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 in joining the Region I team, please take a look at the position descriptions and fill out the Region I team participation interest form. Various positions open up throughout the year.

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Brian Ridge

Brian Ridge
Washington State University
ISSS Representative, Region I

Colton Oliphant

Colton Oliphant
International Studies Abroad (ISA)
Development Representative, Region I

Jamie Frick

Jamie Frick
Oregon State University
IEM Representative, Region I

Maria Cardieri

Maria Cardieri
Washington State University
Regulatory Ombudsman for Scholar Issues, Region I

Josh Davis

Josh Davis
Portland State University
Regulatory Ombudsman for Student Issues, Region I

Csendi Hopp

Csendi Hopp
Clark College
Two-Year/Community College Representative, Region I

Holly Neyer

Holly Neyer
Lewis-Clark State College
ESL Representative, Region I

Paolo Daniele

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University of Oregon
Membership/Outreach Representative, Region I

Sharla Reid

Sharla Reid
Navitas
British Columbia Representative, Region I

Dana Elliot

Dana Elliot
Global Education Oregon (GEO)
Local Arrangements Coordinator, Region I