The Association for Collaborative Leadership (ACL) is an educational, research and professional organization dedicated to developing leadership capabilities and advancing higher education collaboration.

Executive Committee

Stig Lanesskog
The Claremont Colleges Services
Vice President

Sarah Pfatteicher
Five College Consortium

Diane R. Dimitroff
Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges

Chair, Professional Development Committee
Michael (Mickey) McDonald
Great Lakes Colleges Association


Cole Woodcox
Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges

Past President

Claire Ramsbottom
Colleges of the Fenway

Chair, Governance Committee
Cristin Toutsi Grigos
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges


Members of the Board


Annie Croteau, Association Manager


Additional Resources

Get Involved in ACL!

The ACL Board continues to work to refine our mission and improve the organization.  We would love to have more people involved in helping to strengthen the value we bring to our members!