Who we are

Who We Are: NASBITE International, a Membership Organization

NASBITE International is a not-for-profit Membership organization and leading organization supporting training and education in the field of global business. NASBITE Members represent all sectors of the global business profession, including:

  • Trade educators from four-year and two-year colleges and universities, high schools and leading international trade training organizations
  • Trade specialists at federal, state and local levels, including from USDOC/ITA, USDA/FAS, SBA/SBDCs, State and Regional Trade Development Agencies, community-based Trade Assistance Centers, World Trade Centers, and Chambers of Commerce
  • Trade-service providers of logistics, finance, legal, market research, and other support services
  • Companies engaged in international trade, including manufacturers, exporters, importers, distributors, and export management companies
  • Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential holders

Where else will you find this mix of international trade perspectives and expertise in a single organization? If your work or interests fall in any of these areas, NASBITE is the organization for you.

NASBITE Board of Governors, Distinguished Fellows

The NASBITE International Board of Governors (BOG) is a working board that requires active involvement by all members—including participation in activities such as strategic planning, conference planning, member development/marketing, and CGBP planning and development.

Interested in serving on the NASBITE Board of Governors?

Are you ready to embrace and advance the mission of NASBITE International by applying to serve on the Board of Governors? Board members play a leading role in setting the policy for the execution of policymaking, planning, financial, community outreach and relations, CGBP program, development of new programs and services, and organizational operations.

For more details on the roles and responsibilities of a member of the Board of Governors, Click here.

To apply for a position on the Board of Governors, download an Application & Profile Form and submit as instructed. Applications are due by September 15th for the following year’s election.


Executive Committee

Board of Governors

*Indicates Board Member who also serves as a NASBITE Distnguished Fellow


Ex-Officio Members



Distinguished Fellows

Jeanette Benson
Presidency Year: 2011
Judee Benton
Presidency Year:
Brian Davis
Presidency Year: 2005
Glenn Doolittle
Presidency Year: 2006
Robert Erwin
Presidency Year: 2012
Dr. Kelly E. Fish
Presidency Year: 2015
James Foley
Presidency Year: 2001
Lourdene Huhra
Presidency: 1998
Sara Jackson
Presidency Year: 2010
Maurice Kogon
Presidency Year: 2009
Tammy Marquez-Oldham
Presidency Year: 2016
Nisa Miranda
Presidency Year: 1996
Kelly Jett Murphrey
Presidency Year: 2003
Janis Parsley Short
Presidency Year: 1991
Jan Smith
Presidency Year: 2007
Arlene Soto
Presidency Year: 2008
Dave Streifford
Presidency Year: 1999
Sharynn Tomlin
Presidency Year: 2004
Laura Wolff
Presidency Year: 2013