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.

Krista McCallum Beatty, Chair
Iowa State University

Jenifer Ruby, Chair-elect
Rollins College

KC ISSS Leadership Team

  • Sam Brown, Past Chair – Brigham Young University
  • Tina Rousselot de Saint Céran, International Scholar Advising (ISCA) Network Leader - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Sheena Connell, International Student Advising (ISTA) Network Leader - University of the Incarnate Word
  • Rose Francois, Regional Liaison Coordinator - Hult International Business School - Boston
  • 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

  • Joshua Davis, Region I - Portland State University
  • Amy Bello, Region II - University of Colorado-Denver
  • Jose Martinez, Region III - University of the Incarnate Word
  • Gabriele Schmiegel, Region IV - University of Minnesota-Twin Cities  
  • John Prescott, Region V - University of Michigan
  • Amy Cockrell, Region VI - Miami University-Oxford
  • Catherine Crowe, Region VII - The University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • Kandy K. Turner, Region VIII - Widener University
  • Nadia Rizvi, Region X - Columbia University
  • Amanda Connolly, Region XI - University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • 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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