LEADERSHIP DIRECTORY

The Northeast Region consists of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Quebec, and the Eastern Provinces of Canada. The Region has many opportunities for membership involvement, including area representation and volunteer positions.  Please contact any member of the Steering Committee for information regarding NACADA.

Region Chair & Steering Committee

Name Institution Position
Jen Drake-Deese Keene State College Incoming Region Chair (2019-2021)
Melissa Jenkins Bentley University Outgoing Region Chair (2017-2019)
Christyn Carey Bridgewater State University Conference Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Jen Keene-Crouse University of Massachusetts - Lowell Conference Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Dariel "DT" Henry Massasoit Community College Communications Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Brian Bishop Southern New Hampshire University Communications Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Joseph Murphy University at Albany Awards & Recognition Co-Chair (2018-2020) 
Linda Searing Nazareth College Awards & Recognition Co-Chair (2019-2021) 
Joshua Hine University of Buffalo Budget Chair (2015-2021)
Art Esposito Cape Cod Community College Membership & Engagement Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Autumn Grant Wheaton College Membership & Engagement Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Liaisons

Name Institution Position
Echo Pittman Memorial University Canada: Newfoundland & Labrador (2019-2021)
Margaret Colton Concordia University Canada: Quebec (2019-2021)
Neil Cole University of New Brunswick Canada: Maritimes Liaison (2015-2021)
Helena Cole University of New Haven Connecticut Liaison (2018-2020)
Kathryn McGill-Cavallero University of New England Maine Liaison (2018-2020)
Mara Gould University of Massachusetts - Boston Massachusetts Liaison (2019-2021)
Neena Fink Southern New Hampshire University New Hampshire Liaison 
Michael Geroux University of Albany New York Liasion (2018-2020)
LIsa Guidici University of Rhode Island Rhode Island Liaison (2019-2021)
Travis Perry University of Vermont Vermont Liaison (2018-2020)
Site Selection

Name Institution Position
Sarah Schiedel University of Connecticut Site Selection 2020
Carlton Jones University of Connecticut Site Selection 2020
Sandra Robinson Concordia University Site Selection 2021
Soshana Kalfon Concordia University Site Selection 2021

Region Conference Committee - 2020


Name Institution Position
Christyn Carey Bridgewater State University Conference Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Jen Keene-Crouse University of Massachusetts - Lowell Conference Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Jen Drake-Deese Keene State University Incoming Region 1 Chair (2019-2021)
Melissa Jenkins Bentley University Outgoing Region 1 Chair (2017-2019)
Sarah Schiedel University of Connecticut Site Selection & Hospitality Co-Chair (2020) 
Carlton Jones University of Connecticut Site Selection & Hospitality Co-Chair (2020)
Cindy Firestein Simmons University Program Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Terri Downing Antioch University Program Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Rebecca Meaney University of Massachusetts - Boston Registration Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Valerie Como Bentley University Registration Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Janine Bradley University of Massachusetts - Boston Volunteer Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Ali Ressing Northeastern University Volunteer Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Ana Frega University of Massachusetts - Boston Evaluation Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Michael Geroux University of Albany Evaluation Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Ben Jameison Harvard University UnConference Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Justin Gerstenfield University of Massachusetts - Lowell UnConference Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Joseph Murphy University at Albany Grad Networking Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Travis Perry University at Vermont Grad Networking Co-Chair (2019-2021)
Cindy Firestein Simmons University First Timers Luncheon Co-Chair (2018-2020)
Leah Pronovost Hudson Valley Community College First Timers Luncheon Co-Chair (2019-2021)