Commission Members


Tom Kube
Chair of Commission
Higher Education Consultant
Kube and Company

Derek Allen

Derek Allen, MBA, CHE
Commissioner, Education
Hospitality Management Department
Sinclair Community College

Eric Brown, Ph.D.

Eric Brown, Ph.D.
Commissioner, Education
Associate Professor
Program Director, Hospitality Management
Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management
College of Human Sciences
Iowa State University

T Colligan

Timothy Colligan, MBA, CHE
Commissioner, Industry
Senior Sales Executive
Strategic Accounts – Hotels
Oracle Hospitality


Stephanie Hein, Ed.D, MBA, CHE
Commissioner, Education, Past Chair
Department Head
Hospitality and Restaurant Administration
Missouri State University


Jeff Lolli, Ed.D., CHE, CHIA
Commissioner, Education CHEA Coordinator
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator
Tourism and Hospitality Management
Widener University

Kevin Roberts

Kevin R. Roberts, Ph.D.
Commissioner, Education
Associate Professor
Director, Undergraduate Program in Hospitality Management Co-Director, The Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs
Dept. of Hospitality Management
Kansas State University

Kate Shehan
Commissioner, Industry
ConStrata Consulting LLC
Vice President, Human Resources and Executive Search

Stanley Tapia Riveria, MBA

Stanley Tapia Riveria, MBA
Commissioner, Education
José A. (Tony) Santana International School of
Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Universidad Ana G. Méndez


Deanne Williams-Bryant, Ph.D.
Commissioner, Education
Dean & Professor
The Bob Billingslea School of Hospitality Management
Bethune-Cookman University

Jodie F. Roze, CHA, CHIA, CHE, MGA
Commissioner, Education
Hospitality Program/Master Adjunct
Center for Hospitality & Culinary Studies
Howard Community College