NACADA ELP Class 2017-2019

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New Emerging Leaders and Mentors met on October 11, 2017 at the Annual Conference in St Louis to create partnerships and begin development, conversation, and group-building. Partners developed goals pertaining to leadership in NACADA and will continue their work together over the two-year program.




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Nancy Roadruck
Kent State University


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Ivette Barbosa.jpgIvette Barbosa
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

Ivette's goals for the second ELP year are:

  • Connect with the 2020 Annual Conference (Puerto Rico) planning committee and offer to serve
  • Work with the PG23 translation group to move project forward for target completion summer 2019
  • Begin term as Region 5 State liaison - attend meetings and develop goals for Indiana
  • Reinstate and revive IIAN in Indiana as the source for academic advisors in the state
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John Sauter
Niagara University

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Rhonda Christian.jpgRhonda Christian
Durham College

Rhonda's goals for the first ELP year are:

  • NACADA Web Event: Core Competencies Webinars - Serve as member of the presenter panel for December 2017 and April 2018 webinars.
  • Collaborate on two presentation/poster proposals for 2018 Annual Conference
  • Collaborate with Canada Interest Group Chair to bring academic advisors at Canadian institutions to share best practices via virtual PD events for the year.
  • serve on Professional Development Committee (International Perspectives seat)
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Wendy Troxel
Kansas State University

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Twaina Harris,jpgTwaina Harris
Claflin University

Twaina's goals for the second ELP year are:

  • Conduct a virtual article review with NACADA members at other HBCUs
  • Continue to assist with launching an Emerging Scholar Mentoring Program
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Kyle Ross
Washington State University

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Brittany Hoover.jpgBrittany Hoover
University of Florida

Brittany's goals for the second ELP year are: 

  • Continue as Chair and grow/lead the First Generation Student Advising Community
  • Become an active new member of the Global Awards Committee
  • Write for AAT on First-Gen
  • Present with someone at 2019 Annual Conference 

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Amy Korthank
University of Iowa

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Sarah Maddox.jpgSarah Maddox
Colorado State University

Sarah's goals for the second ELP year are:

  • Make progress on hosting the 2020 Region 10 Conference in Colorado, including putting together a committee and finalizing site.
  • Present at the 2019 Super Regional with Matt Marking regarding the ELP.
  • Work with the NACADA EO to incorporate universal design information in materials given to presenters as they prepare for presentations at the regional and national levels.
  • Participate in the ELP-AB
  • Become a committee members of the IEC
  • Determine next steps in leadership after completing 2020 regional conference.
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Leah Panganiban
University of Washington

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Matt Markin.jpgMatthew Markin
California State University-San Bernardino

Matt's goals for the second ELP year are: 

  • Submit ELP presentation proposal for 2019 Region 9/10 Conference with Sarah Maddox
  • Continue to serve on the state conference steering committee for 2018-2019
  • Submit a presentation proposal for the 2019 International conference and/or Annual conference
  • Write a joint blog post with ELP mentor, Leah Panganiban
  • Get involved with the Technology Advising Community
  • Continue reading for the Awards Committee and explore opportunities for further involvement
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David Spight
University of California-Davis

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Tara Maloney.jpgTara Maroney
Hudson Valley Community College
(formerly University of Bridgeport)

Tara's goals for the second ELP year are: 

  • Create a communication template for the Distance Advising for Online Education Advising Community, which could be used as a template for other communities
  • Successfully meet the stated goals for the Distance Advising for Online Education Advising Community by empowering and working with the new, incoming steering commttee
  • Help plan and execute a successful Region One conference
  • Write an article for a NACADA publication
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Brandan Lowden
Pikes Peak Community College

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Shanna Pendergrast.jpgShanna Pendergrast
University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Shanna's goals for the second ELP year are:

  • Submit an article for potential publication in AAT
  • Volunteer with the Region 3 conference (read proposals, review awards, help at the conference)
  • Participate in Technology Advising Community project to enhance and update resources related to technology in advising
  • Apply for the Assessment Institute scholarship
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Amanda Mather
Texas A&M University-Qatar

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Wendy Schindler.jpgWendy Schindler
Gateway Community & Technical College

Wendy's goals for the second ELP year are:

  • Explore the NACADA C&SS for opportunities to speak/present
  • Explore opportunities to write for a NACADA publication
  • Begin serving on the ADC steering committee as a Cluster Rep
  • Continue to serve on the LGBTQA Advising & Advocacy Community steering committee
  • Continue to serve on the IEC
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Jennifer Joslin
Drury University

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CJ Venable.jpgCJ Venable
Kent State University

CJ's goal for the second ELP year are:

  • Run for Chair of the Theory, Philosophy, and History of Advising Community in 2019.
  • Complete the manuscript for Academic Advising and Trans Equity: Taking the Next Steps with Jennifer Joslin
  • Serve on the Conference Committee for the Region 5 regional conference in 2020

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