The Council is comprised of representatives from the three Divisions plus the Vice President and the Executive Director. The Council receives recommendations from Divisions on policies, procedures, and programs to meet member needs and to advance the association. The Council members review these issues and either refers them back for further study or advances them to the Board with priority recommendations for implementation.


Council Directory

Megumi Makino-KanehiroVice President (2020-2021), Board Member (2018-2021), University of Hawaii-Manoa, (808) 956-8813

Carol Pollard, Administration Division Representative, (appointed 2019-2021), University of North Texas

Wiona Porath, Administrative Division Representative (elected, 2020-2022), Johns Hopkins University, (410)516-8216

Amber Kargol, Advising Communities Division Representative, (elected 2019-2021), Iowa State University, (515) 294-2553

Wendy Schindler, Advising Communities Division Representative, (appointed, 2020-2022), Northern Kentucky University, (859) 572-5181

Karen Lewis, Regional Division Representative (appointed, 2019-2021), University of Maryland- College Park, (301) 405-3825

Christopher Kirchhof, Regional Division Representative, (elected, 2020-2022), University of Pittsburg, (860) 416-0502

Melinda Anderson, NACADA Executive Director, Executive Office, Kansas State University, (785) 532-5717