Pennsylvania.
  • Joel Friis
    Print and Digital Content Administrator

    He joined American HEC in February 2019. He previously served as Digital Content Manager for Codus Technology Association. He also has held digital content and graphics positions at the South Texas University of North Hampton.
  • James Ford
    Membership and Information Administrator

    He joined American HEC in Sept 2014. He previously served as Information Administrator for Advance Marketing, Inc. He also has served in administrative positions for the Saint John’s Technical University.

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