LEADERSHIP DIRECTORY- REGION 6

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-Moorhead, (218)-477-2247 (2016-2018)

Region Steering Committee - 2017

Yvonne Halden, University of Manitoba, Incoming Region 6 Chair (2018-2020) and 2017 Conference Chair
Amber Kargol, Iowa Liaison, Iowa State University (16-18)
Karin Nowak-Bailey, Manitoba Liaison, (18-20)
Katie Mehrer, North Dakota Liaison, University of Mary (16-18)
Martha Scott Johnson, Minnesota Liaison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (18-20)
Olivia Miller, Nebraska Liaison, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (18-20)
Samantha Wohletz, Communication Chair & Awards Chair, Dickinson State University (18-20)
Meagan Hagerty, Emerging Leaders Program Liaison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (16-18)
Jason Wiegand, UAMP Liaison, Des Moines Area Community College (16-18)
Drew Puroway, UAMP Liaison, University of Saint Thomas (16-17)
Open, Saskatchewan Liaison (18-20)
Matthew Badura, South Dakota Liaison, South Dakota State University (18-20)

Region Conference Chair - 2019

Holly Haddad, University of South Dakota, (605) 677-5542
Sherrie Bosse, University of South Dakota, (607) 677-5698

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