Smith Named USDLA Prez

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has elected Reggie Smith III as President of the Association. He becomes the first African-American member to assume this position. Earlier in the year Smith also received national recognition by receiving the 2009 Black Engineer of the Year Awards for Community Service.

“We welcome Reggie Smith as our new president. Reggie brings knowledge and a level of acumen that will assist the association in its continued efforts to promote the development and application of distance learning,” says Dr. John G. Flores, USDLA Executive Director.

Smith currently works for Booz Allen Hamilton and has been involved in distance education since 1991 along with serving on several committees for USDLA since joining the board of directors in 2004. Smith, who has worked as a deputy director of Learning Technologies for Alion Science & Technology and vice president of operations for Magicsoft, is also a recognized authority on media and telecommunications issues, having received numerous awards and served as keynote or presenter at several national and international conferences.

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has elected Reggie Smith III as President of the Association. He becomes the first African-American member to assume this position. Earlier in the year Smith also received national recognition by receiving the 2009 Black Engineer of the Year Awards for Community Service.

“We welcome Reggie Smith as our new president. Reggie brings knowledge and a level of acumen that will assist the association in its continued efforts to promote the development and application of distance learning,” says Dr. John G. Flores, USDLA Executive Director.

Smith currently works for Booz Allen Hamilton and has been involved in distance education since 1991 along with serving on several committees for USDLA since joining the board of directors in 2004. Smith, who has worked as a deputy director of Learning Technologies for Alion Science & Technology and vice president of operations for Magicsoft, is also a recognized authority on media and telecommunications issues, having received numerous awards and served as keynote or presenter at several national and international conferences.

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