About the ALEP Commission

The Association for Learning Environments has designated the establishment of an independent commission to create, set policy for, and govern the ALEP designation. This commission has authority and responsibility for the standards of the ALEP designation and has absolute independence from the Association's Board of Directors in the instances of designation policy, bestowment of the designation, requirements and qualifications of the designation, and all appeals made by candidates seeking the designation.

The ALEP Commission shall consist of representatives of each geographical region of the Association and up to three subject matter experts that are designated by the Commission to serve. The number of Commissioners shall always be an even number and the Chair of the Commission shall be appointed by the Association's Board of Directors, and shall serve with no vote on matters before the Commission except in the case of a tie. All members of the Commission shall be members of the Association for Learning Environments in good standing, and hold the designation of ALEP.

Commissioner Representation Term Expiration
Matthew Dwyer Chair September / October 2024
Brad Kiehl Midwest Great Lakes September / October 2025
Rob Pillar Northeast September / October 2023
Mary Lee Northeast September / October 2025
Callie Gaspary Northeast September / October 2024
Edward Peters Pacific Northwest September / October 2023
Donna Francis Southeast September / October 2025
Gary Armbruster Southern September / October 2023
David Henebry Southern September / October 2023
Kimberly Coffeen Southwest September / October 2024
Ty Taylor Southwest September / October 2024
Nandita Mishra At-Large September / October 2025
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