International Facilitators

The International Facilitators lead Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies Certification Seminars around the country. Collectively, they have enormous experience in leadership instruction, the humanities, and student development. Two International Facilitators conduct each Certification Seminar.

David Berry, M.A.
David Berry is the Director of the Community College Humanities Association and a professor of history at Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey. He became a Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies Certified Instructor in 1996 and has been an International Facilitator since 1997.

Kevin Brame, M.A.
Kevin Brame is the Executive Director of the International Public Safety Leadership & Ethics Institute. He has taught leadership studies at Chapman University in Orange, California, and is the retired Deputy Fire Chief in North Las Vegas, Nevada. He became a Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies Certified Instructor in 1998 and has been an International Facilitator since 2004.

Monika Byrd, M.A.
Monika Byrd is the Dean of Leadership Development and Service Learning at Phi Theta Kappa. Previously she taught history and leadership development at Lonestar College - Tomball and Brazosport College in Texas. She became a Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies Certified Instructor in 1992 and has been an International Facilitator since 1999

Susan Edwards, M.A.
Susan Edwards is the Dean of Academic Affairs and the Honors Program at Phi Theta Kappa. She is also a former professor and current adjunct professor of history at Lonestar College – Cy Fair, and previously taught history at Houston Community College. She became a Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies Certified Instructor in 1995 and has been an International Facilitator since 2013.

Jo Marshall, Ph.D.
Jo Marshall is the President of Somerset Community College in Somerset, Kentucky. She has extensive experience teaching English and American Literature. She became a Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies Certified Instructor in 1991 and has been an International Facilitator since 1992.

Lillie McCain, Ph.D.
Lillie McCain is a retired professor of psychology at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan. In addition, she has extensive experience as a trainer and consultant. She became a Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies Certified Instructor in 1991 and has been an International Facilitator since 1992.