The Mid-South Region consists of the following states - West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The Region has one Region Chair, and each state has a State Representative to promote NACADA and academic advising within the region and state; please contact any individual on the Board for more information regarding state and/or regional information.

Region Chair & Steering Committee

Name Institution Position
College of Charleston Region Chair (2019-2021)
Jeff Elliott University of Tennessee - Knoxville Past Region Chair (2017-2019)
Jennifer Jones Fairmont State University  Past 2019 Conference Chair
Dedra Cobb Fairmont State University  Past 2019 Conference Chair
Megan Delph University of North Carolina - Greensboro Awards Coordinator (2019-2020)
Amanda Tuscan Fairmont State University Communication Chair (2018)


Name Institution Position
Richard Gamble Western Carolina University
North Carolina State Liaison (2020-2022)
Susan Cooper Kentucky Community and Technical College System  Kentucky State Liaison (2019-2021)
Twaina Harris Claflin University South Carolina State Liaison (2019-2021)
Dedra Cobb Fairmont State University West Virginia State Liaison (2019-2021)
Madeline Anderson University of Tennessee - Knoxville Tennessee State Liaison (2020-2022)
Region Conference Committee - 2020

Name Institution Position
Suanne H. Early
(859) 218-0282
University of Kentucky Conference Co-Chair 
Casey Shadix
(859) 218-0573
University of Kentucky Conference Co-Chair
Susan Cooper Elizabethtown Community & Technical College Sponsorships/Vendors/Kentucky State Liaison
Jennifer Ellis University of Kentucky Program
Stephen Erena University of Kentucky Technology
Shaun Ketterman University of Kentucky Proposals
Nina Marijanovic University of Louisville Volunteers
Michael Pirrman University of Kentucky Sponsorships/Vendors
Jennifer Stevens University of Kentucky Evaluations/Volunteers
Marianne Young University of Kentucky Hospitality/Entertainment
Benton Shirey Eastern Kentucky University Philanthropy/Scholarships