Lizbeth Alcantara (email)
Content Program Coordinator
Liaison to: Global Awards Committee | Advising Communities Division
  Randall Birtell (email) Senior Computer/Systems Specialist 785-532-0658
Sean Bridgen (email) Associate Director of External and Institutional Partnerships 785-532-0632
Maxine Coffey (email) Senior Associate Director 785-532-5227
Michele Holaday  (email) Assistant Director: Virtual Events 785-532-7168
Ben Hopper (email) Assistant Director: Region Conferences
Liaison to: Regional Division
  Alan Klug (email)
Comptroller: Investments and Leadership support

Liaison to: Finance Committee

Joan Krush (email)
Assistant Director for Member Engagement
Coordinator: Emerging Leaders Program
Liaison to: Membership Recruitment and Retention | Sustainable NACADA Leadership | ELP Advisory Board
Dayna McNary  (email) Event Coordinator: Annual Conference 785-532-5717
Charlie Nutt (email) Executive Director (retired)  
Jennifer Rush  (email)
Event Coordinator: Institutes
Liaison to: Administrator's Institute Advisory Board | Assessment Institute Advisory Board | Summer Institute Advisory Board
  Stefani Schrader (email) Program Associate: Regions 785-532-7820
  Patrice Scott (email) Public Information Officer 785-532-2981
Elisa Shaffer  (email)
Program Manager
Webinar Producer
Liaison to: Research Committee | NCAA Advisory Board | Webinar Advisory Board
Casey Swartz Casey Swartz (email) Program Assistant: Leadership Elections and Leader Support 785-532-2774
Cathy Swartz (email) Program Assistant: Academic Advising Consultant and Speaker Service liaison, Leadership Elections and Leader Support 785-532-2774
Ashley Thomas (email)
Assistant Director of Resources
Liaison to: Publications Advisory Board
Wendy Troxel Wendy Troxel (email) Interim Executive Director
Director, NACADA Center for Research at Kansas State University
Associate Professor, Dept. of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs
Farrah Turner  (email)
Assistant Director: Annual Conference
Liaison to: Annual Conference Advisory Board
Pam VanderPol (email) Accounts Receivable and Collections Manager 785-532-7247


NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students. NACADA provides a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas pertaining to academic advising through numerous activities and publications. NACADA also serves as an advocate for effective academic advising by providing a Consulting and Speaker Service and funding for Research related to academic advising.

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