Staff

CoSN staff members in our Washington, DC office support membership and initiatives, and are responsible for providing a variety of member services, program and initiative implementation, as well as financial and administrative support.

Keith R. Krueger
Chief Executive Officer

Keith R. Krueger, CAE, serves as CoSN’s chief staff officer overseeing all CoSN activities and works with Board of Directors to set strategy and vision; serves on the CoSN Board of Directors and Executive, Personnel and Finance Committees; works with the CTO Council, Emerging Technologies, international activities, Nominations & Bylaws, Awards, Meetings & Events, Technical & Standards Committee and Policy Committees. Keith has an MA in Communications from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and a BA in political science from the George Washington University.

Chief Operating Officer

Robert Duke, CAE, is responsible for membership services, strategy, certification, conferences, peer review, human resources, financial management and administration. He serves as staff liaison to the Finance Committee and the Institutional Services Committee.  Robert holds an MBA from the College of William and Mary and a BA from Hampden-Sydney College.

Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

Susanne Connors Bowman, CAE is the CoSN Senior Director of Marketing and Communications.  Sue is responsible for the marketing and promotion of all of CoSN’s products, programs and services.  Prior to joining CoSN, Sue was Director of Marketing & Membership for the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), a membership/marketing consultant in the non-profit community and Director of Insurance Services for AARP.  Sue holds a Music History and Theory Degree from West Virginia University.

Senior Director of External Relations

Christine Fox is the Senior Director of External Relations for CoSN where she is responsible for corporate sponsorships, partnerships and professional advancement programs. She has a Masters of Science in Teaching English as a Second Language from Florida International University and received her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Florida State University.

Director of Membership and Chapters

Brian Calvary, CAE, is responsible for the strategic direction and management of membership, and chapter relations of CoSN. He serves as staff liaison to the Awards Committee, the School (independent, charter and religious schools) Committee,  Task Force on Building CoSN Value in Western States (in prep of 2019 Annual conf in Portland), and the Small District and Large School District Committees.  Prior to joining CoSN, Brian was the Engagement Manager at HR People + Strategy, and the Membership Director at the Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA). Brian has an MA and a BA from the George Washington University.

Director of Finance

Sandy Nguyen is responsible for human resources, financial management and administration. Sandy holds an a BA in Management Information Systems from the University of Houston.

Director of Meetings and Conferences

Meagan Keller started with CoSN in September 2020 and has experience with domestic and international conferences in both the hospitality and association communities. At CoSN, she manages the CoSN Conference, CTO Clinics and other events. Meagan has a B.A. in Communications from the University of Maryland and holds the designation of Certified Meeting Planner as conferred by the Events Industry Council.

Director of Certification

Michelle Gross is responsible for managing the Certification Program.  She previously worked for the National Board for Certified Counselors where she managed a program supporting school guidance counselors.  Prior to that she was a school guidance counselor for Winston Salem Schools. Michelle has a B.A. from UNC Greensboro and an MBA and M.Ed. from Wake Forest University.

Senior Manager, Communications

Jackie oversees our strategic communications efforts and content production, management, and governance. She has an extensive background in education associations focusing on equity in education. She previously served in various positions at the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) before joining the team at CoSN. Jackie has a BA from the University of Maryland.

Senior Manager, Professional Advancement

Jill Brown, PhD is the Senior Manager for Professional Advancement.  She joined CoSN in April 2021 and oversees all of CoSN's online learning programs. Jill has a BA in Elementary Education and Mathematics, an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University and a Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of New Mexico. 

Communications Manager - Trusted Learning Environment

Daisy Kinard is Communciations Manager for CoSN where she has responsibility for managing the outreach of the Trusted Learning Program. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Membership Services Specialist

Peter Faust is responsible for managing member access to CoSN resources. Peter is responsible for managing the Membership database and the CoSN Network online community. Peter has a BA from the Ohio State University.

External Relations Coordinator

Jennifer DeWitt is responsible for sponsorship logisitcs, meeting and CTO Clinic logistics and general administrative support. Jennifer holds a an M.A. in Tourism Administration from the George Washington University and a B.B.A. in Human Resource Management from Temple University. 

Conference Coordinator

Juliana Gonzalez Jaime is responsible for all conference and CTO Clinic registration. She has a BBA in Hotel and Tourism Administration from the Universidad Externado de Columbia.

Accounting Coordinator

Darold Kerns is responsible for accounts receivables including invoices, purchase orders and collections. Darold has a BS in Accounting from George Mason University.