2022 Conference Presenters

Our 2022 presenters list is updated regularly and subject to change.

Nate Adams
Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
Chair, Florida Bar Education Law Committee

Mark G. Alexander
Alexander DeGance Barnett, P.A.

Jonathan R. Alger
James Madison University

Daniel J. Altieri
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

Jahanna Azarian
Solutions Specialist and Manager of Marketing Solutions
Grand River Solutions

Eric Baxter
VP & Senior Counsel
Becket Fund for Religious Liberty

Scott Bearby
Interim Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Tom Bennett
Higher Education Resource Coordinator
Acadia Healthcare 

Blaze Bowers, J.D.
Assistant Vice President for
Academic and Student Support Services
Lincoln Memorial University

Ryan Brown 
General Counsel
Lincoln Memorial University

J. Paul Carland, II, Esq., B.C.S.
Vice President, Public Policy & General Counsel
Seminole State College of Florida 

Melissa Carleton
Senior Consultant at INCompliance Consulting
Partner, Bricker & Eckler

Dr. Jules Coleman
Author and Public Speaker 
Co-founder and Senior Strategic Advisor
Manhattan Court Consultancy

Will Creeley
Legal Director 
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)

David D'Agata
General Counsel
Florida Virtual School 

Gene Deisinger, Ph.D.
Deisinger Consulting, LLC

Jean Demchak
Managing Director
Marsh, Inc. 

Susan Llewellyn Deniker
Chair, Labor and Employment Department
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

John Dunkle, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor, Knowledge and Advising
The Jed Foundation 

Frank Fernandez
Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration & Policy
University of Florida 

Allana Forté, Esq.
SVP, Chief People & Culture Officer, CCO & Legal Counsel
Jacksonville University

David A. Fugett
General Counsel and Pre-Law Advisor
New College of Florida

Julia Green
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

F. Paul Greene
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

Oren Griffin
University of Tulsa College of Law 

James F. Haggerty
President and CEO
PRCG / Haggerty LLC

Jennifer Hammat
Dean of Students
University of Southern Indiana

Mark Hanshaw
Higher Education Attorney
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Brandi Hephner LaBanc
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dr. Ilana Horwitz
Assistant Professor, Department of Jewish Studies;
Fields-Rayant Chair in Contemporary Jewish Life
Tulane University

Neal Hutchens
Professor and Chair, Department of Higher Education
University of Mississippi

Carmen Johnson
Executive Officer for Diversity, Collaboration, and Inclusion
Stetson University College of Law

Micah E. Kamrass
Manley Burke

T. Scott Kelly
Ogletree Deakins

Peter F. Lake
Professor of Law, Charles A. Dana Chair and 
Director, Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy
Stetson University College of Law

Frederick M. Lawrence
Distinguished Lecturer, Georgetown Law Center
Secretary and CEO, Phi Beta Kappa Society

Mary C. Lawson
Assistant School Board Attorney
The School Board of Miami-Dade County

Victoria A. Lipnic 
Resolution Economics, LLC

Joy Elizabeth Mosley, JD, MBA
Senior Director of Government Relations
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

Francisco "Cisco" Ortiz
Director of Public Safety and Emergency Management Coordinator
Stetson University

Debbie Osgood
Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose

Michael Pridemore
Director of Public Safety and Emergency Management Coordinator
Stetson University College of Law

John R. Przypyszny
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 

Holly Rider-Milkovich
Vice President, Impact
Vector Solutions

Dr. Gemma Rinefierd
Director of Student Affairs and 
Senior Advisor for Community Standards for the
State University of New York System

Christopher Roellke, Ph.D.
Stetson University 

Jacob H. Rooksby, J.D., Ph.D.
Dean, Professor of Law and Leadership Studies
Gonzaga University School of Law

Laura Rothstein
Professor and Distinguished University Scholar 
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law -- University of Louisville 

Dr. Cherie A. Scricca
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Grand River Solutions

Jody Shipper
Co-Founder & Managing Director 
Grand River Solutions

Donna Smith
Assistant Vice President for Equal Opportunity & Title IX
Title IX/ADA Coordinator,
University of North Dakota

Frank Spano, J.D. 
Director of Education Security Services
Allied Universal

Tammy Briant Spratling
Chief Executive Officer
Community Tampa Bay

Jonathan Tarnow 
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 

William "Bill" Thro
General Counsel
University of Kentucky

Kimberley Timpf
Senior Director of Impact
Vector Solutions

Akeem Todman
Interim Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Stetson University 

Paul F. White, Ph.D.
Resolution Economics, LLC

Joshua D. Whitlock
Attorney at Law​
Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mishka Woodley, JD, LL.M
Assistant Counsel for the State University of New York