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Vice President for Student Affairs

Service to Our Profession

 
Jon Armstrong
Assistant Director, 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, 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
Assistant Director, Academic Advising & Career Exploration

     Kansas Academic Advising Network

           Communication Coordinator, 2012-2014

 


Brett Bruner
Director, Transition & Student Conduct

     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 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 Annual Conference Program Chair Selection Committee Member
              2016 Annual Conference Program Chair Selection Committee Member
              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

       ACPA - College Student Educators International

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

      Association of College & University Housing Officers-International

             2015 Living Learning Programs Conference Educational Session Reviewer

 

   
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

 

DJ Fox
Assistant Director, Facilities & Operations, Memorial Union

     Association of College Unions International (ACUI)

        2015 Region 2 Conference Planning Team
 

 

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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

 

Alma Hidalgo
Multicultural Admissions Counselor

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

         2015 Region IV Conference Committee - Marketing & Publications Co-Chair 


 

    
Craig Karlin 
Director, 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 

 

 


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


 

Kathryn Mayes
Coordinator, Disability Student Services

     AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability)

        Treasurer, KanAHEAD
 

  

 

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

 

Emily Meyer
Hall Director, McMindes Hall

     Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

         Professional Development and Training, Committee Member
         Membership Involvement, Committee Member

 
 
Alyssa Mustard
Graduate Assistant, Family & Transfer Engagement

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

        2015 Region IV Conference Committee - Marketing & Publications Co-Chair
 

 

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

 

         Foundation Committee
         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
Hall Director, Wiest Hall

     Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

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

 

Rachel Siebers
Graduate Assistant, Residential Life

     Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

         Participation in UMR ACUHO Case Study

 

Carol Solko-Olliff
Director, 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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