Nido R. Qubein School of Communication

Dean’s Advisory Council

The Dean’s Advisory Council is comprised of individuals who have established careers in the communication fields related to programs offered in the School of Communication. The Council meets onsite at least once each year. The Council’s principle function is to review School operations and curriculum and provide input on how the program can continue to exemplify industry best practices and to better serve various constituencies. The board will also randomly review a sample of student senior portfolios and provide feedback as to the quality of work in comparison to other institutions.

Advisory Council Members

Chair: David Neal
Executive Producer
Fox Sports World Cup

Lenora Billings-Harris
Excel Development Systems, Inc.

Megan Garafola
Senior Director, Digital & Social Media Marketing
Marriott International
(HPU Alum)

Dave Goren
Executive Director
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association

Kristi Griggs
President & CEO

William B. Hansen, Ph.D.
Tanglewood Research

James E. Himes, Jr.
President/General Manager
WGHP Television, Fox 8

Bernie Mann
President, Mann Media
Our State Magazine

Steve Mitchem
US Airways Magazine

Lisa Powell
Vice President Sales
Entercom Communications

Megan Ward
High Point Enterprise


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