Sustainable NACADA Leadership Committee


Mission: The Committee on Sustainable NACADA Leadership is charged with identifying, developing, and sustaining NACADA leadership to ensure the future of the association and develop members' leadership potential. Through collaboration with the EO and other NACADA constituents, the Committee is responsible for strategizing, recommending, and implementing ways to identify potential NACADA leaders and educate them about leadership pathways within the Association.

Function: The Committee will identify gaps and recommend professional development activities and opportunities to embody leadership qualities in its members, values, materials, practices, and governance.

Membership: Committee members serve a two-year term and meet yearly at the NACADA annual conference.

How to Get Involved

Those interested in becoming a member should contact the NACADA Executive Office liaison to the Committee, Joan Krush (

Committee Chair (2021-2023)

JP Villavicencio, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

The Chair of the Committee facilitates the work of the group by:

  • Appointing new members to the committee annually
  • Coordinating the various activities of the committee and communicating with members via the committee listserv
  • Leading committee meetings during the Annual Conference
  • Attending Division Leadership meeting at the Annual Conference
  • Submitting a post-conference Leadership report in the fall in which goals are established for the committee and activities planned for the coming year, indicating their relation to the specific missions in the NACADA Strategic Plan
  • Submitting an annual Leadership report in the summer to advise the Council and Board of the status of the completion of goals established and activities planned for the committee over the past year in relation to the NACADA missions and strategies.


JP Villavicencio, Chair (15-21)(21-23), University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Lindsey Byrd (22-24), (MRRC past Chair)
Susan Corner (22-24), University of Victoria
Carrie Egnosak (22-24), Penn State World Campus
Rebecca Hapes (20-24), Texas A&M
Dana Hebreard (20-24), Aquinas College - Grand Rapids
Fai Howard (20-24) University of South Florida
Joshua "JJ" Johnson (17-23), University of Central Florida
Kerry Kincanon (21-23), Oregon State University
Karen Lewis  (21-23), University of Maryland College Park
Olivia Miller (22-24), University of Missouri-Kansas City
Wiona Porath (22-24), Johns Hopkins University
Kathie Sindt (18-24), Johns Hopkins University
Jessica Staten (19-23), Indiana University
Rich Robbins (16-24), Bucknell University 
EO Liaison: Joan Krush