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Leadership Model Executive Team

Ben Ogles - Chair

Ben Ogles is a professor in the Department of Psychology who served in multiple academic leadership roles at two institutions over the past 22 years. Most recently he was the dean of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences from 2011-2021. His scholarship focuses on effective psychotherapy training and delivery.

Liz Darger - Team Member

Liz Darger is the senior associate athletic director/senior woman administrator (SWA) at BYU. She serves as the sport administrator for women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s gymnastics, the spirit squads, and men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field. She also oversees human resources, student-athlete welfare, gender equity and serves as a campus Title IX liaison. She serves on the West Coast Conference (WCC) Executive Council and the WCC Championships and Sport Administration Cabinet. She is also a member of the NCAA Common Ground Leadership Team, which aims to establish inclusive and respectful athletics environments for participants of all sexual orientations, gender identities and religious beliefs.

Julianne Grose - Team Member

Julianne Grose is currently a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Brigham Young University. She teaches undergraduate courses and mentors students in a research lab. Her teaching is dedicated to bringing novel research experiences into the classroom through an international program, Phage Hunters (HHMI SEA- PHAGES program). Research in her laboratory is dedicated to two main projects: 1) the study of metabolism and its relation to disease, and 2) the study of microbiomes and their contribution to the health of organisms, including bacteriophages that infect the Enterobacteriaceae family of bacteria. Julianne's long-term goal is to mentor students in the classroom and lab through high quality research experiences as well as to contribute novel scientific findings to our fields of study.

John Bingham - Team Member

John Bingham is Donald L. Staheli Professor and Associate Dean in the Marriott School of Business at BYU. John served as director of the MBA and Executive MBA programs at BYU from 2013 – 2016. He served as chair of the Management Department from 2017 - 2019.

John teaches organizational behavior and strategic human resource management courses to Executive MBA, MBA, and undergraduate students. John conducts research on the interdependent and evolving exchanges among employees, their organizations, and related external constituencies. His work has been published in leading management journals and featured internationally in news outlets. In 2012, John received the Ascendant Scholar Award from the Western Academy of Management.