Each NAFSA region is governed by an elected chair and a team comprised of colleagues from different areas within international education. If you are interested, please take a look at the position descriptions and fill out the Region I team participation interest form.

Positions opening in January 2020 include:

  • Teaching, Learning and Scholarship Rep
  • Advocacy Rep
  • British Columbia Rep
  • ESL Rep

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Lisa Smoker

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ELS Educational Services
Lisa Smoker is the international education leadership (IEL) representative for Region I.

Krista Mantello

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Western Washington University
Krista Mantello is the education abroad (EA) representative for Region I.

Brian Ridge

Brian Ridge
Washington State University
Brian Ridge is the international student and scholar services (ISSS) representative for Region I.

Kathy Gallentine

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Central Washington University
Kathy Gallentine is the teaching, learning, and scholarship (TLS) representative for Region I.

Mike Turay

Mike Turay
Portland State University
Mike Turay is the international enrollment management (IEM) representative for Region I.

David Brandt

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Portland State University
David Brandt is the regulatory ombudsman for scholar issues for Region I.

Josh Davis

Josh Davis
Portland State University
Josh Davis is the regulatory ombudsman for student issues for Region I.

Jackie Li

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Green River College
Jackie Li is the two-year/community college representative for Region I.

Paolo Daniele

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University of Oregon
Paolo Daniele is the membership/outreach representative for Region I.

Raina Reddecliff

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The University of British Columbia
Raina Reddecliff is the British Columbia (BC) representative for Region I.

Jennifer Sills

Jennifer Sills
Vancouver Island University
Jennifer Sills is the British Columbia (BC) representative for Region I.