NACADA ELP Class 2018-2020

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 Mentors

 Leaders

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Tracy Griffith
University of Central Florida

Kelly Briggs.jpgKelly Briggs
Kansas State University

Kelly successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving on the Web Events Advisory Board and the Research Committee. She has presented at Regional and Annual Conferences and served as a proposal reader for those conferences, as well as a Research Grant nomination reviewer. She has participated in a NACADA Writing Group, and her article on Examining Incoming Credit Differences Between First-Year and Transfer Students was published in the NACADA Journal. Kelly was elected to serve as Chair of the Advising High-Achieving Students Community for the 2020-2022 term.

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erin donahoe-rankin
University of North Texas

Lindsey Byrd.jpgLindsey Byrd
Coastal Alabama Community College

Lindsey successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving on the ELP and Annual Conference Advisory Boards. She has presented at Regional and Annual Conferences and served as a proposal reader for those events. She served on the CIGD Restructure Task Force in 2017 and as an ACD Streering Committee Member and Cluster Rep 2018-2020. She chaired the Distance Education Advising Community 2015-2018, her Region Mentoring program 2017-2020, and was elected as Chair of the Membership, Recruitment, and Retention Committee for the 2020-2022 term.

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Sarah Howard
Ohio State University

Donomique Carter.jpgDomonique Carter
North Carolina State University

Domonique successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving on the ELP Advisory Board, as a Regional and Annual Conference proposal reviewer, and as a member of her 2020 Regional Conference Planning Committee.

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Kathy Davis
Missouri State University (retired)

Mary Etienne.jpgMary Carmel Etienne
Hofstra University

Mary successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include receiving an Assessment Institute Scholarship, and serving on the Assessment Institute Advisory Board and as a proposal reader for Annual Conference. She had a book review published, contributed to the Advising Students on Academic Probation Pocket Guide, and served as a chapter reviewer for Scholarly Inquiry in Academic Advising, 2nd ed

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Jared Burton
Pima Community College

Neena Fink.jpgNeena Fink
Southern New Hampshire University

Neena successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving on the Sustainable Leadership Committee and the ELP Advisory Board. She has presented at mutliple Regional and Annual Conferences, and with ELP classmate Cindy Firestein, she submitted two articles that were published in Academic Advising Today. She has reviewed conference proposal submissions and award nominations, served as a facilitator for multiple eTutorials, and presented in two webinars.

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Kevin Thomas
University of Central Arkansas
 

Cindy Firestein.jpgCindy Firestein
Simmons University

Cindy successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving on the Publications Advisory Board, and with ELP classmate Neena Fink, she submitted two articles that were published in Academic Advising Today.  She has presented at multiple Regional and Annual Conferences and served as conference programming co-chair for her Region and poster co-chair for Annual Conference. She served as Chair of the Advising Adult Learners Community for the 2019-2021 term.

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Pamela Stephens
Fairmont State University
 

Jill Putman.jpgJill Putman
Colorado State University

Jill successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving as a member of the Inclusion and Engagement Committee and the First-Generation Advising Community steering committee. She has presented at multiple Regional and Annual Conferences and served as a proposal reviewer. She has served as Region 10 Diversity Chair and Region Conference proposal Chair, and she had an article published in Academic Advising Today. 

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Joanne Damminger
Delaware Tech
Community College (retired)
 

Jessica Staten.jpgJessica Staten
Indiana University-Bloomington

Jessica successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving on the Global Awards Committee, the Sustainable Leadership Committee, and the Annual Conference Advisory Board. She has presented at Regional and Annual Conferences and as a steering committee member for the Advisor Training & Development Community. She is currently serving as co-Chair of the President's Workgroup on Race, Ethnicity, and Inclusion.

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Sara Ackerson
(formerly) Washington State
University

Comfort Sumida.jpgComfort Sumida
University of Hawaii-Hilo

Comfort successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving on the Web Events Advisory Board.  She has presented at conferences and in a webinar and served as a proposal reviewer.

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Cecilia Olivares
University of Missouri
 

Leonor Wangensteen.jpgLeonor Wangensteen
University of Notre Dame

Leonor successfully completed the program in October 2020 and was awarded a Certificate of Completion. Her accomplishments include serving on the Inclusion & Engagement Committee and the ELP Advisory Board. She has written two book chapters and a Clearinghouse anchor article and served as an eTutorial facilitator. She has presented at multiple Regional and Annual Conferences and facilitated a NACADA Reads event.

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