The South - Central Region consists of the following states - Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Region has one Regional Representative, 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
Erica Kruckenberg Salina Area Technical College Region Chair (2023-2025)
Kristal Soderstrom-Junkens Oklahoma State University Past Region Chair (2021-2023)
Mary Francis Oklahoma State University Awards Coordinator (2022-2024)
Jenna Fusinatto  University of Missouri Communications Coordinator (2022-2024)
Cristela Carrizales University of Oklahoma Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator (2023-2025)
Olivia Miller University of Missouri-Kansas City Membership Engagement Coordinator (2022-2024)
Summer Sibley Texas A&M University Professional Development Coordinator (2023-2025) 
Lee Shoultz University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Arkansas Liaison (2023-2025)
Jake Brillhart University of Kansas Kansas Liaison (2022-2024)
Alyssa Coats Bossier Parish Community College Louisiana Liaison (2022-2024)
Bethany Jordan University of Missouri-Kansas City Missouri Liaison (2023-2025)
Sarah Ayres Oklahoma State University Oklahoma Liaison (2023-2025)
Marita Esposito College of the Mainland Texas Liaison (2022-2024)


2024 Regions 4/7 Joint Conference Committee 
Name Institution Position
Lynda Moore
Mississippi State University 2024 Conference Co-Chair
Alyssa Coats Bossier Parish Community College 2024 Conference Co-Chair
Sarah Rogers Albany State University Communications Co-Coordinator
Ashleigh Snell  Oklahoma State University Communications Co-Coordinator
Angella Baker Mississippi State University Evaluation and Best of Region Co-Coordinator
Josette Gonzalez Texas A&M University Evaluation and Best of Region Co-Coordinator
Michelle Green Jacksonville State University Exhibitor/Sponsor Co-Coordinator
Poppy Di Candeloro University of Missouri-Kansas City Exhibitor/Sponsor Co-Coordinator
Laura Dunn Mississippi State University Hospitality Co-Coordinator
Missy Korduner Louisiana State University  Hospitality Co-Coordinator
Monique Richardson Kennesaw State University Keynote Co-Coordinator
Jill Geisler Wheeler University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Keynote Co-Coordinator
Vacant   Networking Co-Coordinator
Barbara Smith University of Texas at San Antonio Networking Co-Coordinator 
Ashlee Hill Morehouse College Program & Proposal Co-Coordinator
Amy Peterman Texas Tech University Program & Proposal Co-Coordinator
Elizabeth Hutchins Dalton State College Service Project Co-Coordinator
Kathy Lillich Kansas State University Service Project Co-Coordinator
Christy Oberst University of Southern Mississippi Volunteer Co-Coordinator
Beth Stuewe Kansas State University Volunteer Co-Coordinator
Jacqueline Gordon Broward College Wellness Co-Coordinator
Julie Brown Hendrix College Wellness Co-Coordinator