LEADERSHIP DIRECTORY- REGION 7

The South - Central Region consists of the following states - Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Region has one Regional Representative, 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

Christina Bowles, Missouri State University, 417-836-5258

Region Steering Committee - 2018

Christina Bowles, Region Chair, Missouri State University (2017-2019)
Terrance McClain, Texas Liaison, Texas State University (2017-2019)
Nik Rowan, ARKAAN, University of Arkansas (2018-2020)
Jared Burton, Kansas Liaison, Emporia State University (2017-2019)
Amanda Kossuth, MACADA, Missouri Science and Technology (2018-2020)
Megan Denney, OACADA, University of Oklahoma (2018-2020)
Anthony Oster, Louisiana Liaison, Louisiana State University (2017-2019)
Sam Murdock, Immediate Past Chair, Texas A&M University
Mark Nelson, Communications Coordinator, Oklahoma State University (2017-2019)
Vacant, Budget Coordinator (2018-2020)
Brittany Wise, 2020 Conference Chair, Missouri State University
Barbara Smith, 2019 Conference Chair, University of Texas San Antonio
Autumn Parker, 2018 Conference Chair, University of Arkansas

 

Region Conference Co-Chairs - 2019

Barbara Smith, University of Texas at San Antonio, (210) 458-5586
Angelica M. Barrera, University of Texas at San Antonio,  (210) 458-4302

Region Conference Committee - 2019

Barbara Smith, Conference Co-Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Angelica M. Barrera, Conference Co-Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Carol Pollard, Proposal Committee Chair, University of North Texas
Claudia Trevino, Proposal Committee Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Betsy Haddad, Pre-Conference Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Lupe Sudano, Promotions and Marketing Chair, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Temple Carter, Promotions and Marketing Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Trina Menefee, Registration On-site Committee Chair, Stephen F. Austin State University
Brittany Gordon, Registration On-site Committee Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
April Lawver, Hospitality Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Sabina Kapoor, Hospitality Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Monica Glover, Volunteer Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Willie Johnson, Volunteer Chair, South Texas College
Jackie Loden, Keynote Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Stacy Chou, Evaluations Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Sylvia Mansour, Evaluations Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Breanna Flores, Entertainment Chair, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Sarah Sanchez, Entertainment Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Sonia Jasso, Program Scheduling Chair, University of the Incarnate Word
Billy Harris, Program Committee Chair, Stephen F. Austin State University
Suzanne Stokes, Program Committee, University of Texas at San Antonio
Jeremy Thomas, Exhibitor Chair, Oklahoma City Community College
Rebecca Hapes, Exhibitor Chair, Texas A&M University
Dainon Deviney, Service Project Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio
Sabina Kapoor, Service Project Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio


Region 7 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 7 Operating Principles