Committees

DSEF Executive Committee

John P. Parker, Chair
Chief Sales Officer
Amway

S. Kerry Tassopoulos, Vice Chair
Vice President, Government Relations & Compliance
Mary Kay Inc.

David A. Wentz, Vice Chair
Co-CEO
USANA Health Sciences, Inc.

Michael MacDonald, Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer
Take Shape For Life, Inc.-Medifast

Adolfo Franco, Secretary
Executive Vice President & COO
Direct Selling Association (DSA)

Angela Loehr Chrysler
President & CEO
Team National

Linda Ferrell, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Business Ethics
Belmont University

J. Stanley Fredrick
Chairman of the Board
Mannatech, Inc.

David B. Holl, DSA Chair
President & CEO
Mary Kay Inc.

Connie Tang
President & CEO
Princess House, Inc.

Orville Thompson
CEO
Scentsy, Inc.

Joseph N. Mariano
President
Direct Selling Association (DSA)

GENERAL COUNSEL
Deborah T. Ashford
Hogan Lovells US LLP

 

DSEF Development Committee

Stan Fredrick, Chair
Chairman of the Board
Mannatech, Inc.

Brett Duncan
Owner & President
IdeaDrenaline, LLC

Katharine “Kate” Gardner
Principal
GSR The Collaborative

Keith George
Kirks Folly Design

W. Alan Luce
Managing Principal
Strategic Choice Partners, LLC

David R. Merriman
Executive Vice President
ACN, Inc.

Jeffrey Reigle
President & CEO
Regal Ware, Inc.

Connie Tang
President & CEO
Princess House, Inc.

S. Kerry Tassopoulos
Vice President, Government Relations & Compliance
Mary Kay Inc.

EX-OFFICIO NON-VOTING MEMBER
John P. Parker
Chief Sales Officer
Amway

STAFF LIAISON
Gary Huggins
Executive Director

 

DSEF Consumer Initiatives

Brenda Cude, Ph.D., Co – Chair
Professor
University of Georgia

Kara Schneck, Co – Chair
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
Nu Skin Enterprises

Trey Campbell
Director, Communications
Southwestern Advantage

Angela Loehr Chrysler
President & CEO
Team National

 

EX-OFFICIO NON-VOTING MEMBER
John P. Parker
Chief Sales Officer
Amway

STAFF LIAISON
Regina Clay
Director, Consumer Initiatives

 

DSEF Academic Advisory Council

S. Kerry Tassopoulos, Chair
Vice President, Government Relations & Compliance
Mary Kay Inc.

Victoria L. Crittenden D.B.A.
Babson College

Brenda Cude Ph.D.
University of Georgia

Elizabeth B. Davis Ph.D.
Dean, School of Management
University of San Francisco

Susan G. Duffy Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
Babson College

Linda Ferrell Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Business Ethics
Belmont University

O.C. Ferrell Ph.D.
Belmont University

Joseph Hair Ph.D.
Kennesaw State University

Michael Hartline Ph.D.
Florida State University

Robert N Mayer Ph.D.
University of Utah

Julie Guidry Moulard Ph.D.
Louisiana Tech University

Robert A. Peterson Ph.D.
Associate Vice President, Research
University of Texas at Austin

Charles Vance Ph.D.
Loyola Marymount University

EX-OFFICIO NON-VOTING MEMBER
John P. Parker
Chief Sales Officer
Amway

STAFF LIAISON
Kimberly Harris Bliton
Director, Academic Initiatives

 

DSEF International Grant Committee

Douglas L. DeVos
President
Amway

Joseph N. Mariano
President
Direct Selling Association (DSA)

GENERAL COUNSEL
Deborah T. Ashford
General Counsel, Direct Selling Association & DSEF
Hogan Lovells US LLP

EX-OFFICIO NON-VOTING MEMBER
John P. Parker
Chief Sales Officer
Amway