Advising Business Majors Commission

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There are a number of ways that you can get involved in the Business Commission.  Please see the links on the right hand side for additional contact information as well as opportunities for involvement. 

Networking Event at 2017 Annual Conference

The Advising Business Majors Commission and Career Advising Interest Group invite members to gather for a networking dinner on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Please meet at Robust Wine Bar Downtown (635 Washington Ave). This is a great opportunity to network with one another as we discuss topics of interest. We look forward to seeing you there!

Members & Events

Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission members at a networking event at the Region 1 Conference

Mentorship Program

The NACADA Business Commission Mentorship program connects mentors and mentees for one-on-one professional development opportunities. Participants connect once a month to discuss challenges and opportunities as they work toward individual goals. This program encourages advancement and leadership within the field of academic advising.  To apply, complete a NACADA Business Commission Mentorship Program Application   If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lynda DioszegiStacy Outlaw, Sarah Timko, or Susan LeGalley.

2016 Program Recipients:
  • Samantha Horn - Purdue University Northwest
  • Li Hu - NYU Shanghai, New York University
  • Anna Kent - Purdue University Northwest
  • Keri McGee Portland State University
  • Jennifer McLamb - North Carolina State University
  • Anne Nelson - Clevland State University
  • Carmen O'Callaghan - Mount Royal University
  • Paula O'Malley - Edgewood College
  • Stacy Outlaw - Elon University
  • Allison Ramsing - Washington State University Vancouver
  • Becky Sanchez - Portland State University - School of Business
  • Doug Siegler - Portland State University
  • John Starkey - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Jacquelyn Trejo - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Jennifer Usis - ODU
  • Megan Van Hook - NC State
  • Chanelle White - Miami University
2015 Program Recipients:
  • Kasey Hannah - University of West Georgia
  • Amanda Karls - Indiana University
  • Theresa Ling - Seattle University
  • Maureen Branca - Montclair State University
  • Jason Barkemeyer - University of Utah
  • Katherine Adolpho - Dixie State University
  • Marcia Smith - Miami University, Ohio
  • Sheriece Robinson - University of Mississippi - Desoto
  • Melusian Wright - North Carolina State University
  • Jane Hession - Gonzaga University
  • Chanelle White - Miami University, Ohio
  • Janet M. Spearly - Pennsylvania State University
  • Amy Sarcinella - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Mandy James - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Melinda Wickman - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Jennifer C. Usis - Old Dominion University
  • Dorise Gruber - Boston University
  • Jennifer McLamb - North Carolina State University
  • Becky Einolf - Portland State University
  • Nathanial Garrod - Portland State University


Current Chair

Marcia Smith
Miami University

News & Updates

Come and join us at our meeting at Annual Conference!

When: Friday, October 17, 2017 from 4:30-5:30pm

Where: Room 262

How to Get Involved

Mentorship Program
To get involved in the Business Commissions Mentorship Committee, either as a Mentee or a Mentor, please contact LyndaStacySarah, or Susan

Writing & Research 
To get involved in Writing & Research as it pertains to the Business Commission contact Matt or Amber

Regional Representation
If you are interested in getting involved with the Business Commission on the Regional level, please contact Courtney or Sherwin

Contact Us
For information how to best discuss/share ideas that relate to the Business Commission, please contact Marcia Smith