| James E. Cofer, Sr., Ed.D.
President, University of Louisiana at Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana)
| Micheal R. Moffett, Ed.D.
President, Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond, Louisiana)
| Kim Hunter Reed, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, University of Louisiana System (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
| Jo Ann Rooney, Ed.D.
President, Spalding University (Louisville, Kentucky)
| Ronald J. White, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, Division of Space Life Sciences, Universities Space Research Association, Center for Advanced Space Studies (Houston, Texas)