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Steve Thaxton

Steve Thaxton

Executive Director, National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes

Steve.Thaxton@northwestern.edu  (312) 503-4049
As Executive Director, Steve manages the overall National Resource Center, collaborating with The Bernard Osher Foundation, interfacing with Northwestern University School of Professional Studies colleagues and working closely with the small but mighty NRC staff. His role includes consulting and connecting with OLLI units all across the country to help them continually improve their unique local programs.
Stacey Rivera

Stacey Rivera

Manager of Operations, National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes

Stacey.Hart@northwestern.edu  (312) 503-6055
As Manager of Operations, Stacey helps guide strategy and priority projects while handling the day-to-day operations and information management of the National Resource Center. Her role includes management of the NRC website, communications, annual reporting and logistics for the Osher Institutes National Conference.
Kevin Connaughton

Kevin Connaughton

Manager of Adult Learning, National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes

Kevin.Connaughton@northwestern.edu  (312) 503-6056
As Manager of Adult Learning, Kevin works on instructional design activities for OLLI staff and volunteers. His role includes managing digital learning development, research in the area of older adult lifelong learning, leading the distance learning committee, and, content resources for webinars and the Osher Institutes National Conferences.
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