Region 6 is comprised of members from academic institutions in Manitoba (CANADA), Saskatchewan (CANADA) , North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota.

Region Chair

Troy Schmidt, Minnesota State University-Moorheard, (218)-477-2247 (2016-2018)

Region Conference Chair - 2018

Meagan Hagerty, University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, (612)- 624-2890
Jen Endres, University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, (612)- 624-6044

Region Steering Committee - 2017

Amber Kargol, Iowa Liaison, Iowa State University (16-18)
Karin Nowak-Bailey, Manitoba Liaison, (18-20)
Anne Stepchuk, Minnesota Liaison, Walden University-Minnesota (15-17)
Samantha Kaiser, Nebraska Liaison, University of Nebraska-Omaha (15-17)
Katie Mehrer, North Dakota Liaison, University of Mary (16-18)
Jane Rose, Saskatchewan Liaison, University of Regina (15-17)
Holly Haddad, South Dakota Liaison & Awards Chair, University of South Dakota (15-17)
Meagan Hagerty, Emerging Leaders Program Liaison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (16-18)
Jason Wiegand, UAMP Liaison, University of Iowa (16-18)
Drew Puroway, UAMP Liaison, University of Saint Thomas (16-17)
Lyndsey Rice, University of Nebraska-Omaha, (402) 554-2370 (2016 Conf Chair)
Amy Dillard, Iowa Western Community College, (712) 325 3390 (2016 Conf Chair)
Joan Krush, North Dakota State University, (701) 231-2799 (2015 Conf Chair)
Samantha Kaiser, Awards Co-Chair, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Julie Nelson, Awards Co-Chair, University of Iowa
Amy Korthank, Former Region Chair, University of Iowa, (319) 353-2484 (2014-2016)

Region Conference Committee - 2018

Meagan Hagerty, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Conference Co-Chair
Jennifer Endres, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Conference Co-Chair
Brian Wollum, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Programs and Technology Chair
Amy Staloch, Minnesota State University-Mankato, Communication, Registration, and Volunteers Chair
Joanie Kyllo, University of St. Thomas, Hospitality and Venue Chair

Region 6 Operating Principles

Mission and Purpose

NACADA Mission: NACADA promotes student success by advancing the field of academic advising globally. We provide opportunities for professional development, networking and leadership for our diverse membership.

The Purpose of the Region: The Region’s purpose is to support NACADA’s mission by facilitating professional development activities, networking opportunities, leadership development, and member recruitment and service for the membership within their geographic area.

The regions propose activities to support academic advisors, faculty advisors and advising administrators within their geographic regions. Region members conduct annual region conferences, state, province or area drive-ins, promote NACADA membership and develop programs which fit the needs of their specific region.

Region Chairs, working with their steering committees, lead the functions of the regions. The following operating principles outline the responsibilities of the Region Steering Committee in accomplishing the work of the region and supporting NACADA’s mission.  

Here is a complete set of the Region 6 Operating Principles