AP Seminar Development Committee

2023-24 Development Committee Members

These dedicated educators play a critical role in the preparation of the Course and Exam Description and exam for AP Seminar. They represent a diversity of knowledge and points of view in their fields and, as a group, are the authority when it comes to making subject-matter decisions in the exam-construction process. The AP development committees represent a unique collaboration between high school and college educators.

Committee Co-Chairs  

Sheila Carter-Tod, University of Denver – Denver, Colorado 
Michael Welty, Brophy College Preparatory – Phoenix, Arizona 

Committee Members  

Thomas Roberts, Western Illinois University – Macomb, Illinois  
Ambert West, University of California, Los Angeles – Los Angeles, California
Marina Gruis, North Central High School – Spokane, Washington   
Gerardo Gonzalez, Lane Tech College Prep High School – Chicago, Illinois
Allison Malloy, Carmel High School, Carmel Clay Schools – Carmel, Indiana 

Chief Reader   

Alice Hearst, Smith College – Northampton, Massachusetts 

Chief Reader Designate 

David Swerdlow, Westminster College – New Wilmington, Pennsylvania