Welcome to the NACADA Region 7 Mentoring Program page! Region 7 is excited to kick off our own mentoring program with the inaugural cohort for the 2023-2024 cycle! This new program has been created to offer our region another way to connect, learn and grow with our members. We hope you consider applying to be part of this special cohort as we establish this new program! 

Congratulations to the 2023-2024 Region 7 participants!

Melissa Farmer | Salina Area Technical College
Angela Ernst | University of Missouri
Amanda Currier | Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Spencer Morgan | Washington University in St. Louis
Summer Sibley | Texas A&M University
Aimee Muñoz | University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Danielle Fischer | Kansas State University
Stacia Rosen | Logan University
Bridgette Kells | University of Kansas
Courtney Jackson | University of Texas at Arlington
Mary Paradoski | University of North Texas
Rebecca Brown | Sam Houston State University
Emily Counter | Kansas State University
Beth Adkins | Lindenwood University
Jennifer O'Keefe | Texas Christian University
Ashleigh Snell | Oklahoma State University
Jennifer Frias-Bryant | Southwestern University
Cynthia Williams | Kansas State University
Emily Ingalls | Salina Area Technical College

Katie Bonner
| University of Mary Hardin - Baylor
Kristal Soderstrom Jenkins | Oklahoma State University
David Smith | Jefferson College
Aaron Petuch | Texas A&M University
Cynthia McDonald | University of Missouri - Kansas City
Nicole Berger | Barton Community College
Kristi Wolff | Texas A&M University
Erica Kruckenberg | Salina Area Technical College
Aaron Petuch | Texas A&M University
Kristal Soderstrom Jenkins | Oklahoma State University
David Smith | Jefferson College
Britney Mann | Oklahoma State University
Shannon Cooper | Texas Christian University
Suzanne Wyatt | University of Arkansas
Alyssa Coats | SOWELA Technical Community College
Christopher D'Auria | University of Texas at Arlington
Callie Connolly | Connors State College
Heather Shattuck | University of Texas at San Antonio
Hayley Harned | Southwestern University

2023-2024 Region 7 Mentoring Program Timeline
November 1 Applications open
January 13
1 p.m. central
Region Round-Up | Mentoring 101
Region 7 wants you to be part of the first mentor program cohort! Join Membership Engagement Coordinator Olivia Miller to learn about this new program including the application process, the program timeline and commitment and the value a mentoring partnership can be for advisors!
February 1 Applications close 
February 15 Pairings announced
February 24
1 p.m. central
2023-2024 Kick-Off Event (virtual) 
To be scheduled Five cohort check-ins with the program cohort, monthly meetings between pairs
March 2024 2023-2024 cohort recognized at 2024 NACADA Region 7 Conference
(attendance at region conference is not required)


General Requirements to Participate
  • Membership status: NACADA Member at the time of application and throughout the year-long program.
  • Must be able to attend the virtual kick-off event from 1-2 p.m. central February 24

Current Region 7
Mentoring Chair

Olivia Miller
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Current Term: 2022-2024