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

Julie Wilbers, MA

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Julie Wilbers
Vanderbilt University
Chair, 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...

Machelle Allman

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professional photo of Machelle Allman
North Carolina State University and University of Washington-Bothell
Chair-elect, Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services (KC ISSS)
Machelle Allman has devoted her entire professional career of over 25 years to international education. After 5 years in international admissions, she switched focus to international student advising and has served students in private colleges, community colleges, and large and small public research...

Regina George

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Regina George
Princeton University
2025 Annual Conference Committee Member, ISSS KC; Past Chair, ISSS KC
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...

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
  • Janice Kim, MA - Campus and Community Programming (CCP) Network Leader - University of Louisville
  • Anastasia Fynn, MBA - Regional Liaison Outreach Coordinator - The University of Utah

Regional Liaisons

  • Adria Buncal, MSEd - Region I - Oregon State University
  • Erin Wish - Region II - Colorado State University
  • Mimi Ghosh, MA - Region III - University of Texas at Austin
  • Morrell Whitley - Region IV - University of Missouri - Columbia
  • Catherine Lee, MA - Region V - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Emily Mitolo - Region VI - University of Dayton
  • Ashley Johnson - Region VII - University of Georgia
  • Katrina Knudsen, MA - Region VIII - University of Maryland, College Park
  • Marieta Chemishanova, EdD - Region X - New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Susannah Marcucci, MA - Region XI - Clark University
  • Mary Alurwar, MA - Region XII - University of California, Davis