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.

Sam Brown, Chair
Brigham Young University

Krista McCallum Beatty, Chair-Elect
Ohio University

KCISSS Leadership Team

  • Elizabeth Matthews, Past Chair – Michigan State University  
  • Tina Rousselot de Saint Céran, International Scholar Advising (ISCA) Network Leader - Clemson University
  • Sheena Connell, International Student Advising (ISTA) Network Leader - University of the Incarnate Word
  • Laurel Druke, Regional Liaison Coordinator - St Giles International
  • Dan Berger, Regulatory Practice Coordinator - Curran and Berger, LLP
  • Cathy Lee Arcuino, Leadership Cultivation Coordinator - North Seattle College
  • Bronwen Watts, Campus and Community Programming (CCP) Network Leader - Colorado State University

Regional Liaisons

  • Bradley Huggins, Region I - Bellevue College
  • Stacey Bailey, Region II - Kansas State University
  • Grace Semple-Paul, Region III - University of Houston
  • Gabriele Schmiegel, Region IV - University of Minnesota
  • Hersh Sisodia, Region V - Michigan State University
  • Amy Cockrell, Region VI - Miami University
  • Charter Morris, Region VII - The University of Alabama
  • Kandy K. Turner, Region VIII - Widener University
  • Nadia Qari, Region X - Columbia University
  • Amanda Connolly, Region XI - Clark University
  • Jay Ward, Region XII - San Francisco State University

Regulatory Ombuds

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

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