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Office of the Board of Trustees

Contact: phone 202.274.5700

Beverly Franklin, Executive Secretary
phone 202.274.6258  |   email bfranklin@udc.edu

Upcoming Meetings
All meetings are held in Building 39, 3rd Floor Board Room

Regular Board Meeting (Rescheduled Date) - Thurs., May 5, 2016 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Click here for all meeting documents.
Academic and Student Affairs Committee - Tue., July 12, 2016 @ 6pm

UDC's Board of Trustees

Dr. Elaine Crider

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Dr. Elaine CriderDr. Elaine A. Crider is the President and Founder of The Crider Group consulting company, where she is focused on providing a full range of services to government, private, and non-profit organizations.  Through her work with The Crider Group, Dr. Crider has made numerous and positive impacts on organizational development, short - and long -term strategic planning, project management, mergers and acquisitions, and business startups.  Among her many prestigious clients are The District of Columbia Department of Health, United Health Group, United Behavioral Health Care, High Mark Blue Cross, Aon Consulting, Lockheed Martin, The City of Philadelphia, and Northwestern University Hospital.

In addition to her work through the Crider Group, Dr. Crider has held numerous high-visibility and influential positions.  From 2001 through 2002, she served as an Associate Professor with Southeastern University in Washington, DC where she lectured graduate- and undergraduate-level courses on critical issues surrounding public and healthcare administration.  In this role, Dr. Crider was able to apply her extensive expertise to recommend innovative curriculum enhancements to ensure the program remained cutting-edge.

Dr. Crider began her distinguished career in Clinical Nursing in the Washington, DC area, where she solidified her clinical expertise and built a life-long commitment to improving the quality of health care to urban populations living in poverty.  She also developed significant expertise in healthcare policy development and execution.  Some highlights of Dr. Crider's career include, 1) leading a 250-member team to grow and manage Medicaid Managed Care programs for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; 2) utilizing her outstanding communication and consensus-building skills to liaise with state, local, and federal government agencies, customer and advocacy groups, and program beneficiaries to build consensus and guide program development, improve quality of care, and expand program availability; 3) leading the development and implementation of a behavioral health system for a large urban municipality; and 4) overseeing day to day operations for a medium sized health system including budgeting, vendor relationships, clinical operations and government relations. 

Dr. Elaine A. Crider possesses a Doctor of Health Science from NOVA Southeastern University, a Master of Science in of Heath Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland.

Past Meetings

Regular Board Meeting - Aprl 26, 2016 - RESCHEDULED

Executive Committee Meeting - Tues., April 26, 2016 @ 4pm | Agenda

Audit, Budge and Finance Committee - Thur. April 21, 2016 @ 6pm - Agenda

Joint Committee Mtg - Academic, Student Affairs and Community College - Wed., April 13, 2016 @ 6pm- Agenda | Audio

Operations Committee Meeting - Tues., April 12, 2016 @ 6pm - Agenda | Audio

BOT Briefing (Closed Session) - Tues., March 22, 2016 @ 5:30pm

Executive Committee Meeting - Tues., March 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm | Agenda | Audio 1 of 2 | Audio 2 of 2 | Minutes

Regular Board of Trustees Meeting - Feb. 9, 2016 @ 5pm | Agenda | Please click here to view all additional documents for this meeting. | Audio | Minutes

Audit, Budget and Finance Committee Meeting - Rescheduled from Jan. 28, 2016 to Wed., Feb. 3, 2016 @ 6 pm | Agenda

Executive Committee Meeting - Mon., Feb. 1, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m | Agenda

Operations Committee Meeting - Rescheduled from Jan. 25, 2016 to Mon., Feb. 1, 2016 @ 5pm | Agenda

Board of Trustees Mtg | Nov 18, 2015 Mtg Rescheduled to Tue, Dec. 8, 2015 @ 5 pm | Van Ness Campus | Agenda | Minutes | Executive Appointment Rulemaking | Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 | Proposed Contract Change Order No. 11-12 | Appointment of Troy LeMaile Stovall | Haghani Tenure | Institutional Aid | Fee Reform | Annual meetings | SHADD | Administration and Management | Capital Improvement Plan | 2017 Budget | President's Report | Minutes 12-8-15 | Audio | Transcript

BOT Briefing (Closed Session) - Tues., March 22, 2016 @ 5:30pm

Executive Committee Meeting - Tues., March 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm | Agenda | Audio 1 of 2 | Audio 2 of 2

Regular Board of Trustees Meeting - Feb. 9, 2016 @ 5pm | Agenda | Please click here to view all additional documents for this meeting. | Audio | Minutes

Audit, Budget and Finance Committee Meeting - Rescheduled from Jan. 28, 2016 to Wed., Feb. 3, 2016 @ 6 pm | Agenda

Executive Committee Meeting - Mon., Feb. 1, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m | Agenda

Operations Committee Meeting - Rescheduled from Jan. 25, 2016 to Mon., Feb. 1, 2016 @ 5pm | Agenda

Board of Trustees Mtg | Nov 18, 2015 Mtg Rescheduled to Tue, Dec. 8, 2015 @ 5 pm | Van Ness Campus | Agenda | Minutes | Executive Appointment Rulemaking | Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 | Proposed Contract Change Order No. 11-12 | Appointment of Troy LeMaile Stovall | Haghani Tenure | Institutional Aid | Fee Reform | Annual meetings | SHADD | Administration and Management | Capital Improvement Plan | 2017 Budget | President's Report | Minutes 12-8-15 | Audio | Transcript