The following NAFSA members have volunteered their time, support, and expertise to serve on the current Region XII Team. Please feel free to contact them for assistance.

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Travis Pentz

Travis Pentz
University of California, San Francisco
Past Chair, Region XII

Malou Amparo

University of California, San Diego
Archivist, Region XII

Keri Toma

Keri Toma
San Jose State University
Secretary, Region XII

Elaine Padilla

elaine padilla
University of Southern California
Membership & Mentorship Representative, Region XII

Alex Nichol

Alex Nichol
International Education Center at Diablo Valley College
Communications Coordinator, Region XII

Adilia Ross

adilia ross
University of Nevada, Reno
Education & Training Coordinator, Region XII

Zachary Frieders

Zachary Frieders
University of California, Davis
TLS Representative, Region XII
Among his more notable achievements, Zachary implemented more affordable programs during uncertain economic times and achieved success by increasing enrollments on abroad programs. He has fostered productive and amicable relationships during a time of great organizational change while at UC Davis...

Rikki Mitsunaga

Rikki Mitsunaga
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
IEM Representative, Region XII Hawaii & Pacific District Team

Nusha Shishegar

nusha shishegar
Glendale Community College
Regulatory Ombud - Students, Region XII

Matthew Loehrer

Matt Loehrer
University of California, San Francisco
Regulatory Ombud - Scholars, Region XII

Mary Alurwar

Mary Alurwar
University of California, Davis
Postdoc Representative, Region XII

Dennis Chase

Dennis Chase
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa - Outreach College
Hawaii & Pacific Islands District Representative, Past Chair Hawaii & Pacific District, Region XII

Jay Bartletti

Academic Programs International (API)
Past Chair, Region XII Southern District

Nathan Benzschawel

nathan benzschawe
University of San Francisco
Past Chair and Conference Co-Chair, Region XII Northern District

Amanda Stibick

CSN International Center
Nevada District Representative, Region XII

Trish Reiff

University of California, Davis
Archivist and IEL Chair, Region XII Northern District

Susan Oh

Susan Oh
University of California, Los Angeles
Advocacy Apprentice, Region XII