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Meet the Staff

The Tuition Exchange office in Bethesda, Maryland, is staffed with specialists whose mission is to help you maximize the opportunities the Tuition Exchange scholarship program offers, whether you are an administrator at a member school or a student or family member embarking on the college admissions process. Our experienced staff coordinates the exchange program for over 1300 contacts at 700+ participating institutions. The Tuition Exchange team assists Liaison Officers with procedures and questions, directs students and families to the correct TE Liaison Officer, monitors exchange transactions, and recruits new members. We also provide training to ensure that Liaison Officers at our member schools have the tools and knowledge to use all TE services efficiently and effectively.

Robert "Bob" Shorb is a Tuition Exchange leader.  He worked tirelessly at Skidmore College as their longtime TELO before moving to his current position, TE Executive Director/CEO.  Bob earned his undergraduate degree from Mansfield University and his master's from Alfred University.

Janet Hanson, Director of Communication, served two colleges as their TELO, most recently at Doane College. Her primary responsibility with TE is Member Services. Janet graduated from Emporia State University with a BSE and MLS, from Kansas State University with an MSE, and earned her doctorate from the American College of Education. 

Kristine Lev, Director of Administration, is responsible for the financial and administrative activities for Tuition Exchange.  Kristine earned her undergraduate from Villanova University and her master's from New York University.

Suzanne LeAnce,  Assistant Director of Communication, worked at the University of Southern California (USC) in Benefits Administration for 12 years and was their TELO for seven years. During her tenure, USC moved to using the TE-EZ Online app and advocated for many TE system updates. Suzanne is also a graduate of USC.  Her primary responsibility with TE is Member Services, emphasizing TELO management and training. 

All TE staff work remotely.  Bob is in Texas, Janet is in Kansas, Kristine is in Maryland, and Suzanne is in sunny California.