Kate Jordahl a professor in the Fine Arts and Communication Division at Foothill College, California, USA. In the past, she has served as the Director of Strategic Planning & Operations and Chief Academic Officer for the for the CCC California Virtual Campus- Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI). Jordahl has worked at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills for over twenty years as professor and administrator and served as faculty lead on the Foothill College OEI Implementation Team and as Foothill College Faculty Representative to both the OEI Consortium and the OEI Common Course Management System Selection/Implementation Committee. She has been a a Peer Online Course Reviewer and online faculty mentor. She is currently on the Online Learning Consortium Board and serves as the Secretary and is a member of the Educause Product Advisory Board for CourseGateway.