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
Kristal Soderstrom-Junkens Oklahoma State University 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 Schoultz 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 Texas A&M University Texas Liaison (2022-2024)


2023 Region Conference Committee 
Name Institution Position
Ashleigh Snell Oklahoma State University Communications Coordinator
Beth Stuewe Kansas State University Communications Coordinator
Kathy Lillich Kansas State University Evaluation and Best of Region Coordinator
Jodi Bower University of Louisiana at Monroe Evaluation and Best of Region Coordinator
Johnnie-Margaret McConnell University of Oklahoma Exhibitor/Sponsor Coordinator
Autumn Parker University of Arkansas Exhibitor/Sponsor Coordinator
Grace Green Missouri Baptist University Hospitality Coordinator
Jenna Fusinatto University of Missouri Program & Proposal Coordinator
Jeanne Daboval McNeese State University Program & Proposal Coordinator
Mary Francis Oklahoma State University Service Project Coordinator
Autumn Parker University of Arkansas Volunteer Coordinator