LEADERSHIP DIRECTORY- REGION 3

The Mid-South Region consists of the following states - West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The Region has one Region Chair, and each state has a State Representative to promote NACADA and academic advising within the region and state; please contact any individual on the Board for more information regarding state and/or regional information.

Region Chair & Steering Committee

Name Institution Position
University of Tennessee-Knoxville (2017-2019) Region Chair
Suanne Early University of Kentucky Past Region Chair 2015-2017
Karen Hauschild College of Charleston Past 2018 Conference Chair
Jennifer Jones  Fairmont State University Awards Coordinator (2017-2019)
Erica Harper Clemson University Communication Co-Chair (2018)

Liaisons


Name Institution Position
Jennifer McLamb North Carolina State University North Carolina State Liason (2017-2019)
Rachel Quick University of Louisville Kentucky State Liaison (2015-2018)
Kristin Goodenow Clemson University South Carolina State Liaison (2016-2018)
Michelle Poland West Virginia University West Virginia State Liaison (2018)
Elizabeth Johnson University of Tennessee - Chattanooga Tennessee State Liaison (2017-2019)

Region Conference Committee - 2019

Name Institution Position
Jennifer Jones
(304) 367-4233
Fairmont State University Conference Co-Chair 
Dedra Cobb
(304) 367-4784
Fairmont State University Conference Co-Chair
Karen Hauschild College of Charleston Conference Chair
Jennifer Jones Fairmont State University Registration Co-Chair
Dedra Cobb Fairmont State University Registration Co-Chair
Cristy Landis College of Charleston Sub-Committee Chair for Registration, Hospitality, and Transporation
Vikki Bernotski University of Tennessee Cattanooga Registration, Hospitality, and Transportation
Carol Brasington Wilson Wofford College Registration, Hospitality, and Transportation
Jordan Flynn College of Charleston Registration, Hospitality, and Transportation
Ron "Smitty" Smith College of Charleston Registration, Hospitality, and Transportation
Marian Teachey ACED College Liaison Registration, Hospitality, and Transportation
Stephanie Leahy College of Charleston Sub-Committee Chair for Program Proposal and Selection
Diane Bowers College of Charleston Program Proposal and Selection
Twaina Harris Claflin University Program Proposal and Selection
Kelly Kernich Trident Technical College Program Proposal and Selection
Tieren Scott Central Piedmont Community College Program Proposal and Selection
Mary Trent College of Charleston Program Proposal and Selection
Frankie Weeks Coastal Carolina Program Proposal and Selection
Marilee Smith College of Charleston Exhibits, Donations, and Entertainment
Maggie Szeman College of Charleston Exhibits, Donations, and Entertainment
Anne Muldrow College of Charleston Sub-Committee Chair for Conference Promotion,
Julie Mulligan College of Charleston Conference Promotion,
Stephanie Brown College of Charleston Conference Promotion and Donations
Susan Gourdin College of Charleston Conference Promotion and Administrative Support
Wendy Stephens College of Charleston Sub-Committee Chair for Site Coordination
College of Charleston Site Coordination

Region 3 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 3 Operating Principles.