The Southeast Region 4 consists of the following: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi, and the Caribbean. The Region has one Regional Representative, and each area has a 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
Auburn University Region Chair (2018-2020)
Brad Blitz Georgia State University Past Region Chair (2018-2019)
Ellen Murkison Georgia Institute of Technology Awards Committee Chair (2018-2020)
Vacant   Budget Chair
Karen Higgs Georgia College & State University Communication Chair (2018-2020)
Lindsey Byrd Pensacola State College Mentor/Mentee Program Chair (2017-2019)
Vacant   Research Committee Chair
Erin Weston Georgia College & State University Social Justice & Diversity Chairs (2018-2020)
Danielle Bostick University of Georgia Social Justice & Diversity Chairs (2018-2020)
Meredith Jones Auburn University Social Media Chair (2017-2019)
Kennesaw State University Technology Chair (2017-2019)



Name Institution Position
Angela Moore University of South Florida Florida Liaison (2017-2019)
Sadé Tramble Georgia State University Georgia Liaison (2018-2020)
Candace Vann Auburn University Alabama Liaison (2017-2019)
Emily Shaw Mississippi State University, Mississippi Liaison (2018-2020)
Vacant   Caribbean Liaison 

Region Conference Committee - 2019

Name Institution Position
Candi Vann
(334) 844-4310
Auburn University Conference Chair
Ellen Murkison Georgia Institute of Technology Awards Chair
Marlye Armstrong Auburn University Communications Chair
Katie Cooper Auburn University Donations Chair
Whitney Washington University of South Alabama Entertainment/Social Activities
Rob Kulick Auburn University Evaluations
Stephanie Wood Auburn University Hospitality
Blake Kirk Auburn University Program
Judy Sanders Auburn University Proposals
Tameka Thomas University of South Alabama Registration
Clint Lovelace Auburn University Vendors/Exhibitors
Michelle Allen Auburn University Volunteers
Jonathan Hallford
Auburn University Region Chair

Region 4 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 4 Operating Principles