Service to Our Profession


Nikki Brown
Nikki Brown
Assistant Director, Academic Advising & Career Exploration

Kansas Academic Advising Network

Communication Coordinator, 2012-2014

Brett Bruner
Brett Bruner
Director, Transition & Student Conduct

ACPA - College Student Educators International

2017 Annual Conference - Commission on Admissions, Orientation & First Year Experience
Sponsored Educational Session Reviewer
saGROW Career Mentoring Program - Mentor
2014 Awards Reviewer, Commission on Admissions, Orientation & the First Year Experience

Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals

2017 Annual Conference Awards & Recognition Committee Member

Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Programs Professionals

Mentor, Mentorhsip Program, 2016-present
2016 National Conference Educational Session Reviewer
2016 Annual Conference Awards Reviewer

Association for Student Conduct Administration

2017 Annual Conference Educational Session Reviewer
2016 Annual Conference Educational Session Reviewer

Association of College & University Housing Officers-International

2015 Living Learning Programs Conference Educational Session Reviewer

National Association for Campus Activities

2013 National Convention Educational Session Reviewer
2013 Student Government-East Institute Staff Member
2012 Central Regional Conference Awards Selection Committee member
2012 Central Regional Conference Graphics Competition Selection Committee Member
Central Regional Volunteer Development Coordinator, 2011-12

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

2018 Annual Conference - Women in Student Affairs Knowledge Community - Sponsored
Educational Session Reviewer
2018 Strategies Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2018 Community Colleges Institute - Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Multicultural Institute: Advancing Equity and Inclusive Practice - Educational Session
Reviewer
National Center for First-Generation College Student Success Advocacy Group Member,
2017-present
Region IV-West SERVE Academy Coordinator, 2017-present
2017 Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community Awards Selection Committee
Member
2017 Closing the Achievement Gap: Student Success in Higher Education Conference -
Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Conference on College Men - Content Advisory Committee Member
2017 Symposium on Collegiate Financial Well-Being - Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Assessment & Persistence Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2017 National Innovation Grants - Peer Reviewer
2017 Symposium on Military-Connected Students - Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Strategies Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Annual Conference - General Interest Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Annual Conference - Parent & Family Relations Knowledge Community-Sponsored
Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Annual Conference - Student Affairs Fundraising & External Relations Knowledge
Community-Sponsored Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Annual Conference - Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs Knowledge
Community-Sponsored Educational Session Reviewer
National Co-Chair, Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Knowledge Community,
(2016-present)
2016 Region IV-West/East Conference - Conference Connections Mentor
2016 BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly - Educational Session Reviewer
2016 Region IV-West/East Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2016 New Professionals & Graduate Student Symposium - Facilitator
2016 Symposium on Military-Connected Students - Educational Session Reviewer
2016 Annual Conference - Student Affairs Partnering w/Academic Affairs Knowledge
Community - Sponsored Educational Session Reviewer
2016 Strategies Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2016 Annual Conference - SA Speakers and Members' Choice Committee Member
Excellence Awards - National Area Awards Chair for Enrollment Management, Financial Aid,
Orientation, Parents, Persistence, First Year, and Other (2015-present)
2016 Annual Conference - General Interest Educational Session Reviewer
2016 Annual Conference - Campus Safety Knowledge - Sponsored Educational Session
Reviewer
2015 Region IV-West Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
Member, Leader Advisory Institutions for NASPA's Lead Initiative on Civic Learning &
Democratic Engagement, 2015-present
2015 Multicultural Institute - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 Annual Conference - Student Affairs Partnering w/Academic Affairs Knowledge
Community - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 Mid-Level Administrators Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 New Professionals Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP) Graduate School Scholarship Reviewer
Mentor, Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community, 2015-present
2015 Assessment & Persistence Conference - Educational Reviewer
2015 Conference on College Men - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 NASPA Annual Conference #NASPAshares Reviewer
2015 International Symposium - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Prevention Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 Mental Health Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 Violence Prevention Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2014 National Careers in Student Affairs Month Essay Contest - Award Reviewer
2014 BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly - Educational Session Reviewer
Kansas Public Policy Representative, 2014-present
2014 Leadership Educators Institute - Educational Session Reviewer
2014 Student Affairs Fundraising & External Relations Conf. - Educational Session Reviewer
2014 Assessment & Persistence Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2014 Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2014 National Conf. for College women Student Leaders - Educational Session Reviewer
Member Engagement Coordinator, Parent & Family Relations Knowledge Community, 2013
Nominations Committee Member, Parent & Family Relations Knowledge Community, 2013
2013 Multicultural Institute - Educational Session Reviewer

NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention in Higher Education

2017 Region IV Conference Educational Session Reviewer
2017 Region IV Conference Scholarship & Awards Peer Reviewer
2017 Region IV Orientation Leader Institute - Lead Faculty Member
2017 National Retention Symposium - Faculty Member
Member, National Leadership Development Committee (2017-present)
2016 Annual Conference - Graduate Resume Critique Manager
2016 Annual Conference - Publications & Media Showcase Peer Reviewer
2016 Annual Conference - Scholarships & Awards Peer Reviewer
Chair, National Ad-Hoc Committee on Educational & Strategic Partnerships, 2016-present
2017 Annual Conference Program Chair Selection Committee Member
2016 Annual Conference Program Chair Selection Committee Member
2015 Annual Conference Scholarships & Awards Peer Reviewer
2015 Annual Conference Publications & Media Showcase Peer Reviewer
2015 Annual Conference Educational Session Reviewer
2015 Region IV Conference - Graduate Student Resume Critique Mentor
Publications & Media Showcase Review Task Force, 2015-present
Mentor, Mentorship Program, 2014-present
2015 Graduate Student Network Mock Interviewer
2014 Annual Conference - Graduate Resume Critique Mentor
2014 Annual Conference - Graduate Student Symposium Faculty Member
2014 Annual Conference Scholarships & Awards Reviewer
2014 Annual Conference Graduate Student Symposium Faculty Member
Board of Directors, 2010-2013
Nominations Committee, 2010-2013
Educational Initiatives Committee, 2014-present
2015 Annual Conference Chair
2014 Region IV Conference Host Selection Committee Member
2014 Region IV Conference - Graduate Student Resume Critique Mentor
2014 Region IV Conference CREW Member
2014 Graduate Student Network Mocker Interviewer
2013 Annual Conference Scholarships & Awards Reviewer
2013 Region IV Conference Graduate Student Resume Critique Mentor
2013 Annual Conference Educational Session Reviewer
Webinar Coordinator, Graduate Student Network, 2013
Annual Conference Advisory Committee, 2013-Present

Tau Sigma National Transfer Student Honor Society

Chapter Advisor Representative, National Scholarship Selection Committee, 2015-present

Curtis Burton
2017 NASPA NUFP Summer Intern for Student Life & Transition

Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Programs Professionals (AHEPPP)

2017 National Conference - Educational Session Reviewer

Tricia Cline

Tricia Cline
Director, Admissions

Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

Awards and Accolades Committee, 2013-2014
Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair, 2010-2011
College Planning Conference Committee, Chair, 2006-2008
Planning for College Certified Presenter, 2006-Present
Planning for College Committee, Chair, 2005-2006


Bob Duffy
Coordinator, Drug and Alcohol Wellness Network

The BACCHUS Network

Kansas State Coordinator

The Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol & Other Drug Issues

Kansas State/Territory Coordinator



Maureen Duffy
Graduate Assistant for New Student & Family Programs

NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

2017 Strategies Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
2016 BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly - Educational Session Reviewer

Mel Freiria
2017 NASPA NUFP Summer Intern for Student Life & Transition

Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Programs Professional (AHEPPP)

2017 National Conference - Educational Session Reviewer


John Gettemeyer
Graduate Assistant for Transition Initiatives & Student Conduct Outreach

NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

2016 Symposium on Military-Connected Students - Educational Session Reviewer
2016 BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 Region IV-West Conference - Educational Session Reviewer


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Patricia Griffin
Director, Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center

Kansas Academic Advising Network

Association Chairman, 2000-2001, 2013-2015
Board Member, 1999-2007

Kansas Board of Regents

Core Outcomes Chairman (Speech Communications) 2007-2008

National Academic Advising Association

Board of Directors, 2015-
Emerging Leader Mentor, 2013-2015
South Central Region 7 Chairman, 2003-2005, 2011-2013
South Central Region 7 Chairman, 2003-2005, 2011-2013
National Conference Committee, 2009
Finance Committee, 2005-2007
Summer Institute Advisory Board, 2004-2007
South Central Region 7 Steering Committee, 2002-2003, 2005-2007

North Central Association, Higher Learning Commission

Academic Quality Improvement Program, Peer Reviewer 2005-Present


Craig Karlin
Craig Karlin
Registrar

Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

President 2000-01

Kansas Board of Regents College Access Challenge Grant Committee

Member, 2008-Present

National Association of Student Financial Administrators Association

Leadership & Legislative Conference, Washington, DC. March 2014

USA Funds Kansas Advisory Committee

Member, 2002-Present

Joey Linn
Joey Linn
Vice President for Student Affairs

Kansas Board of Regents

2013-14 Co-Chair of the KBOR Transfer Articulation Advisory Committee

Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrar's and Admissions Officers

Strategic Planning Committee, 2011-12
President, 2000-2001



Edie McCracken

Edie McCracken
Director, Memorial Union

National Association for Campus Activities

Board of Directors, 2014-15
Institute Series Coordinator, 2009-Present
Central Region Logistics Coordinator, 2011

John Nicholson

Graduate Assistant for Off-Campus Life

NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

2016 Leadership Educators Institute - Educational Session Reviewer
2016 BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly - Educational Session Reviewer
2015 Region IV-West Conference - Educational Session Reviewer



Kenton Olliff
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Student Support Services

Elected to the status of Fellow of the American Institute of Stress, June 2014
Completed Service Members and Veterans on Campus: University Counseling Center Core
Competency (UC4) Training, April 2014

Kansas College Counseling Association

President, 2009-2010, 2011-Present

State of Kansas

Statewide Healthcare Coalition Steering Committee, 2013

Ann Ryan-Noble
Ann Ryan-Noble
Financial Administrator, KAMS

Kansas State Science & Engineering Fair Board

Treasurer, 2011-Present

Ashley Templeton
Graduate Assistant for New Student & Family Programs

NASPA: Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education

2018 NASPA Strategies Conference - Educational Session Reviewer


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