Leadership

Higher Education Consortium for Student Affairs Certification Board of Directors

  • Tess Barker, Executive Director, Association for Student Conduct Adminstration (ASCA)
  • Jason Bergeron, Executive Director, Association for Fraternity and Sorority Advisors (AFA)
  • Mary DeNiro, CEO, ACUHO-I
  • Amber Shaverdi Huston, Executive Director, National Association for Campus Activities (NACA)
  • Kevin Kruger, President, NASPA
  • Quincy Martin, III, Associate Professor, Governors State University
  • Edward Martinez, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Suffolk County Community College
  • John Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, ACUI
  • Kendal Washington-White, Vice Provost - Campus Life & Dean of Students, University of Arizona
  • Pam Watts, Executive Director, NIRSA 

Higher Education Consortium for Student Affairs Certification Staff

Campus Activities Specialty Certification Committee (2023-2025)

  • (Chair) Quantá Taylor, Executive Director, Student Involvement, University of Louisville
  • Becky Riopel, Director of Student Life, Cascadia College
  • Stephen Rogers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Collins College
  • Dorsey Spencer, Dean of Students, Colgate University
  • Lance Thompson, Assistant Director of Student Involvement for Campus Activities, Carthage College

Campus Housing and Residential Life Specialty Certification Committee (2023-2025)

  • (Chair) Chris MacDonald, Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Well-Being, University of Central Florida
  • Torry Brouillard-Bruce, Senior Director for Student Housing, University of San Francisco
  • Rob Engblom, Associate Director for Resident Learning, Baylor University
  • Kirsten Kennedy, Associate Vice President for the Residential Experience, University of South Carolina
  • Ian Miller, Director of Residence Life, Central Washington University

Campus Recreation Specialty Certification Committee (2023-2025)

  • (Chair) Sheena Harvey, Director, Fitness & Recreational Sports Department, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Calvin Diggs, Director of Campus Recreation, St. Cloud State University
  • Sarah Hardin, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
  • Alexander Rocco Accetta, Executive Director, Recreation and Wellness, Stanford University
  • Becky Todd, Assistant Vice Chancellor & Executive Director of University Recreation, University of Arkansas
  • Nathan McKinnis, Managing Director, Recreation Programs , Duke University

College Unions Specialty Certification Committee (2023-2025)

  • (Chair) bill harcleroad, Director of Campus Activities & Leadership, SUNY Oneonta
  • James Ball, Associate Director, Operations Centennial Student Union, Minnesota State University Mankato
  • Alison Doehring, Director, ZipAssist, The University of Akron
  • Ofelia Dominguez, Director, Union Services, The University of Texas at El Paso
  • Jeffrey Dunbar, Director of Auxiliary Services & Campus Operations, Houston Community College – Northwest
  • Jeff Pelletier, Director, Ohio Union Operations and Events, The Ohio State University
  • Úna Redmond, Director, Office of Student Life, Dublin City University

Fraternity and Sorority Life Specialty Certification Committee (2023-2025)

  • (Chair) Jess Turuc, Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. The University of Mississippi
  • Arthur Doctor, Dean of Students, Claflin University
  • Corey Esquenazi, Director of Health and Safety, Theta Chi Fraternity
  • Brian Joyce, Assistant Dean of Student Life. The George Washington University
  • Leslie Schacht Drey, Associate Dean of Student Belonging, Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life, Oregon State University

Student Conduct Administration Specialty Certification Committee (2023-2025)

  • (Chair) Lisa Martin, Director of Student Conduct, Marshall University
  • Jay Arellano, Student Conduct Officer, Texas State University
  • Brett Fuchs, Associate Dean of Students, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Steven Mosley, Coordinator for Student Integrity and Conduct, Northern Virginia Community College
  • Mary Kate Pietras, Director of Community Values & Student Conduct, Denison University
  • Darius Thomas, Director of Student Conduct & Title IX, Valdosta State University

Inclusion, Equity and Engagement Committee (2023-2025)

  • Lauren Brown, Director, Student Recreation, Red Rocks Community College
  • Anthony Davis, AVP of Student Engagement/Dean of Students, Georgia State University
  • Amy Liss, Director, Multicultural Affairs, UMass-Lowell
  • Demarcus Merritt, Sr., Assistant Director for Belonging and Engagement, George Mason University
  • Trenton Nettles, Director of Undergraduate and University Affairs, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated
  • Ebony Ramsey, Director for Research Advisory Services, EAB

Ethics Committee (2023-2025)

Appeals and Program Complaints

  • Olan Garrett, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Temple University
  • Adam Frank, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Student Life, SUNY-Westchester Community College
  • Chad Garland, Director of University Center and Conference Services, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Heather Kilšanin, Director-Student Conduct and Ethical Development, University of South Florida
  • Joe Koluder, Assistant Dean of Residential Engagement and Community Standards, Pitzer College
  • Joseph Lizza, Director, Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities, Rowan University
  • Laura Monroe, Executive Director of Campus Recreation, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Kaitlin Wimmer, Director of Student Accountability and Conflict Resolution, University of Central Oklahoma

Content and Assessment Development Volunteers

Volunteers List.jpgThe Certification Consortium expresses its gratitude and appreciation to the hundreds of volunteer leaders involved in the multi-year certification development process between 2020 and 2022. These groups encompass student affairs graduate preparation faculty and practitioners across diverse institutional types, functional areas, and professional levels. The wisdom, dedication, and time of these talented educators and practitioners contributes directly to a robust certification program to serve the student affairs and services profession. Please see the full listing of volunteer leaders involved in content and assessment development here.