Leadership Directory - Region 10

Region 10 is comprised of members from academic institutions in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
News from state organizations will be posted, so please browse through Region 10 website to see updates. You will find links to the state organizations, professional development conferences, resources and grants. Please see our bylaws below for information on structure, vision and goals of NACADA Region 10.


Region Chair

Kelly J. Medley, Arizona State University, Region Chair (2016-2018)

Steering Committee

Carita Harrell, Arizona State University, Incoming Region Chair (2018-2020)
Mykel Beorchia, Utah State University, Awards Chair (2016-2018)
Kayla Armstrong-Alfstad, Casper College, 2-Year Wyoming Liaison (2016-2018)
Christina Anthony, University of New Mexico, 4-Year New Mexico Liaison (2017-2019)
Marcos Enriquez, Arizona State University, 4-Year Arizona Liaison (2017-2019)
Kaylee Roholt, Utah State University, 4-Year Utah Liaison (2017-2019)
Susan Scott, New Mexico Military Institute, 2-Year New Mexico Liaison (2017-2019)
Brandan Lowden, Pikes Peak Community College, 2-Year Colorado Liaison (2017-2019)
Sarah Banner, Mesa Community College, 2-Year Arizona Liaison (2017-2019)
Niki Weight, Utah State University, Technology Chair (2017-2019)
Anna Hegedus, Metropolitan State University of Denver, 4-Year Colorado Liaison (2017-2019)
Stephanie Miller, New Mexico State University, Communications Chair (2017-2019)
erin donohoe-rankin, Utah State University , Research and Scholarship Chair (2017-2019)

Region Conference Chairs - 2019

Kelly J. Medley, Arizona State University
Cheri Souza, Kapi'olani Community College
Tiana Loo, Leeward Community College

Conference Committee - 2019

Lauren Prepose-Forsen, University of Hawaii-Honolulu, Keynote and Pre-Conference Chair 
Amy Amper, Leeward Community College, Concurrent Sessions
Daniel Jensen, Weber State University, Concurrent Sessions 
Heather Takamatsu, Leeward Community College, Concurrent Sessions 
Kaylee Roholt, Utah State University, Poster Sessions 
Shalece Nuttall, Utah Valley University, Evaluation Committee
Kalei Ruiz, Leeward Community College, Evaluation Committee
Heather Takamatsu, Leeward Community College, Evaluation Committee
Melissa Jones, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Registration Committee
Meghan Paquette, Yavapai College, Conference Program
Kristy Yoshikawa, University of Hawaii, Conference Program
Reid Kuioka, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Technology
Rikki Mitsunaga, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Volunteer 
Alyssa Kapaona, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Wellness
Kealohi Perry, University of Hawaii-West Oahu, Location and Food
Kelly Medley, Arizona State University, Donations and Exhibits  
Shannon Sakaue, Kapi'olani Community College, Donations and Exhibits  
Leona Anthony, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Marketing and Promotion  
Elise Ross, Colorado State University, Marketing and Promotion
Rachel Mullins Veney, Honolulu Community College, Social Events and Entertainment


Region 10 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 10 Operating Principles