Vice President for Student Affairs

Service to Our Profession

Jon Armstrong
Assistant Director of Admissions

       Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

           Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair, 2010-present


Vincent Bowhay
Coordinator of Student Involvement and Greek Life

    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 Undecided Student Advisement & Career Exploration

     Kansas Academic Advising Network

           Membership and Communication Steering Committee, 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

Kansas Public Policy Representative, 2014-present
              2014 Student Affairs Fundraising & External Relations Conference - Educational Session
              2014 Assessment & Persistence Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
              2014 Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
              2014 National Conference for College women Student Leaders - Educational Session
              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
              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


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


Jenna Day
Jenna Day
McMindes Hall Director

     2014 Faculty/Staff Program Co-Chair, American Association of University Women (AAUW), Fort
     Hays State University Chapter
     Secretary Advisor, Omicron Delta Kappa
     2013 Co-Chair, annual KARA Leadership Conference
     2014 UMR-ACHU"HO Assessment and Information Management (AIM) Conference
     Recruitment Advisor & Sisterhood Advisor, Epsilon Mu Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta
     American Association of University Women (AAUW), Faculty/Staff Membership Committee,


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
        National Conference Committee, 2009
        Finance Committee, 2005-2007
        Summer Institute Advisory Board, 2004-2007
        South Central Region 7 Steering Committee, 2002-2003, 2005-2007
        South Central Region 7 Conference Co-Chair, 2004

    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

Rebecca Lee 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

          Programming Committee - 2012-13


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


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

    Kansas College Counseling Association

        President, 2009-2010, 2011-Present

    State of Kansas

        Statewide Healthcare Coalition Steering Committee, 2013


Ann Ryan-Noble
Financial Administrator, KAMS

    Kansas State Science & Engineering Fair Board

         Treasurer, 2011-Present


Tina Scott
Director, Student Health Center

   Central College Health Association

     Vice President, 2013

   Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

          President-Elect of Nu Zeta, 2012


Alex Shaw 
Alex Shaw
Director, Custer Hall

     Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

          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