Regulatory Ombud Subcommittee

 

Use IssueNet: Get Liaison Help to contact your Regulatory Ombud for assistance with specific immigration cases at USCIS Service Centers.

Before submitting your request through IssueNet:

  1. Look for answers in the NAFSA Adviser's Manual
  2. Follow the steps in Immigration Resources for International Student and Scholar Advisers
  3. NAFSA members may contact leaders through the online membership directory

2019 Regbuds

Region I (AK, ID, OR, WA)
Joshua Davis (Student Issues)
Portland State University

 
David Brandt (Scholar Issues)
Portland State University

 
Region II (AZ, CO, KS, MT, NE, NM, UT, WY)
Stacey Coulthard (Student Issues)
The University of Arizona
Courtney Luque Jacobson (Scholar Issues)
Northern Arizona University

 
Region III (AR, LA, OK, TX)
Claudia Sotomayor Hart (Student Issues)
Southern Methodist University

 
Maral Khaghani (Scholar Issues)
UT Southwestern Medical Center

 
Region IV (IA, MN, MO, ND, SD)
Sara Johnson (Student Issues)
North Dakota State University

 
Becky Zama (Scholar Issues)
Iowa State University

 
Region V (IL, MI, WI)
John Prescott (Student Issues)
University of Michigan

 
Bob White (Scholar Issues)
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, LTD

 
Region VI (IN, KY, OH)
Darrin Eaton (Student Issues)
Indiana University-Bloomington

 
Marcus Hammack (Scholar Issues)
Purdue University

 
Region VII (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, U.S. Virgin Islands)
Bryony Higgins (Student Issues)
Clemson University

 
Drew Webster (Scholar Issues)
Georgia State University

 
Region VIII (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, WV)
Michelle Massey (Student Issues)
University of Maryland-Baltimore County

 


 
Region X (NJ, NY)
Claire Rehbock (Student Issues)
Columbia University

 
Colleen Weiss (Scholar Issues)
Columbia University

 
Region XI (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)
Shannon Gerber (Student Issues)
University of Massachusetts-Boston

 
Amanda Doran (Scholar Issues)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
Region XII (CA, HI, NV)
Nusha Shishegar (Student Issues)
Keck Graduate Institute

 
Matthew Loehrer (Scholar Issues)
University of California-San Francisco
 
Subcommittee Chair
Regina George
University of South Alabama