NACADA ELP Class 2020-2022

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New Emerging Leaders and Mentors met virtually from June-October 2020 to create partnerships and begin development, conversation, and group-building. Partners developed goals pertaining to leadership in NACADA and will continue their work together over the two-year program.




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Kerry Kincanon
Oregon State University


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Philip Aguinaga.jpgPhilip Aguinaga
University of North Texas

Philip's goals for the first ELP year are:

  • Submit presentation proposal for Region 7 Conference
  • Become involved in Career Advising Community
  • Become involved in Region 7 Committee
  • Begin planning research on advising and curriculum
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Sam Murdock
Texas A&M University

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Amber Bollinger.jpgAmber Bollinger
University of Florida (formerly College of Charleston)

Amber's goals for the first ELP year are:

  • Get involved with the Professional Development Committee
  • Serve as subcommittee chair of ATD AC
  • Co-chair the 2022 Region 3 conference
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Patricia MacMillan
Ontario Tech University

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Maria Domingo.jpgMaria Domingo
California State University San Bernardino

Maria's goals for the first ELP year are:

  • Submit a poster proposal for the 2021 Region 9 conference
  • Sign up as a presenter for the ELP presentation for the 2021 Retion 9 conference
  • Develop role as the new Professional Development Coordinator for Region 9 Steering Committee
  • Submit application to serve as a chapter reviewer for the book Comprehensive Advisory Training and Development, 3rd edition.
  • Become an active volunteer in the Advisor Training and Development Advising Community, and work toward becoming a member of the steering committee.
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Christopher Kirchhof
University of Pittsburgh

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Leah Frierson.jpgLeah Frierson
Duke University

Leah's goals for the first ELP year are: 

  • Submit an article for Academic Advising Today
  • Take a more active leadership role on the Advising First Generation Students Steering Committee by volunteering to lead a sub-group within the committee
  • Become actively engaged in new region (3) by volunteering to assist or lead one initiative within the region.

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Jonathan Hallford
Auburn University

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Bri Harvie.jpgBri Harvie
Mounty Royal University

Bri's goals for the first ELP year are:

  • submit an article to Academic Advising Today for publishing
  • join annual conference planning committee (2022 conference)
  • run for Region 8 chair position
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Christina Bowles
Missouri State University

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Cassie Jacquez.jpgCassie Jacquez
Alamo College District
(formerly New Mexico State University)

Cassie's goals for the first ELP year are: 

  • Lay groundwork for developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Advising Community
  • Submit presentation proposal for a future NACADA conference
  • Review presentation proposals for Annual and Regional Conferences 
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Suanne Early
University of Kentucky

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Iyabode Okoro.jpgIyabode Okoro
Indiana University School of Medicine

Iyabode's goals for the first ELP year are: 

  • Join the First Generation Advising Community Steering Committee
  • Write an article on First Generation College students
  • Conduct research on First Generation College students
  • Present ELP at Region 5 conference
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Andrea Harris
Pepperdine University

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Camille Reid.jpgCamille Reid
The University of West Georgia

Camille's goals for the second ELP year are:

  • Become involved with NACADA publications / publishing
  • Active participation in planning Region IV conferences
  • Submit / review proposals for 2021 and 2022 conferences 
  • Become more active in the Education Majors Advising Community – active participation in the steering committee, submit/ review proposals   
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Jesse Poole
Nevada State College

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David To.jpgDavid To
San Diego State University

David's goals for the first ELP year are:

  • Submit an article for publication in Academic Advising Today
  • Serve on the Proposals and Evaluations Subcommittee for the NACADA Regional 9 2021 Conference
  • Begin the discussion with conference planners to coordinate an APIDA Affinity Group Social during Annual Conference
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Maureen Schafer
University of Iowa

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Anna Traykova,jpgAnna Traykova
Kennesaw State University

Anna's goal for the first ELP year are:

  • Write an article on 'Sleep for Success' to submit for publication at Academic Advising Today
  • Serve on the steering committee for DAFOE and High-Achieving Students communities (in preparation to run for chair)
  • Work towards becoming a recognized expert on the topic of the physical environment for academic advising (in preparation of later applying to be NACADA consultant)