Christine Menand, associate director of OIE for study abroad, has worked in the Office of International Education at Carnegie Mellon University since March 2008. Previously she had worked in academia at the University of St. Thomas, College of Business, and in the private sector at the Center for International Business and Travel (CIBT). Menand's primary responsibilities are working with students and departments in regard to study abroad and also facilitating CMU's university student exchange programs. Menand is a current UK Consular Affairs Liaison volunteer, joining the NAFSA Consular Affairs Liaison subcommittee not long after its inception. A NAFSA member since 2008, Menand enjoys the involvement and collegiality of NAFSA, at the local, regional, and national level.