the board of e4l consists of strong individuals in the K-12, University of Alaska, private industry, military, and international education arenas.


Roxanne Mourant

chief Education officer

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Roxy has been an educator in Alaska since 1985 as an elementary math tutor, K-12 music teacher, high school english and history teacher, and robotics coach for three teams between grades 6-12. She has worked statewide work with the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development - State Education Technology Coordinator and for the Alaska Staff Development Network. She owned and operated a flight school in Juneau for several years while continuing to work on her master’s degree in Education Technology.

Roxy currently resides between Elfin Cove, Alaska and Issaquah, Washington. She continues to teach online courses in Alaska history, Careers, assists in developing curriculum for online courses, provides training on Growth Mindset and Design Thinking, coaches educators, and works on special projects such as the T3 Alliance.

Bill Sullivan

chair

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Bill (Sully) has been involved in education for the past 40 years. He spent the first decade of his career as a middle and high school teacher of mathematics, science and computer science in the state of Washington and served as a technology coordinator for a school system in the Republic of Marshall Islands.

He then went to work for Apple Computer serving in sales, marketing and sales leadership roles for 14 years when education technology was beginning to expand to schools. Following his career with Apple, Bill worked for other education companies in sales and sales leadership roles for Palm, HMH, Apex Learning and School Improvement Network.

Bill has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from the University of Washington and holds a Masters degree in Administration from Central Michigan University.

He resides in the state of Washington with his wife of 37 years, Linda, a retired educator, where they both enjoy spending time with their four married children and ten grandchildren.

Bill has served on the E4L board for several years.


Steve Moss

Vice Chair

Since 2010, Steve Moss has been a board member and recently, the Vice-Chair of E4L.

Steve is currently the Independent Chair of the ENNI (Education Network Northern Ireland) Innovation Forum which draws together government and other stakeholders from across the education landscape in the Northern Ireland province of the United Kingdom to review and develop the use of educational technology in the 1100 schools in the province. 

From 2005 until his retirement in 2012, Steve was the Strategic Director (Information & Communication Technologies) for the UK government’s Building Schools for the Future programme and oversaw a budget of £4.5 billion for the provision of hardware and software to high schools in England. 

Steve is a past Chair of the Board of the UK's National Association of Advisers on Computers in Education (NAACE), the UK equivalent of ISTE.

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Dr. Pam Lloyd

Board Member

Dr. Pam Lloyd is the Vice President, GCI Corporate Strategy for Education, Healthcare, and Government sectors, providing strategic leadership for her teams in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

Pam is an advocate for equitable broadband access to underserved rural schools, clinics and communities. She believes it is critical for ALL to have access to technology in order to be healthy and successful in a global and highly-connected marketplace. Pam currently serves as the Arctic Economic Council Chair for the working group on Connectivity to provide insight and guidance to the Arctic Council, serving across eight arctic countries.

Pam has held a number of leadership positions within both state and national organizations, and currently serves on the boards for the United States Academic Decathlon, the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration, the Global Alliance for Innovative Thinking, the Coalition for Education Equity in Alaska, the T3 Alliance, the University of Alaska School of Management, Business Advisory, and the Alaska Principal's Scholarship Foundation. She is the recipient of the International Society for Technology in Education Making IT Happen Award and the Ed-Tech Digest Leadership Award.

Prior to joining GCI, Pam spent 15 years as an educator and Instructional Technology Director for the school district. She provided technology support, resources, and opportunities for teachers and students in 103 schools. In addition to her career in education, Pam’s career path included work in government affairs, human resources, health insurance, and the construction industries as an IT professional.

Pam is an author, speaker, and presenter at state, national, and international venues on topics ranging from equitable broadband access, technology trends, problem-based learning through 1:1 devices to digital leadership. Pam published her dissertation on “Digital Dead Ends Along Alaska’s Information Highway” and co-published The 1:1 Guide Book for Leaders. Pam has also been a college instructor on the use of education technology and literacy.

Dr. Lloyd has a Ph.D. in transformational leadership in the digital age from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and a M.Ed. in Education Leadership with a Type B Certificate, and B.Ed. from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She also has an Educational Technology Endorsement from the University of Alaska Southeast.

Silas Wandera

Treasurer

Silas is currently, an Implementation Success Manager at Apex Learning, an online digital curriculum provider based in Seattle, WA. He resides in NJ, USA. Silas holds a Masters of Science in Education and BSc in Computer Science from City University of New York (CUNY). He received his doctorate degree Wilmington University in Delaware in 2018. Silas has managed and implemented digital online programs for over 200 learning institutions, delivered over 500 professional development sessions and professional developed over 3000 teachers. He has had experience in teaching mathematics, computer technology and mentoring students. Silas was born in Nairobi, Kenya. Silas enjoys traveling, sports, reading and research work. He recently conducted research with his cohort members on the Influence of Social Media on Collaborative Learning in a Cohort Environment which can be viewed at: http://www.informingscience.org/Publications/3452

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Jose Sanchez

Board Member

Jose Sanchez, is a lifelong resident of San Marcos, TX and a graduate of Texas State University. He also a US Army Veteran that has honorably served in Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (04-05) and Operation Enduring Freedom (08-09) where he was awarded the Army’s Combat Action Badge. Jose has held many leadership positions throughout his career and has extensive experience in operations and logistics management. Currently, Jose is the General Manager for Student Transportation Specialist and manages all the pupil transportation for Lockhart ISD in Lockhart, TX. Jose hopes to use his life’s experience as an immigrant and a first-generation college graduate to help other disadvantage student gain a higher education.

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Katherine W. Prawl

Secretary

Founding president and chairman of ISMuseum, the non-profit organization that operates the virtual International Spaceflight Museum (begun in 2005), Kat formerly participated in the Compact Disc industry as a service provider, writer, publisher and consultant. She created the first website about CD technology, industry and applications in 1995 The CD Information Center. In addition to serving on the boards of E4L and ISMuseum, Kat is a board member of the Blanco MakerSpace in Blanco, Texas. She presently lives in the Texas Hill Country.

 
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Ines Setiawan

Board Member

Ines is the creator and founder of Sustainable Hyper Platform of Indonesian Network of Educators (SHINE). She teaches upper elementary school Science, middle school Biology, Physics and Information and Communication Technology. She coordinates Science curriculum in elementary school and organizes and facilitates school-wide programs for the German International School in Jakarta, Indonesia. She has done work in education in Australia, Korea and Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a graduate of Duke University, Pelita Harapan University, Cabridge ESOL, University of Michigan and Yonsei University. She is an ambassador for Course Networking, an online learning environment system based on social networking, to Indonesian educators; training them to incorporate it appropriately and effectively in their classrooms.