Region VII

Get Involved

NAFSA volunteers are essential to sustaining the strength of the field of international education and keeping Region VII vibrant. The Region VII team is comprised of volunteers who work hard to ensure we have an excellent conference experience and that all voices in our region are represented. Volunteering for a leadership position is also an excellent way to further your professional and personal growth. Please consider joining our team!

Current Region VII Leadership Openings

Note: This is a replacement appointment for one year from November 2018 - November 2019 to complete the current three-year term in progress. The term will take effect at the conclusion of the Region VII conference in    Memphis, TN. A new three-year term from November 2019 - November 2022 will begin at the conclusion of the Region VII conference in Orlando next year. The replacement ombudsperson is welcome to apply for the new term as well.

To apply: Qualified candidates should complete two steps:

  1. Submit this online application by October 15
  2. Email a personal letter of interest, a letter of support from your supervisor, and your CV to the current Regbud for Scholar Issues, Marisa Atencio at:

Future Region VII Leadership Team Positions

The following team member positions will be opening in 2019. Job descriptions, application form, contact and instructions will be available soon in late 2018. 

  • Communications Coordinator
  • Two-Year College Rep
  • International Education Leadership (IEL) Liaison
  • KC Liaison for Teaching, Learning, Scholarship (TLS)
  • KC Liaison for International Enrollment Management (IEM)
  • HBCU and MSI (Minority Serving Institution) Rep
  • State Reps for:  Georgia, Mississippi, N. Carolina, and Puerto Rico / USVI


If you are not ready to be a team member, please consider volunteering for other assignments using the Region VII Team Interest Form. Also use this form to indicate your interest in volunteering to join the Local Arrangements Committee for a conference in your state.

Below is a list of all Region VII team positions and their descriptions. (See above for positions that are currently open.)

Leadership Team

Knowledge Community (KC) & Advocacy Representatives

State Representatives

Download the state representative position description.

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Puerto Rico
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee