Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services


This knowledge community provides professional development opportunities for international student and scholar advisers and for those who work or volunteer in campus- and community-based international programming.

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Leadership Team

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

Jenifer RubyJenifer Ruby
Rollins College

Tina Rousselot de Saint CéranTina Rousselot de Saint Céran
Georgia Institute of Technology

KC ISSS Leadership Team

  • Krista McCallum Beatty, Past Chair – Michigan State University
  • Julie Wilbers, International Scholar Advising (ISCA) Network Leader - University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Sheena Connell, International Student Advising (ISTA) Network Leader - University of the Incarnate Word
  • Rose Francois, Regional Liaison Coordinator - Hult International Business School - Boston
  • Marieta Chemishanova, Regulatory Practice Coordinator - Valencia College
  • Cathy Lee Arcuino, Leadership Cultivation Coordinator - University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Bronwen Watts, Campus and Community Programming (CCP) Network Leader - Colorado State University

Regional Liaisons

  • Brian Ridge, Region I - Washington State University
  • Amy Bello, Region II - University of Colorado-Denver
  • Jose Martinez, Region III - University of the Incarnate Word
  • Thomas Merlot, Region IV - Missouri Valley College
  • Chamu Gowrishankar, Region V - Wayne State University
  • Amy Cockrell, Region VI - Miami University-Oxford
  • Catherine Crowe, Region VII - The University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • Kelly Hughes, Region VIII - Towson University
  • Lauren Berlamino, Region X - Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Ozan Say, Region XI - Yale University
  • Adrienne Bergenfeld, Region XII - University of California-Santa Cruz

Regulatory Ombuds

Find your Regulatory Ombud Subcommittee member and contact him/her regarding specific immigration cases using IssueNet.

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