NCCT Board Members
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David W. Stockburger, PhD
Chair, representing the Public
Dr. Stockburger earned his undergraduate degree from Ohio University, and his Masters and PhD degrees from the Ohio State University, where his major was Mathematical Psychology. He retired as Deputy Director of Academic Assessment at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado.
Dr. Stockburger’s previous positions have included serving as Director of Integrated Competency Assessment Network for the Maricopa Community Colleges and Professor in the Department of Psychology at Southwest Missouri State University. He has extensive consultation experience, including positions with the Springfield (MO) public schools, the Springfield Police Department, Atomic Dog Publishing, the Psychology Department of the Medical Center for Federal Prisoners (Springfield, MO), and local agencies including ECCO and The Center for the Developmentally Disabled. In addition, Dr. Stockburger has consulted with more than one hundred graduate degree candidates on their doctoral dissertations or master’s theses. Dr. Stockburger has authored seventeen professional publications, four textbooks for classroom use, two web texts, and has a long list of scholarly presentations.
Sarah Glennon is currently a resident of Connecticut. She received her Associate of Science degree for Medical Laboratory Technician from Manchester Community College, Manchester, Connecticut.
She obtained her Bachelor in Science degree from Bridgewater State College in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and her Master of Arts degree in Teaching from the Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Prior experience includes working as a Medical Laboratory Scientist for International Clinical Laboratories, Smith Kline Laboratory, Roche Biomedical Laboratory, and the William W. Backus Hospital where she also performed Phlebotomy duties for over ten years.
Mrs. Glennon has been an instructor for the Department of Biological Sciences at Manchester Community College, as well as for Phlebotomy and Medical Assisting programs at Huntington Institute, Goodwin College, and the Quinebaug Valley Community College.
She was a consultant for curriculum for the Phlebotomy program at Three Rivers Community College. From 2004 through 2016 Mrs. Glennon was the Phlebotomy Manager at the Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, Connecticut.
Currently, she is the Supervisor of Outreach Clinical Services at Trinity Health of New England’s Collaborative Laboratory Services in Hartford, Connecticut.
She is certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician and a Microbiology Technologist through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
Diane Dick comes to the NCCT Board of Testing with a strong background in nursing and healthcare education. After her first career as a legal secretary, she entered nursing school and earned her Licensed Practical Nurse credential from the Michigan Board of Nursing.
Diane’s professional experience has included Charge Nurse positions with the Saint John Bon Secour Community (Detroit, MI), the Autumn Woods Residential Health Care Facility (Warren, MI), and Shorepointe Nursing Care (Saint Clair Shores, MI). Since 2007, she has been employed by Dorsey Schools as a Clinical Instructor. Her lecture and lab instructional assignments have included electrocardiography, phlebotomy, medical and surgical asepsis, patient health history, vital signs, anatomy, physiology, first aid, Basic Life Support, and other coursework related to patient care.
Celeste Skinner has worked in the healthcare field as a medical assistant and limited practice radiology technician for over thirty-five years and has taught healthcare education technologies programs in a career and technical institution for fourteen years. She brings with her a passion and commitment to ethical, compassionate, and skilled care of all patients she works with and strives to instill these qualities in her students as they become the healthcare professionals of the future. She is a strong proponent for certificate integrity and the professionalism it represents.
Her credentials include a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College in Health Science Education and a Master of Science degree from Western Governors University in Curriculum and Instruction.
She has been a technical reviewer for Elsevier publishing, and is a co-author of an article published in The Journal of Competency Based Education. She co- presented an open forum breakout session with colleagues at the Innovations Conference in Chicago in 2016 on competency-based education. She works with students as a faculty mentor for the SLCC SAT Skills USA chapter in the healthcare technologies area. She has worked with National Center for Competency Testing in various committee meetings to ensure valid and reliable certification testing of medical assistants pursuing the NCMA credential.
Beatrice Avila has over 25 years in the healthcare field and is an advocate for certification. Her experience, degrees and certifications
are based in health information, coding, billing, insurance, paper and electronic health records, front medical office, release of information,
compliance, auditing, and HIPAA. She is credentialed as an RHIA, Registered Health Information Administrator and a CCSP, Certified Coding
Specialist Physician Based with AHIMA.
Beatrice obtained her Masters of Education from Concordia University and is an alumni of Texas State University where she holds her Bachelors
in Health Information Management. She obtained her Associates in Health Information Technology and Coding Certificate from St. Philips College.
She is a textbook reviewer for healthcare and educational publishers and serves as a subject matter expert in coding and billing.
She served as Manager for Coding & Reimbursement for UT Medicine (the largest group of specialists in South and Central Texas). She currently
is an educator and practicum coordinator for Alamo Colleges for the department of Healthcare Administration, including Medical Billing & Coding.
Beatrice enjoys serving and volunteering on several local, state, and national committees. She lives her motto: “Giving back to the profession
and the community.”
Karin brings a great mix of knowledge, skills, and expertise to the NCCT BOT. She is certified as a Tech in Surgery (TS-C) through NCCT in addition
to her Certified Surgical Technologist (CST). Her experience includes instruction as well as serving as a surgical technologist in various operating
Over her fifteen year career, she has served in a variety of roles. Eight of those years, she worked in conjunction with surgical technology
instructors and students while evaluating clinical skills. She worked in procurement, management, and oversite of surgical rotations at 47
New Jersey hospitals and surgery centers (with which she developed and maintained affiliation agreements). This mix of rotation options helped
maximize clinical competencies of the students she served. Karin also ensured that her Surgical Technology Program maintained compliance with
pertinent accreditation standards.
Currently, she works as a surgical technologist for an ambulatory surgery center assisting surgeons in a variety of specialties including general
and hand surgery, ENT, ophthalmic plastics, LenSX Laser.