The Educational Association of University Centers (EAUC) has a strong leadership comprised of past and existing EDA University Center directors, associate directors, and other university professionals.
University of Alaska, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director,
Business Enterprise Institute
College of Business
University of Reno, Director,
Center for Economic Development
Director of Outreach
College of Business at Mississippi State University
Director of UNT's Economics Research
Group Research and Professor of Economics
Director, University Outreach and EDA Center for
Community and Economic Development, University of Michigan-Flint
Executive Director at
Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI)
The Executive Director of the Education Association of University Centers is Dan Ripke. Dan Ripke is a former director of an EDA University Center for 30 years. In addition, Dan Ripke was the regional/state director of a SBDC Lead Center office for 14 years. He has experience with a wide number of federal programs including EDA, USDA, SBA, and HUD.