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NIRSA Member Network 2018-2019

Kristy Caldwell link=
Convener

Kristy Caldwell
Texas State University
 

Lynn Nester link=
Pro-Tem

Lynn Nester
University of Oregon
 

Laurie Braden link=
PPR

Laurie Braden
Louisiana State University
 

Derek Hottell link=
NIRSA Member

Derek Hottell
Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Wes Bonadio link=
NIRSA Member

Wes Bonadio
Ohio University
 

Karina Knutson link=
NIRSA Member

Karina Knutson
University of North Dakota
 

Kimberly Rottet link=
NIRSA Member

Kimberly Rottet
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
 

Devon Rembert link=
NIRSA Member

Devon Rembert
Temple University
 

Robert Gough link=
NIRSA Member

Robert Gough
William and Mary
 

Allie Bogard link=
Professional Member Less Than Five Years

Allie Bogard
Montana State University
 

Parker Anderson link=
Professional Member Less Than Five Years

Parker Anderson
San Diego State University
 

Benjamin Kohler link=
Professional Member Less Than Five Years

Benjamin Kohler
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
 

Jesse Sheets link=
Professional Member Less Than Five Years

Jesse Sheets
Mount Royal University
 

Kelly Ibele link=
Student

Kelly Ibele
University of Wyoming
 

Liz Feldman link=
Student

Liz Feldman
The Ohio State University
 

Riley Spenningsby link=
Student

Riley Spenningsby
University of Houston
 

Al Diaz link=
Open Seat

Al Diaz
University of Oregon
 

Alberto Bustamante link=
Open Seat

Alberto Bustamante
University of Alberta
 

Coulson Thomas link=
Open Seat

Coulson Thomas
Old Dominion University
 

Eric Barron link=
Open Seat

Eric Barron
Towson University
 

Ian Malmstadt link=
Open Seat

Ian Malmstadt

 

Jess Kiss link=
Open Seat

Jess Kiss
Bowling Green
 

Jodi Guthrie link=
Open Seat

Jodi Guthrie
Octane Fitness
 

Mallory Valentine link=
Open Seat

Mallory Valentine
University of Iowa
 

Shelby Smith link=
Open Seat

Shelby Smith
University of Vermont
 

Assembly Roster 2017-2018

Board of Directors’ Representative

Kristy Caldwell, CRSS
Kristy Caldwell, CRSSConvener BOD Representative (2017-2019)
Texas State University

Past Presidents’ Representative

Mick Deluca, CRSS, RCRSP
Mick Deluca, CRSS, RCRSPPast Presidents' Representative (2016-2018)
UCLA

NIRSA Members

Wes Bonadio
Wes BonadioNIRSA Member (2017-2019)
Ohio University
Marc Falkenstein
Marc FalkensteinNIRSA Member (2016-2018)
University of the Pacific
Derek Hottell
Derek HottellNIRSA Member (2017-2019)
Virginia Commonwealth University
Marc Iturriaga, RCRSP
Marc Iturriaga, RCRSPNIRSA Member (2016-2018)
Mount Royal University
Karina Knutson
Karina KnutsonNIRSA Member (2017-2019)
University of North Dakota
Lynn Nester, Ed.D., RCRSP
Lynn Nester, Ed.D., RCRSPNIRSA Member (2016-2018)
California State University – San Bernardino

NIRSA Professional Members (who have been members for less than five years)

Parker Anderson
Parker AndersonProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2017-2019)
San Diego State University
Allie Bogard
Allie BogardProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2017-2019)
Southern Oregon University
Lauren Brown, RCRSP
Lauren Brown, RCRSPProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2016-2018)
University of Colorado Denver
Jennifer Pecoraro
Jennifer PecoraroProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2016-2018)
Georgia Institute of Technology

NIRSA Student Members

Matt Holmquist
Matt HolmquistStudent Member (2017-2018)
Texas A&M University
Chance Ryon
Chance RyonStudent Member (2017-2018)
Belmont University
Laura Whiteley
Laura WhiteleyStudent Member (2017-2018)
Oakland University

Open Seats designated for non members or NIRSA members

Jodi Galucci
Jodi GalucciOpen Seat (2017-2018)
Cornell University
Christian Garcia
Christian GarciaOpen Seat (2017-2018)
Texas A&M International University
Scott Holmes
Scott HolmesOpen Seat (2017-2018)
Ohio State University
Tiffany Lomax
Tiffany LomaxOpen Seat (2017-2018)
Delaware State University
Rob Patchett, CRSS
Rob Patchett, CRSSOpen Seat (2017-2018)
Colorado State University
Ross Rodriguez, RCRSP
Ross Rodriguez, RCRSPOpen Seat (2017-2018)
University of Texas at Austin
Stephanie (Kloos) Smith
Stephanie (Kloos) SmithOpen Seat (2017-2018)
MIT

