NASPA Announces 2017 Election Results and Incoming Board Members

We are pleased to share the election results for 2017, as well as introduce you to new Board Member Leadership. NASPA is made possible through its volunteer leadership, and thank you to all who voted. If you want to get involved, make sure to access Volunteer Central, NASPA's hub for volunteer opportunities. Note that Volunteer Central 2.0 will launch in mid-March.

Incoming NASPA Board of Directors

Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors

Penny Rue

Vice President for Campus Life

Wake Forest University

2018 NASPA Annual Conference Chair

Kevin Bailey

Vice President for Student Affairs

University of West Florida

Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Division Director

Ajay Nair

Senior Vice President & Dean of Campus Life

Emory University

Faculty Council Director

Timothy Ecklund

Adjunct Professor

Stony Brook University

Knowledge Community Director

Ellen Meents-DeCaigny

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

DePaul University

Member at Large

Denzil Suite

Vice President for Student Life

University of Washington

Professional Standards Director

John Hoffman

Chair, Department of Educational Leadership

California State University, Fullerton

Region II Director

Amy Hecht

Vice President for Student Affairs

The College of New Jersey

Region IV-E Director

Julie Payne-Kirchmeier

Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff, Student Affairs

Northwestern University

Region V Director

Scott McAward

Director, Center for Disability & Access

University of Utah

Small Colleges and Universities Division Director

Trina Dobberstein

Vice President for Student Affairs

Baldwin Wallace University

Results from the 2017 Elections for NASPA Leadership

Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors

Penny Rue

Vice President for Campus Life

Wake Forest University

Region I Director-Elect

Jennifer DeBurro

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

University of New England

Rhode Island State Director

Sharon L. Hay

Director of Student Activities & Cultural Programming

Providence College

Maine State Director

Laura Sidelko

Director, Student Wellness Resource Center

University of Maine

New Hampshire State Director

Mike Taberski

Dean of Students

New England College

Region III Director-Elect

Helen Grace Ryan

Vice President for Student Affairs

Bellarmine University 

Region IV-W Director-Elect

Shana L. Warkentine Meyer

Vice President for Student Affairs

Missouri Western State University 

Region VI Director-Elect

Kandy Mink Salas

Assistant Professor and Program Director, College Counseling and Student Development Program

Azusa Pacific University  

Administrators in Graduate and Professional Student Services Knowledge Community

Dana Bozeman

Program Director of Graduate, Professional, & Adult Student Life

Loyola University Chicago

Ryan Kasmier

Director of Student Life

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey 

Adult Learners and Students with Children Knowledge Community

Martha Harper

Program Coordinator Adult & Nontraditional Student Center, Office of Student Life & Engagement

Austin Peay State University 

Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Community

Sara Johnson

Director of Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention and Education Programs

Marquette University

David Stockton

Director of Student Conduct

Marquette University 

Fraternity and Sorority Knowledge Community

Jennifer Jones

Executive Director of Student Life

Southern Methodist University

Alex Snowden

Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Illinois State University 

Gender and Sexuality Knowledge Community

Patrick Hale

Assistant Director of Intercultural Affairs

Stonehill College

Matt Peterson

Director of Student Success

Front Range Community College

International Education Knowledge Community

Christine Gettings

Assistant Director, Global Learning and Leadership

American University

Matthew Rader

Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Institute for the International Education of Students

Latino/a Knowledge Community

Maria Genao-Homs

Executive Director, Diversity and Intercultural Affairs/Director, Latino/a Resource Center

Northeastern Illinois University

Sandra Rodriguez

Director, Center for Student Engagement

University of Nevada, Reno 

New Professionals and Graduate Student Services Knowledge Community

Antonio Duran

Doctoral Student

Ohio State University

Evette Allen

Director of Student Life, Leadership, and Involvement

Utah State University 

Socioeconomic and Class Issues in Higher Education Knowledge Community

Steve Jenks

Admissions Counselor

Ithaca College

Student Career Development Knowledge Community

Victor H. Martinez

Academic/Tutoring Coordinator

Student-Athlete Academic Center, Florida International University

Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community

Avani Rana

Director of Leadership

The College of New Jersey

Sean Ryan

Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Longwood University 

Sustainability Knowledge Community

Rebekah Dunstan

Program Coordinator

North Carolina State University

Shea Alevy

Community Director

Arizona State University 

Undocumented Immigrants and Allies Knowledge Community

Mario Rodriquez

Associate Director of Student Diversity and Development

Towson University

Luvia Moreno

Director of Undocumented Student Resources

Northeastern Illinois University 

Veterans Knowledge Community

Kenneth McRae

Director, Center for Learning Excellence through Rehabilitation and Neuromechanics (L.E.R.N.)

Mississippi State Univesity

Cody Nicholls

Assistant Dean of Students, Military and Veteran Engagement

The University of Arizona

Wellness and Health Promotion Knowledge Community

Maureen Hawkins

Director and Wellness Coach, Wellness and Health Promotion

University of Central Florida

Raquel Cabral

Director, Owls Care Health Promotion

Florida Atlantic University