This knowledge community provides professional development opportunities for international student and scholar advisers and for those who work or volunteer in campus- and community-based international programming.

ISTA Network

Explore International Student Advising (ISTA) resources and network with peers. 

Explore the ISTA Network

ISCA Network

Explore International Scholar Advising (ISCA) resources and network with peers. 

Explore the ISCA Network

CCP Network

Explore Campus and Community Programming (CCP) resources and network with peers. 

Explore the CCP Network

Regina George

Regina George
Wake Forest University
Chair, Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services (KC ISSS)
Regina George began her career in the University of Southern Mississippi’s international student and scholar services department before taking on an immigration specialist role at INTO University of South Florida. She has also served as an international programs advisor at the University of...

Julie Wilbers, MA

Julie Wilbers
Vanderbilt University
Chair-elect, Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services (KC ISSS)
Julie Wilbers has worked in international education for more than 15 years. She has extensive experience advising international students and scholars on nonimmigrant visas, as well as filing employment-based permanent residency petitions. Wilbers previously served as the International Scholar...

Sheena Maria Connell

 Sheena Connell
University of the Incarnate Word
2024 Annual Conference Committee Member, ISSS KC; Past Chair, ISSS KC
Sheena Maria Connell has been involved with the development of international education at public and private U.S. universities, Intensive English Programs, and secondary schools. She has more than 10 years of combined experience in an international education setting, SEVP regulations and policy...

ISSS Leadership Team

  • Dena Neese, JD - International Scholar Advising (ISCA) Network Leader - Goss Associates
  • Laura Mazzeo Allen, MEd - International Student Advising (ISTA) Network Leader - Kettering University
  • Namiko Bagirimvano, MA - Campus and Community Programming (CCP) Network Leader - University Of Arkansas-Fayetteville
  • Anastasia Fynn, MBA - Regional Liaison Outreach Coordinator - The University of Utah

Regional Liaisons

  • Adria Buncal, MSEd - Region I - Oregon State University
  • Cristi Maetani, MPA - Region II - Brigham Young University
  • Mimi Ghosh, MA - Region III - University of Texas at Austin
  • Kendra Hossain-Morehead, MA - Region IV - Drake University
  • Catherine Lee, MA - Region V - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Peter Thomas, PhD - Region VI - Campbellsville University
  • Ashley Johnson - Region VII - University of Georgia
  • Danielle Davis, MFA - Region VIII - Virginia Tech
  • Stacey DiMarino, MA - Region X - Columbia University
  • Susannah Marcucci, MA - Region XI - Clark University
  • Matthew Loehrer, MA - Region XII - University of California-San Francisco