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2022-24

NAGAP Governing Board

NAGAP Governing Board

The Board of Directors is made up of elected officers and appointed directors who are responsible for running the organization by adhering to the Bylaws and Standards adopted by the organization.

Note: Roles and responsibilities for each director, outside the scope of their work on the Governing Board, will be defined at the July Strategic Planning meeting. 

 

Officers

President

Kristen Sterba-1

Kristen Sterba 
Associate Provost for Students and Administration


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
(501) 296-1275
kmsterba@uams.edu

Treasurer

Jamie Grennon

Jamie Grenon
Director of Graduate Programs


Bryant University
Smithfield, RI
(401) 232-6707
jgrenon@bryant.edu

Vice President

Naronda Wright

Naronda Wright
Director of Graduate Admissions Operations


Augusta University
Augusta, GA
narwright@augusta.edu

Immediate Past President

Jeremiah Nelson

Jeremiah Nelson
Assistant Professor of Management


Catawba College
Salisbury, NC
(704) 637-4723
jsnelson21@catawba.edu

Secretary

Brett DiMarzo

Brett DiMarzo
Director of Graduate Enrollment Digital Strategy


Boston College
Boston, MA
dimarzob@bc.edu

Executive Director

marla schrager

Marla Schrager, CAE
Executive Director


NAGAP
marla@nagap.org

Directors

Education

Fran Reed

Fran Reed
Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing 


Neumann University
Aston, PA
(610) 558-5615
reedf@neumann.edu

Membership

Ryan Taughrin

Ryan Taughrin
Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management


University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education
Buffalo, NY
(716) 645-9042
ryantaug@buffalo.edu

Professional Development

Katie Beczak

Katherine Beczak 
Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Success

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
(585) 475-6768

External Relations and Partnerships

Keith Ramsdell

Keith Ramsdell
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing

Ashland University
Ashland, OH
(419)289-5397

Publications

Melissa Sersland

Melissa Sersland 
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid


Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
(847) 491-5042
melissa.sersland@gmail.com

Annual Conference

Brian Desrossiers-Tam

Brian Derossiers-Tam
Assistant Dean-School of Graduate Studies 

University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
(416)946-3102
brian.desrosierstam@utoronto.ca

Research

Amanda Ostreko 22

Amanda Ostreko 
Assistant Vice Provost, Director of Graduate Enrollment Management

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
(785) 864-2932

Chapters

Katie-Ann mason

Katie-Ann Mason
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions

Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA

Marketing & Communications

Michael Merriam

Michael Merriam
Assistant Dean/Director of Graduate and Continuing Education Recruitment

Framingham State University
Framingham, MA
(08) 626-4502

Past Presidents and Governing Boards

2020-22

2018-20

2016-18

2014-16

2012-14

2010-12

2008-10

2006-08

2004-06

2002-04

2001-02

2000-01

1998-2000

1996-98

1994-96

1992-94

1990-92

1988-90

Jeremiah Nelson

Kristen Sterba (Vice President)
Naronda Wright (Secretary)
Andrew Kim (Treasurer)
Keith Ramsdell (Immediate Past President)
Gregg Henderschiedt (Education Chair)
Ryan Taughrin (Membership Chair)
Amanda Ostreko (Professional Development Chair)
Jennifer Kulbeck (Special Projects Chair)
Melissa Sersland (Publications Chair)
Mary Pascarella (Annual Conference Chair)
Paula Baker (Research Chair)
Dana Mordecai (Chapters Chair)
Katherine Beczak (Marketing and Communications Chair)

 

Keith Ramsdell

Jeremiah Nelson (Vice President)
Julia Deland (Immediate Past President)
Andrew Kim (Treasurer)
Teisha Johnson (Secretary)
Marcus Hanscom (Education Chair)
Sara Pettingill (Membership Chair)
Amanda Ostreko (Professional Development Chair)
Jennifer Kulbeck (Special Projects)
Raymond Lutzky (Publications Chair)
Naronda Wright (Annual Conference Chair)
Dana Mordecai (Chapters Chair)
Paula Baker (Research Chair)
Katherine Beczak (Marketing & Communications Chair)

