Dr. Tilahun Beyene
Executive Board Member
Ph.D. Educational Planning, Policy Making and Administration, University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author of several books and articles dealing with Retention and Graduation. He has received numerous awards; most recently the Gold Peace Medal from the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative in September of 2007 and the Silver Medal from the University of Maryland College of Education in May of 2007.He is a Founder, Chair, and Executive Board member of several civic organizations in the US, including PDC. He had served as President of the Teacher’s Federation-Ethiopia/Eritrea (1970-1973.) He has also received Gold Medal for peace from the Society of Ethiopians Established in Diaspora (SEED) in 2008.