NAFSA has nearly 9,000 members at 3,500 institutions worldwide, representing 94 countries. The organization is divided into 11 geographic regions, which provide the all-important grassroots strength of the association. Many opportunities for involvement, association activities, and leadership are found at the regional level. Each region is governed by an elected chair and a team comprised of representatives of the professional sections and interest groups.

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Kristy Aoki

University of Wisconsi-Green Bay
Chair, Regional Affairs Committee

Kara Johnson

Kara Johnson
Governors State University
Member at Large, Membership Engagement Committee
Kara Johnson is the registrar for Region V and Member at Large of the Membership Engagement Committee.

Jemma Lund

Jemma Lund is the international education leadership (IEL) liaison for Region V.

Yimin Wang

Yimin Want
INTO Illinois State University
Yimin Wang is the international enrollment management (IEM) liaison for Region V and a member of the Leadership Development Committee (LDC).

Katie Burke

Katie Burke is the education abroad (EA) liaison for short-term and faculty-led programs for Region V.

Mark Eckman

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2019 Region V Academy Coach and the Education Abroad Liaison for Region V. Eckman started his career in education abroad in 2007, and has been with UW – Milwaukee since 2011. In his role as director of study abroad he coordinates UWM's many study abroad programs, and works as a member of the Center...

Bob White

Bob White
Masuda Funai
Member at Large, Membership Engagement Committee
Bob White is a partner in the Immigration Group of Masuda Funai in its Schaumburg, Illinois office. Bob has been practicing exclusively in the employment-based immigration area for more than 26 years. Bob was previously Chapter Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association's (AILA) Chicago...

Katerina Roskina

Katerina Roskina
China Credential Services
Katerina Roskina is the CEP Workshop Dean for International Credential Evaluation Workshops. Roskna is the exhibitor coordinator for Region V, and the owner and senior evaluator at China Credential Services. Her professional interests are credential evaluation and research, integration programming...