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.

Dana BrolleyDana Brolley, Chair
Seattle University

Salma BenhaidaSalma Benhaida, Chair-elect
Kent State University

    KC IEM Leadership Team

  • Matthew Beatty, Past Chair
    Concordia College
  • Shabeer Amirali, Admissions & Credential Evaluation Network Leader
    University of Louisville
  • Sean Cochran, Recruitment, Advising, Marketing, and Admissions Network Leader
    California State University, Long Beach
  • Jaishankar Raman, Regional Liaison Outreach Coordinator
    Valparaiso University
  • Emilija Zlatkovska, Intensive English Programs Network Leader
    University of Southern Indiana
  • Helen Balderama, International Outreach Coordinator
    York University
  • Kirsta Kennedy, Sponsored Program Liaison
    Portland State University

    Regional Liaisons

  • Mike Turay, Region I - Portland State University
  • Jake Hoy-Elswick, Region II - Doane University
  • Rebecca Zhang, Region III – Oklahoma State University
  • Becky Hanson, Region IV - University of Iowa
  • Yimin Wang, Region V - Illinois State University
  • Ghina George-Sadek, Region VI - University of Indianapolis
  • Todd Beard, Region VII – Lipscomb University
  • Anna Wise, Region VIII - Towson University
  • Colleen Thapalia, Region X – Clarkson University
  • Matthew Johnston, Region XI – Clark University
  • Roger Fong, Region XII - ELS Language Centers - Honolulu