Leadership Directory

The Region has many opportunities for membership involvement, including area representation and volunteer positions. Please contact any member of the Steering Committee for information regarding NACADA.

Region Chair & Steering Committee

  • Alyssa Coats
    Alyssa Coats Region Chair 2024-2025 Bossier Parish Community College Region 7
  • Kristen Queen
    Kristen Queen Awards Chair 2024-2026 Oklahoma State University
  • Erica Long
    Erica Long Communications Chair 2024-2026 Missouri S&T University
  • Cristela Carrizales
    Cristela Carrizales Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair 2023-2025 University of Oklahoma
  • Hayley Harned Membership Engagement Chair 2024-2026 Southwestern University
  • Summer Sibley
    Summer Sibley Professional Development Chair 2023-2025 Texas A&M University


  • Lee Shoultz
    Lee Shoultz Arkansas Liaison 2023-2025 University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
  • Beth Stuewe
    Beth Stuewe Kansas Liaison 2024-2026 Kansas State University
  • Alyssa Coats
    Alyssa Coats Louisiana Liaison 2022-2024 and 2024-2026
  • Adam Beck Missouri Liaison 2023-2025 Missouri State University
  • Sarah Ayres Oklahoma Liaison 2023-2025 Oklahoma State University
  • Hailey Roberts
    Hailey Roberts Texas Liaison 2024-2026

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