International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community


The International Enrollment Management (IEM) Knowledge Community (KC) addresses the needs of professionals working in admissions, recruitment, enrollment management, marketing, credential evaluation, intensive English programs, sponsored program administration, and overseas advising and counseling. IEM is essential for institutions that wish to create a successful international enrollment strategy. The IEM KC networks offer discussion forums and a resource library connecting international education professionals worldwide.

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Mission Statement

The IEM KC is a dynamic community that provides leading-edge knowledge for international education professionals in recruiting, admissions, preparation, and international enrollment management.

Leadership Team

NAFSA members may contact leaders through the online membership directoryMembers Only. Nonmembers can contact leaders by submitting a request form to one of the network leaders listed below.

Matthew Beatty, Chair
Concordia College

Dana Brolley, Chair-elect
Seattle University

    KC IEM Leadership Team

  • Amy VanSurksum, Past Chair
    South Puget Sound Community College
  • Shabeer Amirali, Admissions & Credential Evaluation Network Leader
    Bradley University
  • Salma Benhaida, Recruitment, Advising, Marketing, and Admissions Network Leader
    Kent State University
  • Frank McClary, Regional Liaison Outreach Coordinator
    University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Emilija Zlatkovska, Intensive English Programs Network Leader
    University of Southern Indiana
  • Helen Balderama, International Outreach Coordinator
    York University
  • David Woodward, Sponsored Program Liaison
    American Consortium of Universities

    Regional Liaisons

  • Mike Turay, Region I - Portland State University
  • Shelby Cearley, Region III - Texas Tech University  
  • Becky Hanson, Region IV - University of Iowa
  • Yimin Wang, Region V - Illinois State University
  • Ghina George-Sadek, Region VI - University of Indianapolis
  • Nazanin Tork, Region VII - Agnes Scott College
  • Anna Wise, Region VIII - Towson University
  • Keisha Simon, Region X - Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Patricia McKinney Bergantino, Region XI - Providence College
  • Roger Fong, Region XII - ELS Language Centers - Honolulu