Julia Deland

 
Keith Ramsdell (Vice President)
Jeremiah Nelson (Treasurer)
Teisha Johnson (Secretary)
James Crane (Immediate Past President)
Katie Beczak (Professional Development Chair)
Jennifer Kulbeck (Publications Chair)
Dave Fletcher (Membership Chair)
Dean Tsantir/Paula Baker (Research Chair)
Cammie Baker Clancy (Education Chair)
Raymond Lutzky, Director at Large
Renanda Dear, Director at Large
Jahmaine Smith, Director at Large
Andrew Kim, Director at Large

James N. Crane

Julia Deland (Vice President)
Jeremiah Nelson (Treasurer)
Josh LaFave (Secretary)
Keith Ramsdell (Professional Development Chair)
Teisha Johnson (2015 Annual Conference Chair)
Renanda Wood Dear (2016 Annual Conference Chair)
Jennifer Kulbeck (Publications Chair)
Kittie Pain (Membership Committee Chair)
Matt Cipriano (Research and Global Issues Chair)
Sarah Petrakos (Chapter Chair)
Linda Horisk (Education Chair)
Marcus Hanscom (Technology Chair)
Valerie Robinson (Diversity & Inclusion Chair)

James N. Crane

Julia Deland (Vice President)
Joanne Canyon-Heller (Immediate Past President)
Sarah Petrakos (Treasurer)
Kristen Sterba (Secretary)
Francesa Reed (Marketing & Social Media Committee Chair)
Keith Ramsdell (Professional Development Chair)
Marcus Hanscom (Online Education Chair)
Anna Jordan (2013 Annual Conference Chair)
Teisha Johnson (2014 Annual Conference Chair)
Jennifer Kulbeck (Publications Chair)
Judith Baker (Membership Committee Chair)
Josh LaFave (Research and Global Issues Chair)
Cammie Baker Clancy (Chapter Chair)
Dave Fletcher (Education Chair)

Joanne Canyon-Heller

James Crane (Vice President)
Jeffery T. Johnson (Immediate Past President)
Sarah Petrakos (Treasurer)
Debbie Lesperance (Secretary)
Felicia L. Townsend (Marketing Communication Committee Chair)
Cammie Baker-Clancy (Professional Development Chair)
Francesa Reed (2011 Annual Conference Chair)
Julia Bourquin Deland (2012 Annual Conference Chair)
Colleen Flynn Thapalia (Publications Chair)
Judith Baker (Membership Committee Chair)
Kristen Sterba (Research and Global Issues Chair)
Anna B. Jordan (2013 Annual Conference Chair)
Daniel J. Bennett (Education Chair)

Jeffery T. Johnson

Joanne Canyon-Heller (Vice President)
Thomas Rock (Immediate Past President)
Nancy Knight (Secretary)
Dave Fletcher (Treasurer)
Daniel Bennett (Education Chair)
Cammie Baker-Clancy (Professional Development Chair)
Debbie Lesperance (2009 Annual Conference Chair)
Julia Bourquin Deland (2010 Annual Conference Chair)
James Crane (Marketing and Membership Relations Chair)
Colleen Flynn Thapalia (Publications Chair)
Lisa Davis (External Relations Chair)
Christiane Roth (International Relations Chair)
Kristen Sterba (Research and Global Issues Chair)

Thomas P. Rock

Jeffery Johnson (Vice President)
Carolyn Payne (Past President)
Dave Fletcher (Treasurer)
Harry Byerly (Secretary & 2007 Annual Conference Chair)
Lisa Davis (2008 Annual Conference Chair)
Thomas Evans (External Relations Chair)
Rick Liston (Technology Services Chair)
John Bury (Publications Chair
Joanne Canyon-Heller (Marketing and Membership Relations Chair)
Ann Bruno (Professional Development Chair)
Nancy Knight (Research and National Issues Chair)

Carolyn Payne

Thomas Rock (Vice President)
Dave Fletcher (Treasurer)
Joanne Canyon-Heller (Secretary)
Kristin Williams (Past President)
Thomas Evans (Parliamentarian)
Debra Harris (Annual Conference Chair)
John Drew (Technology Services Chair)
Julia Carlson (Membership Chair)
John Bury (Publications Chair)
Susan Barnes (Marketing Chair)
Donald Resnick (Professional Development Chair)
Susan Repine (Research and National Issues Chair)
Donald Shaw (Archivist)

