The Center for Intercultural Dialogue operates under the auspices of the Council of Communication Associations. The Council is an umbrella organization for eight national and international communication associations, and the Center is designed to serve any member of any of the member associations.
CCA member associations are:
American Journalism Historians Association
Association for Business Communication
Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication
Association of Schools of Journalism & Mass Communication
Black College Communication Association
Broadcast Education Association
International Communication Association
National Communication Association
The following Advisory Board members of the Center were approved by the Council in September 2010:
Donal Carbaugh (Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
William Evans (Professor, University of Alabama, USA)
Nazan Haydari (Assistant Professor, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Barbara Hines (Professor, Howard University, USA)
Janice Hume (Associate Professor, University of Georgia, USA)
Leena Louhiala-Salminen (Professor, Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland)
Charles Self (Professor, University of Oklahoma, USA)
Michael D. Slater (Professor, Ohio State University, USA)
Katérina Stenou (Coordinator, Intersectoral Platform for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence, UNESCO, Paris, France)
Valerie White (Assistant Professor, Florida A & M University, USA)
Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz (Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA) was appointed Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue by the Council.
Brenda Berkelaar (Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Austin, USA) is Technical Consultant to the Center.
Sean Rintel (Lecturer, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia) is the Social Media Consultant to the Center.