Assembly Roster, 2015-2016

Don Stenta, Ph.D.
Don Stenta, Ph.D.Board of Directors Rep., Convener
The Ohio State University
Tamra Garstka, CRSS
Tamra Garstka, CRSSPast Presidents' Representative
Arizona State University
Steve Gambino, Ed.D., RCRSP
Steve Gambino, Ed.D., RCRSPNIRSA Member (2014-2016)
West Chester University
Mike Schneider
Mike SchneiderNIRSA Member (2014-2016)
Centers at Moraine Valley Community College
Michael Giles, Jr., CRSS
Michael Giles, Jr., CRSSNIRSA Member (2015-2017)
Iowa State University
Jami Houston
Jami HoustonNIRSA Member (2015-2017)
University of Illinois
Marie VanBuskirk
Marie VanBuskirkNIRSA Member (2015-2017)
Oakland University
Jon Hager
Jon HagerProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2014-2016)
Mount St. Mary’s University
Whitney Hinshaw
Whitney HinshawProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2014-2016)
Montana State University-Bozeman
Trish Dorman
Trish DormanProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2015-2017)
University of Oregon
Brigitta Putman
Brigitta PutmanProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2015-2017)
Cornell University
Tori Allmendinger
Tori AllmendingerNIRSA Student Member (2015-2016)
Oklahoma State University
Mike Berdowski
Mike BerdowskiNIRSA Student Member (2015-2016)
Western Michigan University
Amanda Saccone
Amanda SacconeNIRSA Student Member (2015-2016)
James Madison University
Mike Chadee
Mike ChadeeOpen Seat (2015-2016)
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Thomas Deus
Thomas DeusOpen Seat (2015-2016)
University of Southern Mississippi
Arthur Olague
Arthur OlagueOpen Seat (2015-2016)
Texas A&M University- San Antonio
Lindsey Peckinpaugh
Lindsey PeckinpaughOpen Seat (2015-2016)
Sink Combs Dethlefs
Kim Rottet
Kim RottetOpen Seat (2015-2016)
CENTERS at Cleveland State University
Melanie Stawkey
Melanie StawkeyOpen Seat (2015-2016)
Ringling College of Art and Design
Aaron Tripp
Aaron TrippOpen Seat (2015-2016)
University of Minnesota

Assembly Roster, 2016-2017

Don Stenta, Ph.D.
Don Stenta, Ph.D.Board of Directors Rep., Convener (2016-2017)
The Ohio State University
Mick Deluca, CRSS, RCRSP
Mick Deluca, CRSS, RCRSPPast Presidents' Representative (2016-2018)
UCLA
Michael Giles, Jr., CRSS
Michael Giles, Jr., CRSSNIRSA Member (2015-2017)
Iowa State University
Jami Houston
Jami HoustonNIRSA Member (2015-2017)
Marie VanBuskirk
Marie VanBuskirkNIRSA Member (2015-2017)
Oakland University
Marc Falkenstein
Marc FalkensteinNIRSA Member (2016-2018)
University of the Pacific
Marc Iturriaga, RCRSP
Marc Iturriaga, RCRSPNIRSA Member (2016-2018)
Mount Royal University
Lynn Nester, RCRSP
Lynn Nester, RCRSPNIRSA Member (2016-2018)
East Tennessee State University
Trish Dorman
Trish DormanProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2015-2017)
University of Oregon
Brigitta Putnam
Brigitta PutnamProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2015-2017)
Cornell University
Lauren Brown, RCRSP
Lauren Brown, RCRSPProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2016-2018)
South Dakota State University
Jennifer Pecoraro
Jennifer PecoraroProfessional Member Less Than Five Years (2016-2018)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Samantha Proctor
Samantha ProctorStudent Member (2016-2017)
The College of William & Mary
Domonique Dunn
Domonique DunnStudent Member (2016-2017)
University of Kentucky
Chance Ryon
Chance RyonStudent Member (2016-2017)
University of West Florida
Tiffany Lomax
Tiffany LomaxOpen Seat (2016-2017)
George Washington University
Matt Grimm, RCRSP
Matt Grimm, RCRSPOpen Seat (2016-2017)
Stevenson University
Charles Judkins
Charles JudkinsOpen Seat (2016-2017)
Jackson State University
Jenny Larson
Jenny LarsonOpen Seat (2016-2017)
University of Wisconsin- La Crosse
Matthew Beck, RCRSP
Matthew Beck, RCRSPOpen Seat (2016-2017)
Oklahoma State University
Ross Rodriguez, RCRSP
Ross Rodriguez, RCRSPOpen Seat (2016-2017)
University of Texas at Austin
Matt McCarthy
Matt McCarthyOpen Seat (2016-2017)
Colorado State University
PositionTermFirst NameLast NameTitleInstitution/ CompanyEmail
Convener BOD rep2017-2019KristyCaldwellCRSSTexas State Universityemail
Past Presidents' Representative2016-2018MickDelucaCRSS, RCRSPUCLAemail
NIRSA Member2017-2019DerekHottellVirginia Commonwealth Universityemail
NIRSA Member2017-2019KarinaKnutsonUniversity of North Dakotaemail
NIRSA Member2016-2018LynnNesterEdD, RCRSPCalifornia State University - San Bernardinoemail
NIRSA Member2016-2018MarcIturriagaRCRSPMount Royal Universityemail
NIRSA Member2016-2018MarcFalkensteinUniversity of the Pacificemail
NIRSA Member2017-2019WesBonadioOhio Universityemail
Professional Member Less Than Five Years2017-2019AllieBogardSouthern Oregon Universityemail
Professional Member Less Than Five Years2016-2018JenniferPecoraroGeorgia Institute of Technologyemail
Professional Member Less Than Five Years2016-2018LaurenBrownRCRSPUniversity of Colorado Denveremail
Professional Member Less Than Five Years2017-2019ParkerAndersonSan Diego State Universityemail
Student Member2017-2018ChanceRyonUniversity of West Floridaemail
Student Member2017-2018LauraWhiteleyOakland Universityemail
Student Member2017-2018MattHolmquistTexas A&M Universityemail
Open seat2017-2018ChristianGarciaTexas A&M International Universityemail
Open seat2017-2018JodiGalucciCornell Universityemail
Open seat2017-2018RobPatchett CRSS
Colorado State Universityemail
Open seat2017-2018RossRodriguezRCRSPThe University of Texas at Austinemail
Open seat2017-2018ScottHolmesThe Ohio State University

email
Open seat2017-2018Stephanie(Kloos) SmithMITemail
Open seat2017-2018TiffanyLomaxDelaware State University
email
NIRSA Headquarters MemberMeganGranholmNIRSA HQemail