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)
Bethany Jordan University of Missouri-Kansas City Communications Coordinator (2022-2024)
Vacant   Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator (2022-2024)
Olivia Miller University of Missouri-Kansas City Membership Engagement Coordinator (2022-2024)

Professional Development Coordinator (2022-2024) 
Chris Cagle University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Arkansas Liaison (2021-2023)
Erica Kruckenberg Salina Area Technical College Kansas Liaison (2022-2024)
Alyssa Coats Sowela Technical Community College Louisiana Liaison (2022-2024)
Jenna Fusinatto University of Missouri Missouri Liaison (2021-2023)
Tennent Emmons Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma Liaison (2021-2023)
Tamala Boyd University of Texas-San Antonio Texas Liaison (2022-2024)
Temple Carter University of Texas-San Antonio Immediate Past Chair


2022 Region Conference Committee 
Name Institution Position
Taylor Hanna-Peterson University of Kansas Conference Co-Chair
Dan 'Petey' Peterson University of Kansas Conference Co-Chair
Olivia Miller University of Missouri-Kansas City Preconference & Proposal Chair
Sarah Ayres Oklahoma State University Registration & Marketing Co-Chair
Sarah Sanchez The University of Texas at San Antonio Registration & Marketing Co-Chair
Bridgette Kells University of Kansas Volunteer Co-Chair
Jill Wheeler University of Arkansas Fayetteville Volunteer Co-Chair
Leah Frierson Washington University-St. Louis Evaluations Co-Chair
Samantha Thomas University of Missouri Evaluations Co-Chair
Madie Hanson University of Kansas Exhibitor, Sponsorship & Donations Chair
Jamie Wilson University of Kansas Service Project & Wellness Chair
Julia Carlo Northeastern State University Technology Chair