New Board of Directors and Regional Vice-Presidencies ACIET period 2021 – 2023
- 1 marzo, 2021
Within the Framework of the XILX Ordinary General Assembly of the Colombian Association of Higher Education Institutions with Professional Technical, Technological or University Training – ACIET, the new Board of Directors and Regional Vice Presidencies responsible for the orientation of the Association during the 2021 period were elected – 2023. In this sense, nine (9) main members and nine (9) alternate members were elected who, added to the election of Regional Vice Presidencies and ratification of honorary members, start a new period of union development. In the General Assembly session, the election of President and National Vice President of the Association was simultaneously ratified, as follows:
National President: Dr. Hugo Alberto Valencia Porras, Rector of the María Cano University Foundation of the city of Medellín.
Dr. Valencia Porras is a Professional Statistician from the University of Medellín, a Marketing Specialist, a Specialist in Economics and International Business, a Master in Business Administration from EAFIT and a Master in Marketing Management from the Viña del Mar University (Chile). He has more than 33 years of professional experience, 25 of them dedicated to Higher Education. Since May 2016, he has been the Rector of the María Cano University Foundation, an institution with a presence in different regions of Colombia. He is an Academic Peer of the Ministry of National Education since 2005 and professor of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different Higher Education Institutions since 1996. In the business sector he was Statistician and Information Systems Analyst in the area of Production and Exports of EXPOCARIBE SA Grupo UNIBAN and Administrative Director of Comercializadora Internacional BANACOL S.A. Apartadó headquarters.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Colombian Association of Higher Education Institutions with Professional, Technological or University Technical Training – ACIET and regional Vice President of the same Association; member of the Board of Directors of ASIESDA and FODESEP.
National Vice President: Dra. Sandra Patricia Valencia Zuluaga, Rector of the Professional Drawing Academy Foundation – FADP of the city of Cali.
Dr. Valencia Zuluaga has a degree in Biology and Chemistry from the Santiago de Cali University, Specialist in Training of Trainers in Corporate Social Responsibility from the University of Buenos Aires, Specialist in Teaching for Higher Education from the Santiago de Cali University, Master in Business Administration of the Universidad del Valle. He has extensive experience in the areas of educational sciences, biology, economics and business. She has served as Rector of Basic and Technical Medium Education Institutions, as Director of Research in Higher Education and currently as Rector of the Professional Drawing Academy Foundation – FADP.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Colombian Association of Higher Education Institutions with Professional Technical, Technological or University Training – ACIET and Vice President of the South Pacific Regional of the same Association; She has participated as Coordinator of the South Pacific Research Table of ACIET, a space in which she continues to contribute to the promotion and strengthening of Research in the region.
For their part, the members of the new Board of Directors are:
Finally, in the Regional Vice Presidencies, the Representatives of the following Institutions were elected:
- Regional Center: Dr. Hernán Mauricio Chaves Ardila, Rector of the Bogotá Technology Corporation – CTB.
- Eastern Regional: Dr. William Humberto Zamudio Peña, Director of the Technology Training Center of the University of Santander – UDES.
- Western Regional: Dr. Juan Guillermo Pérez, Rector of the ITM Metropolitan Technological Institute.
- South Pacific Regional: Dr. Hugo Alberto González López, Rector of the Antonio José Camacho University Institution.
- Caribbean Regional: Dr. Claudio Osorio Lentino, Rector of the Comfenalco Technological University Foundation.