Vice President for Student Affairs

Service to Our Profession

 
Jon Armstrong
Assistant Director of Admissions

       Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

           Audit Committee Chair, 2013-2014
           Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair, 2010-present
 

  
Vincent Bowhay
Assistant Director of the Memorial Union

   Hays Arts Council
        Board Member, 2014-2017

   National Association for Campus Activities
       
Institute Series Coordinator - 2014 to present
        Student Government Institute - East Coordinator, 2014
        Student Government Institute - East Staff Member, 2012, 2013

    National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
      
Co-chair, Parent and Family Relations Knowledge Community, 2014-2016
       National Convention Educational Session Reviewer - 2013, 2014  

    North American Interfraternity Conference
        UIFI Facilitator - 2011

    Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
       
Higher Education Initiative Task Force, 2014
        Alumni Volunteer Corporation Member At Large, KS Zeta, 2013-present
 
    Washburn University Alumni Board of Directors
        Member, 2012-13

 


Nikki Brown
Coordinator of Exploratory Student Advisement & Career Exploration

     Kansas Academic Advising Network

           Communication Coordinator, 2012-2014

 


Brett Bruner
Director of Persistence & Retention

     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

             
2015 Annual Conference - Student Affairs Partnering w/Academic Affairs Knowledge
                   Community - Educational Session 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

              2016 Annual Conference Program Chair Selection Committee Member
              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

       ACPA - College Student Educators International

             saGROW Career Mentoring Program - Mentor
             2014 Awards Reviewer, Commission on Admissions, Orientation & the First Year Experience

 

   
Tricia Cline
Director of 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

 

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Patricia Griffin
Director of the 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

        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 
Director of Financial Assistance

    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 

 

Kathryn Mayes
Coordinator, Disability Student Services

     AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability)

          Treasurer, KanAHEAD

 


Joey Linn 
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Enrollment Management

   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

 


Tisa Mason
Vice President for Student Affairs

     Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values

          Board Member, 2010-Present
          2912 Fraternity Executives Association Distinguished Service Award    

     Center for the Study of the College Fraternity

          Board Member, 2009-Present
          Treasurer, 2009-2011
          President, 2011-Present

    National Association for Student Personnel Administrators

          Faculty, 2010 Alice Manicur Symposium for Women Aspiring to Be Senior Student Affairs Officers
          Co-Coordinator of Programming, Fraternity and Sorority Knowledge Community, 2010-2011
          NASPA Region IV-West Awards & Exemplary Programs Coordinator, 2010-2013
          Director of Professional Standards Division, 2011-Present
          Board of Directors, 2011-2013

      North-American Interfraternity Conference Foundation

           President, 2003-2004
           Awards Committee, 2010

    Sigma Kappa Foundation

        Trustee, 2006-2010

 


Edie McCracken
Director of the Memorial Union  

    National Association for Campus Activities 

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

 

Emily Meyer
Director, McMindes Hall

     Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

        Membership Involvement, Committee Member

 

Keegan Nichols
Keegan Nichols
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Student Life

      National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

         NASPA AVPSA Steering Committee, Kansas Representative
         Co-Chair of Programs, NASPA Region IV-West Conference, 2013

 


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

 

Becky Peterson
Director, Residential Life

     NASPA Region-IV West

          Parent and Family Knowledge Community Chair 
          Nominations Committee for Parent and Family Knowledge Community Chair

     Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

         Professional Development and Training Committee Member
         Programming Committee - 2012-13

 

   
Ann Ryan-Noble
Financial Administrator, KAMS

    Kansas State Science & Engineering Fair Board

         Treasurer, 2011-Present

 

Alex Shaw 
Alex Shaw
Residential Hall Director

     Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

        Sponsors and Events Committee Member  
        Professional Development & Training - 2012-13

 

Carol Solko-Olliff
Director of International Student Services

Kansas Board of Regents

        eTranscript Advisory Council, 2010-present    

Kansas International Educators

        2009 Conference Chairman

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

        Region II Conference Planning Team, 2012  
        Kansas Representative for Region II; 2009-2010
        Kansas International Educators Chairman, 2009-2010

 

Kathryn Wallert
Counselor, Kelly Center

     OPTIONS, Board of Directors President, 2014-present

 

 

   

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