Region IV

About Region IV

NAFSA Region IV is one of NAFSA's 11 geographic regions. Each region is governed by an elected chair and a team of representatives from the various NAFSA professional sections and educator groups.

Interested in joining the NAFSA Region IV Team? View job descriptions for all NAFSA Region IV team positions.

Contact a regional team member based on their position responsibilities. Contact information can be found on the NAFSA member directory. For general inquiries, please email Region IV at nafsaregion4@gmail.com.

2018 Leadership Team

Chair

Chair-Elect

Rebecca Bahan
IEM
Fontbonne University

Greg Wymer
IEL
South Dakota State University

Past Chair

Treasurer

Michael Nelson
EA
Barcelona SAE

Bella Hettich
IEM
ELS Educational Services

Secretary

Communications Coordinator

Eynar Pineda
ISSS
Columbia College

Kat WorleyKat Worley
ISSS
Iowa State University

Conference Planner

Conference Local Arrangements

Alicia Kauffman
IEL
North Dakota State University

Deb Maertens
ISS
North Dakota State University

Knowledge Community & Advocacy Representatives

Student Regulatory Ombudsperson

Scholar Regulatory Ombudsperson

Sara JohnsonSara Johnson
ISSS
North Dakota State University

Becky ZamaBecky Zama
ISSS
Iowa State University

Public Policy Representative

Community & Two-Year College Representative

DesireeDesiree Waits
ISSS
Washington University in Saint Louis

Steve RudeSteve Rude
ISSS
Des Moines Area CC

International Enrollment Management Representative

International Student Scholar Services Representative

Becky HansonBecky Hanson
IEM
University of Iowa

Thomas Merlot
ISSS
Missouri Valley College

Education Abroad Representative

International Education Leadership Representative

Emily Dougherty
EA
University of North Dakota

Leigh NeysLeigh Neys
IEL

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Representative

 

Tara HarveyTara Harvey
True North Intercultural

 

State Representatives

Iowa Representative

Minnesota Representative

Karla McCollumKarla McCollum
IEL

Hannah Olevson
EA
Academic Programs International (API)

Missouri Representative

North Dakota Representative

Patrick ParnellPatrick Parnell
ISSS
Missouri State University

Libby ClaerboutLibby Claerbout
IEL
Minot State University

South Dakota Representative

 

Stacey Schmidt
ISSS
Northern State University

 

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