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Machelle Allman

Immigration Specialist
North Carolina State University and University of Washington-Bothell
2024 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 institutions. She has served in leadership positions at the state and regional levels and served at the national level in the chair stream for NAFSA’s Region I. She is a past coach for the NAFSA Academy for International Education and a trainer for its Management Development Program (MDP). She presents and trains frequently on regulatory and other advising topics, including F-1 regulations, employment issues, best practices in international student advising, and leadership.