Kristin Williams

Donald Resnick (Vice President)
Karen Swenson (Treasurer)
Joanne Canyon-Heller (Secretary)
Demetrius Greer (Parliamentarian)
Glenn Berman (Annual Conference Chair)
John Drew (E-Communication Chair)
Carolyn Payne (Membership Chair)
Patricia Baron (NAGAP Perspectives Chair)
Thomas Rock (Marketing Chair)
Ellen Driscoll (Professional Development Chair)
Jeffery Johnson (Research and National Issues Chair)
John Noonan (Special Projects Chair)

Marianne Gramza

Kim Bunch (Treasurer)
Jeffery Johnson (Secretary)
Barbara Baily (Joanne Nagy)
Donald Resnick (Parliamentarian)
Thomas Rock (Annual Conference Chair)
Thomas Evans (Graduate Fair Calendar Chair)
Kristin Williams (Membership Chair)
Patricia Baron (Journal Chair)
John Noonan (Professional Development Chair)
Carolyn Payne (Research and National Issues Chair)

Joanne Nagy

Marianne Gramza (Vice President)
Kim Bunch (Treasurer)
Jeffery Johnson (Secretary)
Barbara Baily (Past President)
Donald Resnick (Parliamentarian)
Thomas Rock (Annual Conference Chair)
Thomas Evans (Graduate Fair Calendar Chair)
Kristin Williams (Membership Chair)
Patricia Baron (Journal Chair)
John Noonan (Professional Development Chair)
Carolyn Payne (Research and National Issues Chair)

Barbara Baily

Joanne Nagy (Vice President)
Kim Bunch (Treasurer)
Craig Pilant (Secretary)
Donald Resnick (Past President)
Marianne Gramza (Parliamentarian)
Jeffery Johnson (Membership Chair)
Stan Fasci (Annual Conference Chair)
John Augusto (Research Chair)
Patricia Baron (Journal Editor)
Carolyn Payne (National Issues Chair)
John Noonan (Professional Development Chair)

Donald Resnick

Barbara Baily (Vice President)
Karen Swenson (Treasurer)
Deborah Mulford Rohovit (Secretary)
Marianne Gramza (Parliamentarian)
Glenn Berman (Past President)
Cynthia Thomas-O'Dell (Membership Chair)
Joanne Nagy (Annual Conference Chair)
Linda Putchinsky (Research Committee)
Kristin Williams (Nation Issues Committee)
Lynne Goldberg (Diversity & Human Relations Chair)
John Noonan (Professional Development Chair)
Kim Bunch (Journal Editor)

Glenn Berman

Gael Minton (Vice President)
Donald Resnick (Treasurer)
Kay Reed (Secretary)
Kristin Williams (Parliamentarian)
George Abraham (Past President)
Marianne Gramza (Annual Conference Chair)
Craig Pilant (Graduate Fair Series Chair)
Barbara Baily (Membership Chair)
David Behrs (Journal Editor)
Joanne Nagy (Research Chair)
Farrell Brown (Nation Issues Chair)
Cynthia Thomas-O'Dell (Diversity & Human Relations Chair)

George Abraham

Judith Reynolds (Vice President)
John Noonan (Treasurer)
Kathleen Anderson (Secretary)
Donald Shaw (Parliamentarian)
Judith Beals (Past President)
Donald Resnick (Annual Conference Chair)
Paul Mallett (Graduate Fair Series Chair)
Glenn Berman (Membership Chair)
Drina Lynch (Research Chair)
Gael Minton (Journal Editor)

Judith Beals

George Abraham (Vice President)
Judith Reynolds (Treasurer)
Deborah Benvenger (Secretary)
John Noonan (Parliamentarian)
Donna Krivis (Annual Conference Chair)
Paul Mallett (Graduate Fair Series Chair)
Joseph Spellman (Membership Chair)
Letitia Bingham (Journal Editor)

Donald J. Shaw

George Abraham (Treasurer)
Norman E. Puffett (Editor)

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