NACADA ELP Class 2016-2018

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New Emerging Leaders and Mentors met on October 5, 2016 at the Annual Conference in Atlanta 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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Kathie Sindt
Johns Hopkins University

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Quentin Alexander.jpgQuentin Alexander
Longwood University

Quentin's goals for his first ELP year are:

  • submit a research grant proposal for spring 2017 deadline
  • submit proposal for 2017 annual conference presentation
  • apply for Awards Chair for Region 2 steering committee
  • submit a manuscript to NACADA Journal
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Kathy Davis
Missouri State University

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Mehvash Ali.jpgMehvash Ali
American University of Sharjah

Mehvash's goals for her first ELP year are:

  • submit a proposal for preconference workship for annual conference
  • submit at least one article for publication
  • through involvement with Global Initiatives Committee and Diversity Committee, be a part of efforts to expand NACADA's global reach
  • maintain regular contact with my mentor
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Dawn Fettig 
University of Colorado-Boulder

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Tania Alvarez.jpgTania Alvarez
Old Dominion University

Tania's goals for her first ELP year are:

  • Research opportunities in all 3 NACADA divisions
  • Run for Region 2 Awards Chair
  • submit proposal for region conference presentation
  • continue participation in Advising Transfer Students Commission Steering Committee and Awards Selection Committee
  • submit proposal for annual conference presentation
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Theresa Hitchcock
University of Louisville

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Amy Brock.jpgAmalauna (Amy) Brock
Young Harris College

Amy's goals for her first ELP year are: 

  • write for the NACADA blog and/or AAT
  • run for LGBTQA Commission Chair in 2017
  • begin active engagement with Region 4

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Craig McGill
Florida International University

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Fabiola Mora.jpgFabiola Mora
Colorado State University

Fabiola's goals for her first ELP year are:

  • Get involved and work with the Commission for LGBTQA Advising and Advocacy to center experiences of people of color
  • Submit a proposal to the regional and/or annual conferences
  • Explore different avenues of writing and research within NACADA and submit work to one
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Kyle Ellis
University of Mississipi

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Shantalea Johns.jpgShantalea Johns
Wayne State University

Shantalea's goals for her first ELP year are: 

  • get more involved in Region 5
  • become active in two Commissions - Graduate & Professional Students and Advisor Training & Development
  • explore publication opportunities
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Rebecca Hapes
Texas A&M University

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Locksley Knibbs,jpgLocksley Knibbs
Florida Gulf Coast University

Locksley's goals for his first ELP year are: 

  • Join two Commissions - Theory, Philosophy & History of Advising and Advisor Training & Development
  • seek to join Diversity Committee
  • read proposals for Annual Conference
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Sally Garner
University of Oregon

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Patricia MacMillan.jpgPatricia MacMillan
University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Patricia's goals for her first ELP year are:

  • serve as Ontario liaison to Region 5 steering committee
  • present poster at Region 5 conference
  • present at annual conference
  • work towards running for Region 5 Chair
  • get involved with Canada Interest Group
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John Paul Regalado
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

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Mark Nelson.jpgMark Nelson
Oklahoma State University

Mark's goals for his first ELP year are:

  • have a successful Region 7 conference in Tulsa
  • accept nomination for Region 7 chair
  • submit webinar proposal for my grit presentation
  • develop a pre-conference presentation proposal for intuition presentation
  • charter a bus for state of Oklahoma to attend annual conference in St Louis
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Mandy Stephens
Carroll University

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Jen Plante.jpgJennifer Plante
Clark University

Jennifer's goal for her first ELP year are:

  • submit an article for publication
  • submit a presentation proposal for regional conference
  • get more involved with Region 1